Monday , October 15 2018

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Sheikh Khalifa issues federal law on netting

ABU DHABI / WAM President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued Federal Decretal Law No.10 of 2018 on Netting, where its provisions shall apply to all qualified financial contracts, netting agreements specified under this law or collateral arrangement, which are entered into by any person in ...

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Global finance chiefs urge trade war solution

Bloomberg Global finance chiefs used the closing sessions of talks in the tropical resort of Bali to hammer home the message that simmering trade tensions are already denting global growth and need to be resolved. Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said it’s essential to have dialogue on trade; Brazil’s ...

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Adnoc Distribution nods AED735mn dividends

ABU DHABI / WAM Adnoc Distribution’s shareholders have approved the Board of Directors’ recommendation to pay an interim dividend of AED735 million, at the company’s General Assembly meeting. Dr Sultan bin Ahmad Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State and Chairman of the Adnoc Distribution Board of Directors, said: “Adnoc Distribution ...

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Market meltdowns happen with an alarming frequency

Bloomberg You could write it off as a fluke in February. When it happened again in March, people got concerned. Now stocks are tumbling a third time in 2018, and investors are starting to sense something has changed. A smattering of 3 percent plunges may not make a bear market, ...

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European short sellers miss out on stock market carnage

Bloomberg Short sellers who have been avoiding Europe have missed out on profiting from the slide in equity markets that has left investors around the world jittery. The benchmark Stoxx Europe 600 Index has fell 3.6 percent in the two trading sessions, dropping to levels last seen in late 2016. ...

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Morgan Stanley sees stock rally before ’19

Bloomberg The winter holidays might not be so miserable after all for stock investors. So say Morgan Stanley strategists, whose warning about a “rolling bear market” seemed to pay off this week after growth stocks led a slide in equities. While underperformance in growth shares will likely persist, stocks may ...

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US stocks fall for a fifth day as Treasuries retreat

Bloomberg US stocks fell for a fifth day as Treasury yields resumed their upward march and investors grew increasingly concerned about the effects of the trade war with China. Oil held near $75 a barrel as a major hurricane headed for the Florida Panhandle. The S&P 500 headed for its ...

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Indian stocks rebound from a six-month low

Bloomberg Indian stocks rebounded as some investors judged the recent selloff as excessive after the benchmark index closed at a six-month low. The S&P BSE Sensex rose 1.4 percent to 34,760.89 at close in Mumbai after a technical indicator fell below a level that some investors see as a signal ...

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