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Asian shares mostly higher as China cuts loan rate   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Houston Chronicle - BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher on Friday after a lackluster session on Wall Street, as investors shifted their focus to China-U.S. trade talks after a busy week of central bank news. Japan's Nikkei 225 index...
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Identity governance and administration compliance for NY SHIELD Act   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Source: IT Pro Portal - To increase theft prevention for New York State consumers, the legislature enacted the New York Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act. Referring to the previous data breach notice law as outdated, the new...
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U.S. Futures, Europe Stocks Edge Up; Dollar Slips: Markets Wrap   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Stoxx Limited
Source: YAHOO! - The pound strengthened and Treasuries rose. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index edged higher overall led by retail shares, though national gauges were mixed and range bound. Contracts on the three main U.S ...
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UPDATE 1-Retailers, defensives lead European shares higher   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Stoxx Limited
Source: YAHOO! - A 1.08% increase in the retail sector helped lift the pan-European STOXX 600 index by 0.2%. Investors also bought into the so-called defensive sectors such as healthcare, utilities, real-estate and food and beverage. Global...
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LIVE MARKETS-Closing snapshot: STOXX powered by banks   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Stoxx Limited
Source: YAHOO! - * European stocks rise 0.6%, banks outperform (+1.9%) * Fed's hawkish cut, value rotation boosts banks * Fed helps calm market anxious over repo rate spikes * Bank of England keeps rates steady, FTSE up 0.6% * Next down 5.7% on...
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Epiq Expands Information Governance Services With New Office 365-Related Offerings   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Source: Law - Epiq has long been known as an e-discovery powerhouse, but with the explosion of data types and sources comes the need to control that data across the enterprise. As a result, Epiq has in recent years built out its information...
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State Street To Battle BlackRock, DWS With New Sustainable Funds   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: Financial Advisor - although at least $140 million of that looks to have moved over from its iShares MSCI USA ESG Select fund, the data show. But critics argue that the proliferation of sustainable funds masks a more complex reality: Since corporate...
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EURO STOXX 50 Bull Theme   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Stoxx Limited
Source: Inside Futures - A strong rally Thursday for the EURO STOXX 50, the pan Euopean benchmark, equity indexto a new recovery high above 3556 to 3559, to build on Wednesdays solid advance, to fully reject the setback this week that held above our...
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Economic stimulus lifts shares, oil edges up on Mideast tensions   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Stoxx Limited
Source: YAHOO! - But pan-European Euro Stoxx 50 futures were down 0.1% in early Friday trade, though the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index stood within sight of this year's peak. The S&P 500 ended flat on Thursday, staying than less than 1%...
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A $53 Billion Fund Is Looking for Illiquid Assets   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Source: Bloomberg - Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Co., which oversees about 48 billion euros ($53 billion) from its office in Helsinki, is trying to figure out how best to operate in a world in which large chunks of the debt market trade at...
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