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SPDR Thomson Reuters Global Convertible Bond UCITS ETF launched on Xetra

SPDR Thomson Reuters Global Convertible Bond UCITS ETF launched on Xetra ETF tracks the global market for convertible bonds for the first time
October 15, 2014--A new bond index fund from the ETF offering issued by SPDR (State Street Global Advisors) has been tradable in the XTF segment on Xetra since Wednesday.
ETF name: SPDR Thomson Reuters Global Convertible Bond UCITS ETF Asset class: convertible bonds
ISIN: IE00BNH72088
Total expense ratio: 0.50 percent

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Forecasts for the UK economy: October 2014

October 15, 2014--Forecasts for the UK economy is a monthly comparison of independent forecasts. This edition contains forecasts to 2018.

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UK government successfully issues a sovereign bond in China's currency, the renminbi (RMB).

October 14, 2014--The UK government has today successfully issued a sovereign bond in China's currency, the renminbi (RMB), becoming the first western country to do so and issuing the largest ever non-Chinese RMB bond.

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Government kicks off first RMB bond deal

October 9, 2014--Three major banks have been appointed by the government following a fair and rigorous process to help deliver the planned sale of Britain's RMB bond.

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Corrigendum: IOSCO Securities Market Risk Outlook 2014-15

October 10, 2014--It has come to IOSCO's attention that two charts published in its Securities Market Risk Outlook 2014-15 have raised concerns regarding the accuracy of the underlying data on which the charts are based.

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Declines in commodity prices likely to continue through 2015, says WB report

October 16, 2014--Prices of most commodities, particularly oil, are expected to remain weak for the remainder of this year and through much of 2015, says the World Bank's latest issue of Commodity Markets Outlook, released today.

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SINGAPORE-IMF STAFF REPORT FOR THE 2014 ARTICLE IV CONSULTATION KEY ISSUES

October 17, 2014--Outlook and risks. Following an upturn in 2013, growth is expected to moderate somewhat during 2014-2015, narrowing the positive output gap. The impact of recovering demand in advanced economies is likely to be offset by the ongoing real appreciation of the currency and the gradual tightening in global monetary conditions. Transitional costs related to the economic restructuring (see next paragraph) are also expected to dampen growth in the near term.

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Deutsche Borse partners with African Stock Exchange

First pan-African exchange to open in 2015 / Easier access for Xetra users to markets in Africa
October 16, 2014-- The African Stock Exchange (AFSX) plans to use the technology and support services of Deutsche Börse's Xetra trading venue. The AFSX is a start-up based in Mauritius with the objective of offering securities trading for the whole of Africa. Xetra trading participants will have easier access to the African financial markets in future through the Deutsche Börse infrastructure.

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IMF Working paper-Determinants of Financial Market Spillovers: The Role of Portfolio Diversification, Trade, Home Bias, and Concentration

October 17, 2014-- Summary: This paper defines financial market spillovers as the comovement between two countries' financial markets and analyzes financial market spillovers over the period 2001-12 through four channels: bilateral portfolio investment, bilateral trade, home bias, and country concentration. The paper finds that, if a country has a large amount of bilateral portfolio exposure in another country, these two countries' comovement of bond yields are large.

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IMF Survey-Emerging Europe: Geopolitical Tensions Taking a Toll

October 10, 2014--Growth slows down in much of the region
Geopolitical risks and weak growth in the euro area weigh on the outlook
Reviving corporate credit and investment are crucial to secure a robust recovery
Overall economic growth is slowing down in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe (CESEE). The IMF has revised down the 2014 growth forecasts for the region to 1.2 percent largely reflecting the effects of Ukraine-Russia tensions.

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IMF-Regional Economic Outlook Update: Asia and Pacific

IMF Survey Asia and Pacific: Still Going Strong, Says the IMF
October 10, 2014--Steady economic outlook for Asia and Pacific helped by supportive policies, accommodative financial conditions
Risks include abrupt tightening of global liquidity, stretched real estate markets, lower potential growth
Call for policymakers to push forward with structural reforms, rebuild macroeconomic policy space.

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IMF-Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean Slows Further

October 10, 2014--IMF trims growth forecast for Latin American and Caribbean to 1.3% in 2014 and 2.2% in 2015
Lower commodity prices, domestic policy uncertainties main drag on growth
Structural reforms critically needed to increase productivity and potential growth
Economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean has slowed more than anticipated, as weak growth in South America has outweighed an incipient recovery in Mexico, according to the IMF's latest forecast for the region.

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IMF World Economic Outlook (WEO) Legacies, Clouds, Uncertainties-October 2014

October 7, 2014--Despite setbacks, an uneven global recovery continues. Largely due to weaker-than-expected global activity in the first half of 2014, the growth forecast for the world economy has been revised downward to 3.3 percent for this year, 0.4 percentage point lower than in the April 2014 World Economic Outlook (WEO). The global growth projection for 2015 was lowered to 3.8 percent.

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IMF-Emerging Market Volatility: Lessons from The Taper Tantrum

October 3, 2014-- Summary: Accommodative monetary policies in advanced economies have spurred increased capital inflows into emerging markets since the global financial crisis. Starting in May 2013, when the Federal Reserve publicly discussed its plans for tapering unconventional monetary policies, these emerging markets have experienced financial turbulence at the same that their domestic economic activity has slowed.

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IMF Survey-Shadow Banking Is Boon, Bane for Financial System

October 1, 2014--Shadow banking differs between countries,shares same underlying drivers
Shadow banking contributes substantially to financial risks in United States,much less in Europe
Regulators should work together to avoid risks migrating
Shadow banking is both a boon and a bane for countries,and to reap its benefits,policymakers should minimize the risks it poses to the overall financial system.

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WisdomTree files with the SEC

October 17, 2014--WisdomTree has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the WisdomTree Brazilian Real Strategy Fund.

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ProShares files with the SEC

October 17, 2014--ProShares has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC. This post-effective amendment relates only to ProShares Midcap Dividend Growers ETF and ProShares Russell 2000 Dividend Growers ETF.

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First Trust files with the SEC

October 16, 2014--First Trust has filed a post-effective amendment, registration statement with the SEC for the First Trust Eurozone AlphaDEX(R) ETF.

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