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Business News: Reconstitution of S&P BSE Indices

MUMBAI – Asia Index Private Limited announces monthly reconstitution results for the S&P BSE SME IPO and S&P BSE IPO index. The reconstitution will be effective at the open of Monday, November 19, 2018. About ASIA INDEX PRIVATE LIMITED Asia Index Pvt. Ltd is a 50-50 partnership between S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, the world’s largest provider … Continue reading Business News: Reconstitution of S&P BSE Indices

Business News: Continued Petroleum Sector Strength as S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces 2019 S&P GSCI Weights

NEW YORK – S&P Dow Jones Indices (“S&P DJI”) announces the composition and weights for the 2019 S&P GSCI.  The S&P GSCI is a world production-weighted commodity index that, in 2019, will be composed of 24 exchange-traded futures contracts on physical commodities across five sectors: energy, industrial metals, precious metals, agricultural and livestock. There will be no new … Continue reading Business News: Continued Petroleum Sector Strength as S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces 2019 S&P GSCI Weights

AP FACT CHECK: Ad on Tina Smith’s investments is misleading

In the race to complete former Minnesota Sen. Al Franken’s term, Republican hopeful Karin Housley has branded Democratic Sen. Tina Smith as an extreme liberal and a political insider. In a recent ad, she employed a new line: Smith has profited off the spread of opioid painkillers that have led to thousands of deaths. Smith, … Continue reading AP FACT CHECK: Ad on Tina Smith’s investments is misleading

BERLIN | Climate fund approves $1B for projects in poor countries

BERLIN  — Officials overseeing a U.N.-backed fund to help poor countries tackle climate change have approved more than $1 billion in new investments after a four-day meeting in Bahrain. The Green Climate Fund said Sunday that the meeting approved 19 new projects, including a program to protect freshwater resources in Bahrain. Environmentalists had argued the … Continue reading BERLIN | Climate fund approves $1B for projects in poor countries

BELGRADE, Serbia | China wants to deepen economic ties in 16 European nations

BELGRADE, Serbia — China wants to boost its cooperation with central and eastern Europe, a Chinese government minister on Tuesday told officials from the region where China already finances projects as part of its bid for more global influence. Transport Minister Li Xiaopeng told officials from 16 European countries at a meeting in Serbia that … Continue reading BELGRADE, Serbia | China wants to deepen economic ties in 16 European nations

BELGRADE, Serbia | China wants to further boost ties in Central, East Europe

BELGRADE, Serbia — An official says China wants to further boost cooperation with Central and Eastern Europe where it is already financing infrastructure and other projects as part of a wider bid to increase global influence. Transport Minister Li Xiaopeng spoke Tuesday at a meeting with officials from 16 countries from the region that focused … Continue reading BELGRADE, Serbia | China wants to further boost ties in Central, East Europe

Financial Poise™ Airs “Real Estate Valuation Basics 101,” a Webinar Premiering October 11th, 2018 at 2 PM CST through West LegalEdcenter

  CHICAGO/ OCTOBER 04, 2018 (STL.News) Commercial real estate is one of the most understandable of investments. We live and work within real estate. It is tangible. One can see it. Yet, underneath this veneer of simplicity, there are many legal and practical issues to consider. And these issues are impacted by the market and … Continue reading Financial Poise™ Airs “Real Estate Valuation Basics 101,” a Webinar Premiering October 11th, 2018 at 2 PM CST through West LegalEdcenter

JERUSALEM | Duterte in Israel, first visit by a Philippines president

JERUSALEM  — Rodrigo Duterte, accused of committing human rights violations as part of his deadly crackdown on drugs, is on a four-day visit to Israel, the first visit of a Philippine president to the country. Ahead of his arrival Sunday, he said he looks forward to cooperation on issues including “defense and security, law enforcement, … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Duterte in Israel, first visit by a Philippines president