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2 hrs ago | Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Through an exchange of interests, Fe... )--Trade Extensions, azienda specializzata nell'approvvigionamento e nell'ottimizzazione, ha registrato un aumento del 70% delle entrate nel secondo trimestre del 2014 rispett... )--FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Startups, MSCI, AllBusiness.com, DB, Financial Services

10 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Saudi Arabia To Add Value To Emerging Markets Funds, Global Banks

This could open up the possibility of Saudi Arabia being included in the important MSCI Emerging Markets index, adding significant value.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Financial Markets

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bloomberg

BlackRock Old Chevy ETF Proves Irreplaceable for Traders

Why tote around a first-generation iPhone when you have a 5s at home? Or drive a beat-up old Chevy when there's a new Corvette in the garage? In the world of exchange-traded funds, that's just what investors are doing.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, BlackRock, Investment Services, MSCI, Charles Schwab, Jersey City, NJ

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Peninsula

Al Khaliji picks Closir for better shareholder engagement

DOHA: Al Khalij Commercial Bank QSC has announced its decision to associate with leading financial technology company Closir, becoming the first Qatari bank to enhance its shareholder engagement efforts with the leading investor relations platform for listed companies and global institutional investors.

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Related Topix: Qatar, Middle East, World News, MSCI

The Washington Post

Emerging-Market ETFs Turn Positive for 2014 as Buyers Return

Flows into the funds turned positive for the year yesterday, by $109 million, reversing investor flight that had drained as much as $13.9 billion in the first 2 1/2 months of the year amid financial crises in Ukraine, Argentina and Turkey.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, BlackRock, Investment Services, MSCI, Business News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Bloomberg

Indonesian ETF Drops as Prabowo Files Election Appeal

Indonesia's stocks and currency declined after former general Prabowo Subianto filed an appeal contesting an official count declaring he lost this month's presidential election.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, MSCI, World News, Indonesia,

Reuters

Global Markets-Stocks and euro pressured by German data, U.S. results

Amazon was the biggest drag on the S&P 500. Its shares sank 9.6 percent to $324.01 a day after the online retailer reported an unexpectedly big loss for the second quarter.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, MSCI, Reuters, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

CU Bancorp Reports Net Income of $2.4 Million and Core Net Income of $2.9 Million for Second Quarter of 2014 with Loan Growth of 11% )--CU Bancorp Reports Net Income of $2.4 Million and Core Net Income of $2.9 Million for the Second Quarter of 2014 with Loan Growth of 11% )-- FORM 8.3 IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH ... (more)

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Related Topix: MSCI, Electronics, Manufacturing, Jabil Circuit

Investopedia

Is Now The Time For Momentum Stocks?

In active trading, there are various avenues to take when picking stocks. In some cases, traders will take positions in stocks that are trading within strong trends in anticipation that the crowd will be caught on the wrong side and that the price will drastically swing in their direction.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, MSCI

Morningstar

China Opens Its Onshore Equity Markets to Foreigners

Morningstar Take Five exchange-traded funds that provide direct access to China's onshore equity market have launched over the past year.

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Related Topix: Harvest, MSCI

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bloomberg

Asian Stocks Extend Weekly Gain on Industrial, Telecoms

Asian stocks rose as industrial and telecommunication shares drove the regional benchmark index toward its 10th advance in 11 weeks.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, South Korea, World News, Robots, 9, MSCI

Wed Jul 23, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Royce Funds Commentary - Does Active Management Succeed in International Small-Caps?

Divergent conclusions about the relative success of active management in the international small-cap universe prompted us to do our own examination, which stresses the importance of choosing the appropriate benchmark and evaluating the consistency of a fund's performance over long-term time periods.

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Related Topix: Radford University, Publishing, Media, Morningstar, Mutual Funds, Personal Finance, MSCI

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Reuters

European Factors to Watch-Shares to edge back; focus on Ukraine

MARKET SNAPSHOT AT 0543 GMT: LAST PCT CHG NET CHG S&P 500 1,983.53 0.5 % 9.9 NIKKEI 15324.17 -0.12 % -19.11 MSCI ASIA EX-JP 506.79 0.58 % 2.9 EUR/USD 1.3464 0 % 0.0000 USD/JPY 101.40 -0.06 % -0.0600 10-YR US TSY YLD 2.471 -- 0.01 10-YR BUND YLD 1.167 -- -0.01 SPOT GOLD $1,305.00 -0.15 % -$2.00 US CRUDE $102.08 -0.3 % -0.31 > GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia ... (more)

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Related Topix: MSCI, Banking, JP Morgan Chase , Financial Markets, World News, Germany,

Bloomberg

Asian Stocks Gain as Rupiah Climbs With Zinc; Crude Drops

Asian stocks rose, with the regional index extending gains from a six-year high, after U.S. inflation data eased concern over the outlook for Federal Reserve interest-rate increases.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, MSCI, BHP Billiton, Mining, World News, Indonesia,

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The team, from Lee San Diego North County, hits mid-year with more than $62 mill... )--Nick Stuller, CEO of Advice IQ, a founding sponsor of National Financial Advisor Week , announced today the launch of its college tuition sweepstakes in which the w... )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Aluminum ... (more)

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Related Topix: MSCI

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Express India

BSE Sensex to start higher; bank stocks on watch

Bse Sensex is set to open higher on Tuesday, heading towards their sixth consecutive day of gains, tracking strength in global stocks and continued foreign investor buying.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, MSCI

Bloomberg

Asia Stocks Gain With Oil Near 3-Week High; Soybeans Fall

Asian stocks rose as Japanese markets resumed after a holiday. Crude oil held near a three-week high and Indonesian rupiah forwards climbed, while soybeans fell amid the best U.S. crop for this time of year since 1994.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, MSCI

Bloomberg

Emerging-Market Stocks Rise as Brazil Gain Offsets Russia Drop

On today's "Insight & Action," Bloomberg "Money Clip" Host Adam Johnson reports on market response to global crises.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Financial Markets, Vladimir Putin, MSCI

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Reuters

Global Markets-U.S. shares rebound, euro briefly dips below $1.35

U.S. stocks rebounded and European markets recovered a bit on Friday but the euro dipped below $1.35 for first time since February after a Malaysian airliner was downed in eastern Ukraine and Israel stepped up a ground assault in Gaza.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Israel, Middle East, World News, MSCI

Bloomberg

Asian Stocks Decline After Plane Shot Down, Gaza Invasion

Asian stocks fell for the first time in five days after a Malaysia plane was shot down over Ukraine and Israel sent troops into Gaza, spurring demand for haven assets.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Israel, World News, Middle East, Malaysia, Toyota Motor, Automakers, MSCI

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