Eurozone dismisses Greek budget deal-continued

February 10, 2012--Eurozone finance ministers dismissed as incomplete a reputed €3.3 billion package of Greek budget cuts presented to them in hopes of securing a new €130 billion bailout; lenders are demanding €325 million in further cuts to this year’s budget, parliamentary approval
of a sweeping reform package and a pledge from the country’s political leaders to ensure that they will maintain their commitment after April elections.

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Ukraine: Reforms Helped to Stabilize Economy, but Continued and Faster Reforms are Key
Ukraine's GDP to decline by 12 percent in 2015, but 1 percent growth is possible in 2016, projects World Bank
October 5, 2015--Despite a few encouraging signs of economic stabilization seen in July and August 2015, in its new Ukraine Macroeconomic Update the World Bank projects real GDP to fall by 12 percent this year, down from an earlier projected 7.5 percent decline.
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ESMA adds Index CDS to central clearing obligation
October 2, 2015--The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has today finalised and issued a draft regulatory technical standard (RTS) for the central clearing of Credit Default Swaps (CDS), ESMA is required to develop RTS which implement the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).
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Final Report Draft technical standards on the Clearing Obligation-Index Credit Derivatives
October 2, 2015--ESMA-Final Report Draft technical standards on the Clearing Obligation-Credit Derivatives
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ESMA sees progress in reform of EU credit rating industry
October 2, 2015--The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published two sets of Technical Advice (TS) and a Report on the regulation of credit rating agencies (CRAs) in the EU.
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Q&A-Implementation of the Regulation (EU) No 648/2012 on OTC derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories (EMIR) (No.14)
October 1, 2015--The 14th update includes guidance on a procedure to be followed by counterparties and TRs in order to update counterparty's identifier in case where a counterparty obtains LEI or its LEI changes due to a merger or acquisition.
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Switzerland's GAM shuts active ETF range
September 30, 2015--Swiss asset manager GAM Holding will close its range of actively managed exchange traded funds after admitting that the products are failing to gather assets.
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Turnover at Deutsche Boerse's cash markets at 142.3 billion euros in September
September 30, 2015--Order book turnover on Xetra, Börse Frankfurt and Tradegate Exchange across all asset classes stood at €142.3 billion in September (September 2014: €100.9 billion).
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Eurex expands equity index derivatives segment
Mini DAX Futures contracts available from 28 October onwards
September 30, 2015--Eurex Exchange, the international derivatives market of Deutsche Börse Group, will launch a new equity index contract on 28 October 2015.
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ECB to use STOXX GC Pooling Indices as new euro secured benchmark rate
September 30, 2015--Deutsche Börse Group welcomes that the European Central Bank (ECB) will use the STOXX EUR GC Pooling index family going forward.
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World Bank-Russia Economic Report 34: Balancing Economic Adjustment and Transformation
September 30, 2015--The continued impact of the lower oil prices in a context of ongoing international sanctions will cause the Russian economy to contract by an estimated 3.8 percent in 2015, the World Bank said today in its latest Russia Economic Report launched in Moscow.
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EU unveils push for non-bank lending to end slump
September 30, 2015--The EU's financial services chief unveiled a wide array of measures Wednesday to encourage non-bank lending across Europe in a bid to reboot slumping investment that is threatening economic growth.
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Turkey's Borsa Istanbul says 'may be difficult' to IPO by Q2 2016
September 29, 2015--Turkey's Borsa Istanbul may struggle to launch an initial public offering (IPO) by the second quarter of next year as planned, its chief executive said on Tuesday, citing low market valuations.
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High-Frequency Traders Catch a Break in EU Market-Making Rules
Regulations seek to ensure market making is more stable
Venues aren't required to give incentives for some assets
September 29, 2015--High-frequency traders just caught a break in Europe, where it's now easier to escape stricter rules for market makers.
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DekaBank To License Newly Launched EURO iSTOXX ex Financials High Dividend 50 Index
September 29, 2015--STOXX Limited, a leading provider of innovative, tradable and global index concepts, today announced that the newly launched EURO iSTOXX ex Financials High Dividend 50 Index has been licensed to DekaBank as the underlying for an exchange-traded fund (ETF).
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New Deka equity index ETF launched on Xetra
ETF tracks highest dividend stocks in euro zone excluding financials
September 29, 2015--A new equity index ETF issued by Deka Investment GmbH has been tradable on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt since Tuesday.
ETF-name: Deka EURO iSTOXX ex Fin Dividend+ UCITS ETF
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Deutsche Boerse partners with REGIS-TR to support clients in meeting MiFID II requirements
September 29, 2015--Comprehensive reporting systems for on and off-exchange transactions will cover various regulations/Regular workshops with regulators and clients
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From Recovery to Reinvigorated Growth in South East Europe
September 28, 2015--STORY HIGHLIGHTS
The latest World Bank South East Europe Regular Economic Report points to a recovery in growth in the six economies of the region-Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, the Former Yugoslav Republic of (FYR) Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia.
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ECB-Monetary developments in the euro area: August 2015
September 25, 2015--The annual growth rate of the broad monetary aggregate M3 decreased to 4.8% in August 2015, from 5.3% in July.
The annual growth rate of the narrower aggregate M1, which includes currency in circulation and overnight deposits, decreased to 11.4% in August, from 12.2% in July.
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Forecasts for the UK economy: September 2015
September 23, 2015--Forecasts for the UK economy is a monthly comparison of independent forecasts.
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UBS launches eight new Factor ETFs on Xetra
ETFs give investors access to the MSCI factor index family
September 22, 2015--Eight new factor ETFs from UBS Global Asset Management have been tradable on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt since Tuesday.
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Eurex expands product offering on European government bonds
Futures contracts on Spanish government bonds available as of 26 October
September 17, 2015--Eurex Exchange, the international derivatives marketplace of Deutsche Börse Group, will offer a new interest rate future based on the long-term bonds issued by the Spanish government, starting 26 October 2015.
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STOXX Introduces iSTOXX Europe Centenary Indices
September 16, 2015--STOXX Limited, a leading provider of innovative, tradable and global index concepts, today announced the launch of the iSTOXX Europe Centenary and iSTOXX Europe Centenary Select 30 indices.
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Two new Amundi ETFs launched on Xetra
ETFs provide access to performance of Japanese stock corporations and global stock corporations with low carbon exposure
September 15, 2015--Two new exchange-listed equity index funds issued by Amundi have been listed in Deutsche Börse's XTF segment and tradable via Xetra and Börse Frankfurt since Tuesday.
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ESMA raises its market risk indicator to highest level
September 14, 2015--The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published today its Trends, Risks and Vulnerabilities Report No. 2 for 2015 on European Union (EU) securities markets, covering market developments from January to June 2015.
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ESAs see continued risks in EU financial markets and call for rigorous action on assets and liabilities
September 9, 2015--The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) for securities (ESMA), banking (EBA), and insurance and occupational pensions (EIOPA) have today issued their August 2015 Joint Committee Report on Risks and Vulnerabilities in the EU financial system.
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Three new iShares smart beta ETFs launched on Xetra
ETFs provide access to MSCI Multi-Factor index family
September 9, 2015--Three new iShares ETFs from BlackRock's product offering have been tradable via Xetra and Börse Frankfurt since Wednesday.
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