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No Idea What MiFID Stands For? Here’s What You Need to Know


Everyone in European finance has been abuzz over an obscure acronym — MiFID II — that’s about to radically change how assets from stocks to commodities are traded and investors’ money is managed. Banks and asset managers across the European ... Lire

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Alibaba Singles’ Day Sales Reach $14.3 Billion, Smashing Record


10.11.2015 Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. logged a record 91.2 billion yuan ($14.3 billion) in sales on Singles’ Day, turning a sweethearts’ holiday dreamed up two decades ago into a major online shopping event. Transactions had passed last year’s record of ... Lire

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U.S. Avoids Debt Default as Congress Passes Fiscal Plan

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Congress passed a two-year bipartisan budget plan that avoids a default on U.S. debt, increases spending on domestic and defense programs and ends months of turmoil among House Republicans. The 64-35 Senate vote early Friday, following House passage two days ... Lire

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South Africa’s Constitution for Third Term


27.10.2015 South Africa shouldn’t change its constitution to enable a sitting president to stand for a third term in office, President Jacob Zuma said. “We are very clear about the two terms,” he said in an interview at his residence ... Lire

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Turkey Opposition Preps for Power Share With Party It Abhors


27.10.2015 To opposition deputy chief Selin Sayek-Boke, Turkey’s current leaders run a “vulgar, oppressive, statist economy” that isn’t transparent about spending, fails to follow through on promised reforms and imposes the wrong kind of taxes. And her party would be ... Lire

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