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Dow Jones Indexes to license Six Dividend Indexes to UniCredit Launch of New Regional, Country Indexes To Provide Enhanced Transparency
February 8, 2012--Dow Jones Indexes today announced that six new dividend indexes have been licensed by UniCredit to serve as the basis for Certificates to be issued in Germany and Austria.
Marketed under the brand names “HypoVereinsbank onemarkets” in Germany and “UniCredit onemarkets” in Austria, the certificates will be listed on the Frankfurt and Stuttgart Stock Exchanges. The indexes are calculated according to Dow Jones Indexes’ “distributing” methodology.

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May 22, 2015--WisdomTree, a world-leading provider of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), held a seminar at the Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) to talk about the launch of the WisdomTree ISEQ 20(R) ETF on the ISE on 20 April 2015.
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IMF-Russian Federation: Concluding Statement of the 2015 Article IV Mission
May 21, 2015--The Russian economy is in a recession due to lower oil prices and sanctions. In addition, long-term growth remains low given structural bottlenecks. The authorities' macroeconomic policies have helped stabilize the situation, but there remain significant uncertainties regarding oil prices and geopolitical risks.
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May 19, 2015--BATS Chi-X Europe (BATS), Europe's largest stock exchange, has announced new trading tariffs to incentivise tighter price formation and promote deeper liquidity as it continues its campaign to improve the European marketplace for exchange-traded funds and products (ETFs/ETPs).
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New PIMCO Source active ETF launched on Xetra
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May 19, 2015--A new active ETF issued by PIMCO Fixed Income Source has been tradable on Xetra since Tuesday. This is a new asset class for the PIMCO Euro Short Maturity Source UCITS ETF, which is already tradable on Xetra.
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New Deka equity index ETF launched on Xetra
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May 19, 2015--WisdomTree, the $61bn exchange traded funds provider, is to bring two of its best-selling US ETFs to Europe in response to growing appetite for currency-hedged ETFs.
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Benchmarks: restoring confidence in the financial markets
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May 13, 2015--Further policy is needed to return to self-sustaining growth. The European Commission today adopted country-specific economic policy recommendations for 2015 and 2016 asking for national actions to create jobs and stimulate growth.
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Statistics: Forecasts for the UK economy: April 2015
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ESMA publishes updates to Q&As on the AIFMD application
May 12, 2015--The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) publishes updated questions and answers on the application of the AIFMD.
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Joint Committee Report on Securitisation
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ESMA releases final guidelines clarifying the definition of commodity derivatives under MiFID I
May 6, 2015--The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) today published guidelines on the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) I.
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ESMA-Investment using virtual currency or distributed ledger technology
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