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Nov 3, 2015

Stocks rally for third day, Turkish post-election gains stall

LONDON, Nov 3 (Reuters) – Emerging market equities rose for
a third day on Tuesday, tracking global market gains, but
Turkish assets slipped after the ruling party won a decisive
election victory, helping stocks and the lira post their biggest
daily gains in years on Monday.

MSCI’s benchmark emerging equity index was up 0.6
percent, with Hong Kong shares up 1 percent. Wall Street
gained on Monday when surveys showed global manufacturing growth
at seven-month highs in October, fuelling hopes the world
economy was turning a corner.

Nov 2, 2015

Kazakh tenge is now “balanced” – sovereign wealth fund boss

LONDON, Nov 2 (Reuters) – Kazakh sovereign wealth fund
Samruk-Kazyna will not exert pressure on its companies to
convert their dollar holdings into the local tenge currency, CEO
Umirzak Shukeyev said on Monday, describing the exchange rate as
“balanced” after a sharp depreciation since August.

Samruk-Kazyna manages state-run stakes in major
Kazakh companies ranging from oil and gas to railways, airlines,
uranium and a football club.

Oct 30, 2015

UK funds raise equity, eurobond allocations on stimulus hopes: Reuters poll

LONDON (Reuters) – British investors raised their equity allocations in October on expectations of further stimulus from the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan, a Reuters poll found, but worries about a global economic slowdown lingered.

The monthly survey of 10 investment managers based in Britain showed that the average exposure to equities rose to 52.4 percent, rebounding from a three-year low of 47.6 percent touched in September.

Oct 30, 2015

UK funds raise equity, eurobond allocations on stimulus hopes

LONDON (Reuters) – British investors raised their equity allocations in October on expectations of further stimulus from the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan, a Reuters poll found, but worries about a global economic slowdown lingered.

The monthly survey of 10 investment managers based in Britain showed that the average exposure to equities rose to 52.4 percent, rebounding from a three-year low of 47.6 percent touched in September.

Oct 30, 2015

Global funds boost euro zone bond holdings on QE hopes

LONDON (Reuters) – Global investors ramped up holdings of euro zone bonds and raised Japanese equity allocations in October on expectations of further bond-buying and stimulus from the ECB and the Bank of Japan, a Reuters poll showed on Friday.

The survey of 50 fund managers and chief investment officers in the United States, Europe, Britain, Japan and China was conducted between Oct. 19 and 28.

Oct 29, 2015

Stocks slide to three-week low as Fed hints at December rate rise

LONDON, Oct 29 (Reuters) – Emerging market equities slid to
three-week lows on Thursday and currencies weakened after the
U.S. Federal Reserve left the door open for a rate rise in
December.

MSCI’s emerging equity index retreated 1.4 percent
to its lowest level since Oct. 8 after the Fed left interest
rates unchanged at its October meeting but failed to repeat
earlier warnings about the impact of slower global growth on the
U.S. economy.

Oct 28, 2015

Stocks slip for third day, Russian rouble rebounds

LONDON, Oct 28 (Reuters) – Emerging market equities slipped
for a third straight day on Wednesday, with investors cautious
before the U.S. Federal Reserve’s interest rate decision, while
the Russian rouble rebounded after falling almost 4 percent on
Tuesday.

The benchmark emerging equity index was down 0.5
percent, dragged lower by weak Asian stock markets. Chinese
mainland shares retreated almost 2 percent and
other bourses in Hong Kong and Jakarta sold off
by 0.8 percent and 1.4 percent respectively.

Oct 27, 2015

Stocks slip as investors mark time until Fed meets

LONDON, Oct 27 (Reuters) – Emerging market equities were on
course for their fifth decline in six days on Tuesday and
currencies weakened before two key central bank meetings, as a
rally built on further stimulus hopes fizzled out.

MSCI’s benchmark emerging equity index fell 0.6
percent on Tuesday as Russian stocks dropped 2.4 percent and
shares fell on some Asian and Eastern European markets.

Oct 20, 2015

China stocks at 2-month high against lacklustre emerging backdrop

LONDON, Oct 20 (Reuters) – Chinese mainland shares touched
two-month highs on Tuesday as investors bet on more stimulus
following the recent raft of lacklustre data, but the gains did
not extend to broader emerging equities.

Chinese indexes in Shanghai and Shenzen
rose more than 1 percent to the highest since late August.

Oct 12, 2015

Oil-dependent Saudi, Norway sovereign funds selling European shares

LONDON (Reuters) – The three biggest sovereign wealth funds of oil-producing countries have been selling European equity holdings since May, a study showed on Monday, another sign of petrodollars being withdrawn from world markets.

Asian funds have meanwhile continued to add European equities, according to the data from Nasdaq Advisory Services, which provides analysis on shareholder and investor activity.

    • About Claire

      "At Reuters I am an energy correspondent covering the oil markets and investment trends in commodities. Prior to this I focused on the asset management industry. Before joining Reuters I edited Global Investor, a monthly magazine for the institutional investment industry, and Portfolio International, a magazine for the offshore funds industry."
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      2006
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