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AllAfrica.com
Nexus Between Conflict, Leadership and DevelopmentTHE world is such a fascinating place. A look at the disparities in social, eco
Nexus Between Conflict, Leadership and Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
THE world is such a fascinating place. A look at the disparities in social, economic and political well-being of people across the world leaves one's mind boggled as to how things could be so. In my attempt to understand how some communities can... Read more
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Business Spectator
Norway oil fund posts negative returnNorway’s sovereign-wealth fund, the world's biggest, has a reported a near perc
Norway oil fund posts negative return
Business Spectator / Posted 10 days ago
Norway’s sovereign-wealth fund, the world's biggest, has a reported a near percentage-point decline in the value of its investments in the second quarter, pulled down by weak returns from bonds and US equities as well as the Norwegian krone's... Read more
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Business Spectator
Norway oil fund's assets fall in Q2Norway’s sovereign-wealth fund, the world's biggest, has a reported a near perc
Norway oil fund's assets fall in Q2
Business Spectator / Posted 10 days ago
Norway’s sovereign-wealth fund, the world's biggest, has a reported a near percentage-point decline in the value of its investments in the second quarter, pulled down by weak returns from bonds and US equities as well as the Norwegian krone's... Read more
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10d
The Courier Mail
Norway oil fund's assets fall in Q2Norway’s sovereign-wealth fund, the world's biggest, has a reported a near perc
Norway oil fund's assets fall in Q2
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Norway’s sovereign-wealth fund, the world's biggest, has a reported a near percentage-point decline in the value of its investments in the second quarter, pulled down by weak returns from bonds and US equities as well as the Norwegian krone's... Read more
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11d
The Star
KLCI and ringgit close slightly firmerKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s blue chips and the ringgit, both of which have become
KLCI and ringgit close slightly firmer
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s blue chips and the ringgit, both of which have become under intense selling pressure in recent weeks, had a slight reprieve on Tuesday. The key FBM KLCI ended steadier despite the high volatility aggravated by foreign... Read more
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12d
The Star
KLCI stages mild rebound but ringgit still weakKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s blue chips staged a mild rebound on Tuesday, aided by
KLCI stages mild rebound but ringgit still weak
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s blue chips staged a mild rebound on Tuesday, aided by fund buying of Maybank and Tenaga Nasional but the ringgit continued to show weakness as it slipped to a fresh 1998 low. At midday, the FBM KLCI was up 9.28 points or... Read more
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12d
The Star
Ringgit hits 4.12 to US$ as KLCI extends slideAt 10.16am, the ringgit was off its earlier low to trade at 4.1065 to the green
Ringgit hits 4.12 to US$ as KLCI extends slide
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
At 10.16am, the ringgit was off its earlier low to trade at 4.1065 to the greenback comapred with its previous close of 4.0995. The KLCI was down 1.84 points or 0.12% to 1,570.70. Turnover was 663.58 million shares valued at RM366.88mil. There were... Read more
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The Star
IJM Corp falls after Norwegian fund exclusionKUALA LUMPUR: Shares of infrastructure-property-plantation company IJM Corp fel
IJM Corp falls after Norwegian fund exclusion
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of infrastructure-property-plantation company IJM Corp fell to a low of RM5.91 in nearly Tuesday trade after it was excludes from a Norwegian fund’s investment list. At 9.58am, it was down 15 sen to RM5.97. There were 323,600... Read more
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The Star
Breakfast briefing: Tuesday, August 18Market wrap: US stocks rose on Monday after strong economic data boosted the ho
Breakfast briefing: Tuesday, August 18
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
Market wrap: US stocks rose on Monday after strong economic data boosted the housing sector and as investors bought recently battered shares in biotech and media. - Reuters The DJIA rose 67.78 points, or 0.39%, to 17,545.18, the S&P 500 gained 10.9... Read more
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The Star
Fund excludes IJM and Genting from investmentsNorwegian fund to call off investments on environmental issue PETALING JAYA: N
Fund excludes IJM and Genting from investments
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
Norwegian fund to call off investments on environmental issue PETALING JAYA: Norway’s US$871bil sovereign wealth fund Norges Bank has excluded IJM Corp Bhd and Genting Bhd from its investments due to risks of “severe environmental damage”. Two... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Alberta and Norway: Two oil powers, worlds apartThe entrance of Norway's central bank headquarters in Oslo. (Kristian Helgesen/
Alberta and Norway: Two oil powers, worlds apart
The Globe and Mail / Posted 15 days ago
The entrance of Norway's central bank headquarters in Oslo. (Kristian Helgesen/Bloomberg) As world oil production outstrips demand, China’s outlook darkens and prices plumb levels not seen since the Great Recession, energy-exporting countries around... Read more
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Zero Hedge
This Is What Global Currency War Looks Like: A Complete History Of Recent FX InterventionsAfter the dramatic collapse in the SNB's defense of the Swiss Franc peg to the
This Is What Global Currency War Looks Like: A Complete History Of Recent FX Interventions
Zero Hedge / Posted 18 days ago
After the dramatic collapse in the SNB's defense of the Swiss Franc peg to the Euro, there was a period of relative FX peace in which few if any central banks engaged in outright currency intervention (aside from the countless rate cuts so far in... Read more
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Zero Hedge
US Consumption and UK Wages Highlight the Week AheadThe easier monetary policy trajectories in the eurozone and Japan are taken for
US Consumption and UK Wages Highlight the Week Ahead
Zero Hedge / Posted 20 days ago
The easier monetary policy trajectories in the eurozone and Japan are taken for granted. The debate has been over the timing of the normalization in the US and the UK. Talk that had emerged recently that the Bank of England could hike rates before... Read more
21d
Zero Hedge
Dollar Outlook and Currency RotationThe US dollar posted gains against all the major currencies over the past week
Dollar Outlook and Currency Rotation
Zero Hedge / Posted 21 days ago
The US dollar posted gains against all the major currencies over the past week save the Australian and New Zealand dollars. The Reserve Bank of Australia appears to have moved to a more neutral stance on rates, relying on the currency to provide the... Read more

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