|Indian gold ETF investment doubled last year- and set to surge this-continued|
|As investors in India look to bolster their investment portfolio and look for options outside the stock market, demand for ETFs that invest in gold doubled in 2011 and is forecast to rise further in 2012.|
February 27, 2012--Banks dealing in bullion and importing houses in India might have put the brakes on importing gold in the country, but Indian investors just cannot keep away from gold.
|If not in the physical form in terms of jewellery, gold biscuits or gold coins, small investors, corporate houses in India and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have decided to go the a stage further and invest in paper gold.
The country's purchase of gold electronic traded funds (ETFs) doubled in 2011 as corporates and SMEs invested heavily in what has been termed by retailers a traditional favourite of wealthy individuals and higher middle class households in India.
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|Leveraged ETF trading hits historic high in Tokyo-Nikkei Asian Review|
|Leveraged ETF trading hits historic high in Tokyo
October 28, 2014-October trading for the benchmark leveraged exchange-traded index fund has already topped monthly records here as retail and foreign investors seek quick ways to cash in on volatile stock prices in Tokyo.
|HK-Shanghai Link-up Delayed, Not Derailed|
|October 26, 2014--No firecrackers were lit at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange this morning to celebrate the much-anticipated launch of the Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect.|
|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.|
|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.
|BlackRock replaces iShares Asia chief|
|October 10, 2014-- Susan Chan has taken up the role in addition to her position as head of iShares;Asia capital markets team.|
|WEF Collaboration Key to Economic Future of South Caucasus and Central Asia|
|September 10, 2014--Greater cross-border collaboration in terms of economic policy-making could bring significant benefits to economies in the South Caucasus and Central Asia region as they aim to build resilience and take advantage of growth opportunities in the changing global economy, according to the findings of a new report, Scenarios for the South Caucasus and Central Asia, launched today.|
|World Bank Expects Slower Growth in Developing East Asia Pacific in 2014|
|Forecast Shows Region to Grow Nearly 7% This Year and Next
October 6, 2014-Developing countries in East Asia Pacific will see slightly slower economic growth this year, but the pace of growth in the region, excluding China, will pick up next year, as the gradual recovery in high-income economies boosts demand for exports from the region, according to the East Asia Pacific Economic Update released today by the World Bank. Still, developing East Asia Pacific remains the fastest-growing region in the world.
|Led by India, South Asia Economic Growth to Accelerate, World Bank|
|October 6. 2014--Economic growth in South Asia is forecast to accelerate to 2016 led by an increase in activity in India, the biggest economy in a region that has the world's largest concentration of poor people, a World Bank report said.|