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Month-End Leaves Market at Crossroads

Global equity markets are closing another strong month. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index was little changed on the day, but up 4.3% in October, the 10th consecutive monthly advance. Europe’s Dow Jones Stoxx 600 is...

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Greek Bonds may Soon be Included in ECB Purchases

The ECB does not include Greek bonds in its sovereign bond purchase operation. However, the progress is being made, and it is possible that starting early next year, the ECB will buy Greek bonds. Greece...

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Bonds and Stocks Rally, Leaving Greenback to Meander

The US dollar entered a consolidative phase yesterday, and this carried into today’s activity. While the foreign exchange market is sidelined as the two-week trend slows, the stocks and bonds are posting strong gains today....

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Inflation index bonds in India, will they work?

The inflation index bonds which were introduced in the union budget last year have evoked a lack luster response. Inflation index bonds vary from traditional bonds in terms of returns. While traditional bonds offer a...

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CPI Linked securities for inflation proof future

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is issuing CPI linked Inflation Indexed National Saving Securities – Cumulative (IINSS-C) between 23rd December 2013 and 30th December 2013 for investment by retail investors. This instrument which will...

Any Bonds Today?

Can you imagine Julia Roberts and Gwyneth Paltrow helping the US government sell bonds or Jay Z and Justin Timberlake composing songs about Treasury bills? It would not be the first time Hollywood stars or...

ECB holds interest rates at Slovenia meeting

The European Central Bank (ECB) has decided to keep its main refinancing rate unchanged in a bid to calm markets. But the focus really has been on when exactly its bond-buying program will get off...

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German lawmakers votes in favour of bigger EFSF

WORLD MARKET – The German parliament on Thursday voted to increase the size and flexibility of the euro-zone rescue fund, providing an important victory for Chancellor Angela Merkel as she battles increasing public skepticism over...