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  • MORNING EQUITY COVERAGE

    ASIA UK Chancellor, Mr. George Osborne warned India that its proposed law to retrospectively tax cross-border deals could affect trade between the two countries. Plans to tax overseas acquisitions of Indian assets, relating to the USD 2.9bn tax dispute with… Read More ›

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  • WEEKEND EQUITY COVERAGE – 31 MARCH 2012 TO 1 APRIL 2012

    ASIA DBS Group Holdings Ltd. – Singaporean bank is in talks to purchase Temasek’s 68 per cent stake in Indonesia’s Bank Danamon for upto USD 3.2bn. (Reuters) Posco – The Co.’s USD 12bn project to setup a steel mill and… Read More ›

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  • WEEKEND ECONOMIC COVERAGE – 31 MARCH 2012 TO 1 APRIL 2012

    ASIA According to China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing, the purchasing managers index, rose 2.1 points to 53.1 in March vs. previous February’s 51.0 in February and January’s 50.5. Although data was encouraging, a separate PMI released earlier by HSBC… Read More ›

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  • THE BRICS SUMMIT (2012)

    BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) signed two agreements – The Master Agreement on Extending Credit Facility in Local Currency and the Multilateral Letter of Credit Confirmation Facility Agreement to provide financing facilities to businesses in local… Read More ›

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  • MORNING EQUITY UPDATE

    GLOBAL According to the World Bank president Robert Zoellick, a plan to form a joint development bank by the BRICS group of the world’s most powerful emerging economies will have a hard time getting off the ground and could struggle to match… Read More ›

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  • MORNING EQUITY UPDATE

    GLOBAL The Russian government sold USD 3bn 30-year Eurobond at 250 basis points over U.S. Treasuries, USD 2bn 10-year paper at plus 240 basis points and USD 2bn 5-year Eurobond at 230 basis points over Treasuries, according to a financial… Read More ›

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  • UK ECONOMIC DATA

    UK Economic Data 4Q11 GDP data at -0.3 percent vs -0.2 percent (Previous) GDP (Y-o-Y) data at 0.5 percent vs. 0.7 percent (Previous) UK 4Q11 Balance of Payments Data (Q-o-Q) Current Account Deficit for UK GBP 8.5 bn vs GBP… Read More ›

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  • MORNING EQUITY

    ASIA An upcoming Bank of Japan’s Tankan survey of Japanese business sentiment on 2nd April, states that manufacturers are less pessimistic about the economy. The quarterly index is expected to rise to  – 1 from – 4 in December, according… Read More ›

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  • MORNING EQUITY UPDATE

    ASIA According to Chinese PM Wen Jiabao, corruption could threaten China’s power structure. (Reuters) INDIA EGoM undertook a decision to allow export of additional one million tonnes of sugar over the previously approved two million tonnes for the marketing year… Read More ›

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  • UP & COMING

    INDIA BRICS Summit in New Delhi, India on 29th March, 2012 NORTH AMERICA U.S. Federal Reserve officials, including Chairman Ben Bernanke, are scheduled to speak on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and the New York Fed President William Dudley will testify… Read More ›

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