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22.01.2016

Policy risks emerge as key to Outlook on Central And Eastern European sovereign ratings 

"The outlook balance for the region overall is negative, largely because of policy risks", said Standard & Poor's Ratings Services  in its latest review of Central and Eastern European (CEE) sovereign ratings outlooks

 
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22.01.2016

Comments on ECB meeting and global fixed income themes 

2016 has, so far, been a volatile and tumultuous year for financial markets. Only three weeks in, we have already seen a multitude of news events causing risk aversion to spike. These include, to name just a few, the tumbling price of oil, a myriad of different policy moves from the Chinese authorities, conflicting indicators of Chinese economic growth and subsequent fears of slower global growth, yet more idiosyncratic corporate events and geopolitical events.  

 
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22.01.2016

Markets rebound! Oil and Draghi pull equities off their lows  

Markets rebound! Oil and Draghi pull equities off their lows  

 
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20.01.2016

Seeking shelter from the storm: the selloff continues

Stocks continued to plummet last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 2.19% to close the week at 15,988, while the S&P 500 Index declined 2.18% to 1,880, and the Nasdaq Composite Index fell 3.34% to 4,488. In fixed income, the yield on the benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury fell from 2.11% to 2.03% as its price rose.

 
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19.01.2016

ECB: January Bank Lending Survey goes to the right direction, no trigger for Draghi

The ECB's January Bank Lending Survey continues to go in the right direction and doesn’t give Draghi much ammunition for further easing on Thursday

 
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18.01.2016

Financial Markets: 10 surprises for 2016

Not only China and oil price. 10 risks that coul increase pressing on the stock markets in 2016

 
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22.12.2015

Future of Banks: how FinTech could disrupt ratings

Technology is shaking the pillars of traditional banking. A new type of competition is emerging from FinTech

 
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21.12.2015

DBRS rates European Union at triple A with stable outlook

DBRS rating confirmed the European Union rating at AAA with a stable outlook. The Eu's conservative budgetary management and the institution's preferred creditor status are two of the factors benefiting European rating. DBRS mantains a low short term risk view also if it warns that ratings could be lowered in case of a deterioration in the credit rating of the Eu's core member states and their committment to supporto the European Union.

 
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20.12.2015

Switzerland: distribution of foreign collective investment schemes to qualified investors (part 1)

In September 2012 the Swiss Parliament passed amendments to the Swiss Collective Investment Schemes Act (CISA). In February 2013 the Swiss Federal Council adopted an amendment to the Collective Investment Schemes Ordinance (CISO) that effectively completed the process of turning the revised CISA into law.

 
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17.12.2015

BlackRock: Fed rate hike is good news, expected ongoing volatility

BlackRock expects a ongoing volatility, but remember that while rates are no longer at zero, they remain extremely low, and will likely remain low for some time.

 
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