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22.09.2016

ECB expects Eurozone economic recovery to be gradually

The ECB ensures, in the monthly bulletin, that "Domestic demand remains supported by the pass-through of the monetary policy measures to the real economy". Although it provides for economic growth for next year, it will take place at a gradual pace. "Moderate global growth continued in the first half of 2016. Looking ahead, global growth is expected to recover gradually. Low interest rates, improving labour markets and growing confidence support the outlook for advanced economies, although the uncertainty generated by the referendum in the United Kingdom on EU membership will weigh on demand in that country.

 
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22.09.2016

SSB axes 1440 jobs over 2020

SBB will cut 1,400 jobs over the next four years: the same federal railways have made the announcement in the morning, motivating the measure with the need to reduce costs and increase competitiveness.

 
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22.09.2016

SGS: fundamental acquisition in US agricultural market

The Geneva-based SGS Group (Société Générale de Surveillance), world leader in the certification and inspection industry, expands its activities in agriculture in the United States. It acquired McCrea's license and assets, an agency approved by the US Department of Agriculture. This was reported by Reuters.

 
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21.09.2016

VW investors sue car giant for €8.2 bn over Dieselgate

Volkswagen will face claims for 8.2 billion euro over Dieselgate. About 1,400 lawsuits have been lodged at the regional court in Braunschweig near VW’s Wolfsburg headquarters, the court said. The facts date back to last year, when from United States emerged that the Wolfsburg automaker used a software to make up the data on harmful emissions of its cars. Overall about two billion requests come from institutional investors, while the remaining 6.2 billion come from private investors.

 
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21.09.2016

Gold continues to struggle with resistance

The yellow metal continued to try and break the resistance put up by the weekly pivot point at 1,316.02 on Wednesday morning. Although, the metal had reached far above the resistance and touched the 1,320 mark, it retreated afterwards, as the 20-day SMA is approaching at 1,322.16, and it is set to provide additional resistance against the bullion's surge. Daily aggregate technical indicators forecast a fall of the metal by the end of the day's trading session, and the closest support level is at 1,305.52. Both of these factors indicate, that the rising wedge pattern of the metal might be soon broken. 

 
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21.09.2016

Bank of Japan sets yield curve control

The Bank of Japan has delivered its verdict, which guarantees the expansive approach of monetary policy, however, changing its center of gravity. Market participants have yet to digest the meaning of the statement from the Bank of Japan through the words that Governor Haruhiko Kuroda pronounced during press conference. The biggest change announced by Japan's central bank regards strategy: now, the Bank of Japan will introduce QE with "yeld curve control". The BoJ will no longer check the monetary base, but rates, both short and long-term, buying long-term government bond in order to ensure that the ten-year yields continue to hover around zero, then at current levels.

 
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21.09.2016

Postal Savings Bank of China recorded the largest IPO in 2016

Postal Savings Bank of China closed its placement on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong raising $ 7.4 billion and recording the largest world's largest IPO this year and the biggest since listing in New York of the online commerce giant Alibaba in 2014, 25 billion dollars. The evaluation by $ 7.4 billion of PSBC is still lower than expected by the same company that aimed to collect more than $ 8 billion.

 
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21.09.2016

ZKB experts forecast swiss growth will be moderate

The Zurich Cantonal Bank (ZKB) keeps unchanged its growth forecasts for the Swiss economy: according to the institute's specialists, the gross domestic product will increase by 1.1% this year and 0.9% in 2017. ZKB economists are therefore fundamentally different from majority of other experts, who have recently revised upwards their estimates after news of a surprisingly large increase in GDP in the second quarter.

 
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21.09.2016

SNB reports balance of payments slightly falls in August

n the second quarter the balance of current transactions in Switzerland showed a surplus of 17.3 billion francs, 3.4 billion less than the same period last year and 7.9 billion more in the first quarter of 2016. Total revenue reached 143.9 billion, the outputs 126.6 billion, the Swiss National Bank (SNB) reports in a press release today. The balance of goods and services amounted to +19.5 billion, one of the primary revenue up 1.5 billion and that of secondary revenues to 3.7 billion.

 
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21.09.2016

ArtExpo Milan

ArtExpo 2016, that took place last 8-15 September in Milan, is more than an art fair. Infact ArtExpo is a in depth projects where artists, art lovers, collectors can meet each other.

 
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