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7 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Dollar Gains Versus Emerging Currencies While BHP Slides

The dollar climbed against its Asian emerging-market peers and held gains against the euro before the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve 's last meeting.

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Related Topix: BHP Billiton, Mining, Financial Markets, RiskMetrics, Apple, Startups

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14 hrs ago | MSN Money

S&P 500 nears record as gold retreats

U.S. stocks rose, with the Standard & Poor's 500 Index near an all-time high, and the dollar strengthened as data showed a strengthening economy with inflation running below Federal Reserve targets.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, RiskMetrics, Home Depot, Retail, Household Products, Newtown, PA

20 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

PSEi hits new 14-month high

The Philippine Stock Exchange index hit a new 14-month high, ahead of the weight increase of several blue chip companies in the MSCI Philippine index.

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Related Topix: RiskMetrics, Personal Finance, Retirement, Financial Markets

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Barron's

Emerging Markets Evening Read

The iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF rose and the iShares MSCI India ETF each rose 1.4%, while the iShares MSCI Turkey ETF rose 1.55%.

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Related Topix: RiskMetrics, Blog News

Seeking Alpha

Do Low Volatility ETFs Deliver 'The Goods'?

As a retiree, I am risk adverse but still want to receive an adequate return on my investments.

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Related Topix: The Goods, Country, Financial Markets, RiskMetrics

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Bloomberg

Asian Stocks Head for Longest Winning Streak in 4 Months

Asian stocks rose for a sixth day, with the regional benchmark index on course for its longest winning streak in four months, as consumer and technology shares climbed.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, RiskMetrics

Bloomberg

Qatar Stocks Drop as MSCI Cancels Mesaieed Decision; Dubai Falls

Qatar shares declined the most in more than three weeks after index provider MSCI Inc. reversed a decision to add Mesaieed Petrochemical Holding Co.

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Related Topix: World News, Qatar, Middle East, RiskMetrics, United Arab Emirates, Financial Markets, 9

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Barron's

Emerging Markets Week in Review

Editor's Note: Barron's this week split emerging markets blog coverage into two pieces .

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Related Topix: Blog News, Vladimir Putin, World News, Ukraine, Turkey, Middle East, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Sys-Con Media

PIMCO Plans to Launch Three New ETFs; Will Close Four Others

PIMCO, a leading global investment management firm, intends to launch three new actively managed exchange-traded funds -- the PIMCO Fundamental IndexPLUS AR Active ETF, the PIMCO International Fundamental IndexPLUS AR Strategy Active ETF and the PIMCO Foreign Bond Active ETF .

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Related Topix: RiskMetrics

Forbes.com

Brazil Equities Due For Correction

Investors may be cheering the likelihood of Brazil's incumbent Dilma Rousseff being kicked to the curb in the October presidential election, but that will not be enough to push the iShares MSCI Brazil exchange traded fund over $50.

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Related Topix: Dilma Rousseff, RiskMetrics

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Washington Post

Global Stocks Gain on Putin as Bonds Rise on Economy; Oil Sinks

Global stocks rose as tensions eased in Ukraine, while bonds climbed on bets central banks will support the economy amid weaker-than-forecast data.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, RiskMetrics, 9, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Investment Services

Barron's

Emerging Markets Evening Reading

The Ibovespa Index rose 0.36% to 55,780.41 Thursday. Banks were among the day's big movers following Wednesday's market selloff in Brazil.

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Related Topix: Dilma Rousseff, RiskMetrics

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Business Wire

MSCI Equity Indexes August 2014 Index Review

All changes will be implemented as of the close of August 29, 2014. These changes have been posted on the Index Review web page on MSCI's web site at http://www.msci.com/products/indexes/size/standard/index_review.html .

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Related Topix: RiskMetrics, US Oncology, REIT, Personal Finance

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Barron's

Monday: Best Day This Year For Emerging Markets?

That's because even as total global markets lost 4% in dollar-terms in the two weeks through Aug. 7, money flowed into emerging market funds to the tune of $9 billion.

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Related Topix: RiskMetrics, Financial Markets

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The company's bro... )--Regulatory News: Ontex Group NV discloses the notification of significant shareholdings that it has received according to the Belgian Law of 2... )--Time Warner Cable is partnering with actor and producer Adrian Grenier on the upcoming documentary "52: The Search for the Loneliest Whale in the World" and is calling on...

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Related Topix: RiskMetrics, Korn Ferry International, Human Resources

Hispanic Business

MSCI Completes Acquisition of GMI Ratings

Clients of GMI Ratings include leading institutional investors, banks, insurers, auditors, regulators and corporations seeking to incorporate environmental, social and governance factors into risk assessment and decision-making.

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Related Topix: RiskMetrics

Barron's

U.S. Indexes Restrict Russia Stocks

The keepers of U.S. stock indexes are capping Russian stocks in light of expanded U.S. sanctions against Russia for its incursion into Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, RiskMetrics, Reuters

Barron's

Emerging Markets Morning Read: Russia Stocks Capped

Nearly 300 Russian trucks headed for eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, but Kiev said it won't allow an army convoy to enter without Red Cross supervision.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, RiskMetrics, Poland, NY

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Bangkok Post

Asian stocks up, as oil, wheat down

Asian stocks rose, with the regional index extending gains after its biggest one-day jump since June, while the Korean won climbed amid optimism geopolitical tensions are abating.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, RiskMetrics

GuruFocus.com

Wasatch International Growth Fund Q2 2014 Commentary

Overview The Wasatch International Growth Fund returned 0.67% in the second quarter of 2014, underperforming the 3.64% return of the MSCI All Country World Ex-U.S.A. Small Cap Index.

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Related Topix: RiskMetrics, Financial Markets

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