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Daily Brief Archive - 2009

Daily Briefs published in 2009

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December 2009
download17 Moody’s raises Peru’s credit rating to investment grade...(158 KB)
download16 Global equities advance ahead of Fed FOMC meeting...(158 KB)
download15 Mexico hit with second ratings downgrade...(162 KB)
download14 Dubai receives $10 billion bailout...(116 KB)

download11 U.S. retail sales swing to positive growth for the year...(149 KB)
download10 Dubai stocks rally...(153 KB)
download09 Sovereign debt concerns weigh on global stock markets...(111 KB)
download08 Fitch downgrades Greece’s credit ratings...(166KB)
download07 EM equities start the week on slippery footing...(106KB)

download04 U.S. unemployment unexpectedly falls...(108 KB)
download03 Fitch upgrades Turkey’s credit ratings...(153 KB)
download02 In U.S. economic news...(115 KB)
download01 U.S. manufacturing recovery continues at slower pace...(149 KB)


November 2009
download30 Dubai’s debt debacle...(153 KB)

download24 U.S. home prices rise for a fourth month...(114 KB)
download23 World equities start the week on a firm note...(107 KB)

download20 Treasuries pick-up as stocks slump...(107 KB)
download19 Continued strong growth in EM bond issuance...(154 KB)
download18 New bond sale from Qatar...(153 KB)
download17 U.S. manufacturing expansion continues...(72K B)
download16 China’s FDI continues gains into October...(158 KB)

download13 U.S. trade deficit widens by fastest pace in 10 years... (152 KB)
download12 Corporate bond risk rises in Europe... (149 KB)
download11 Global equities extend gains... (106 KB)
download10 Kazakhstan to issue foreign-currency bond next year... (163 KB)
download09 Global equities start the week on a strong note.... (159 KB)

download06 Global equity funds post outflows... (157 KB)
download05 Global corporate-default rate continues to rise... (107 KB)
download04 Treasuries edge lower before Fed statement... (153 KB)
download03 Emerging market equities slide to a 7-week low... (110 KB)
download02 World stocks begin the week on a mixed note... (165 KB)

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October 2009
download30
 U.S. consumer spending dips in September... (153 KB)
download29 Treasuries edge lower after US GDP report... (116 KB)
download28 Global equities weak... (116 KB)
download27 U.S. housing prices post fourth monthly gains... (104 KB)

download23 Key money-market rates drop to record lows... (113 KB)
download22 Emerging-market assets slump... (159 KB)
download21 Global equities retreat... (114 KB)
download20 U.S. housing starts up marginally... (95 KB)
download19 Foreign demand for U.S. government debt remains strong... (103 KB)

download16 U.S. IP continues gains... (105 KB)
download15 China’s FDI climbs in September... (150 KB)
download14 Global markets: stocks and commodities climb, government bonds fall... (150 KB)
download13 No significant movement in EM equities... (150 KB)

download09 Government bonds edge lower following Bernanke comments... (157 KB)
download08 Emerging-market assets extend rally... (156 KB)
download07 Emerging market equities reach fresh 2009 highs... (146 KB)
download06 Treasuries edge lower before this week’s auction... (139 KB)
download05 World stocks start the week on a mixed note... (112 KB)

download02 U.S. job losses at 263K in September…above expectations... (157 KB)
download01 Russia to pay Soviet-era debt... (163 KB)

September 2009
download30
 Emerging-market bonds gain in quarter... (158 KB)
download29 Emerging market equities advance... (157 KB)
download28 The G-20 summit in Pittsburgh... (110 KB)

download25 Global markets: stocks down, oil and government bonds up... (110 KB)
download24 Emerging-market asset prices ease... (153 KB)
download23 Treasuries edged lower before debt auction... (156 KB)
download22 New international bond issue from Uruguay... (155 KB)
download21 Emerging-market stocks start the week on a softer note... (112 KB)

download18 German producer prices increase for first in 11 months... (102 KB)
download17 Chinese IPOs boost Hong Kong market... (150 KB)
download16 Emerging market assets rally... (106 KB)
download15 China’s FDI climbs in August... (149 KB)
download14 World stock markets retreat... (151 KB)

download11 Wholesale inventories extend decline... (61 KB)
download10 Emerging market assets advance... (155 KB)
download09 Asian equity markets remain strong... (157 KB)

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August 2009 - on Recess

July 2009
download30
 New bond sale from Brazil... (110 KB)
download29 Emerging-market stocks slump... (110 KB)
download28 U.S. Treasuries rose ahead of auction... (107 KB)
download27 Global stocks and oil up, government bonds down... (107 KB)

download24 U.S. sentiment surprises on the downside... (106 KB)
download23 Moody's upgrades Philippines' credit rating... (153 KB)
download22 U.S. Treasuries edged lower... (100 KB)
download21 Global equities continue gains... (147 KB)
download20 U.S. leading economic indicators increase... (110 KB)

download17 New U.S. home construction rose by 3.6%... (99 KB)
download16 Emerging-market stocks extend gains... (99 KB)
download15 China’s FDI continues to fall in June...(149 KB)
download14 New global bonds from Philippines...(101 KB)
download13 Mixed results for world stocks...(109 KB)

download10 Auction of 30-year bonds caps off week’s $73 billion in Treasuries sales...(154 KB)
download09 Money-market rates hit fresh lows...(146 KB)
download08 Emerging markets assets slump...(102 KB)
download07 New bond issues from EM sovereigns...(103KB)
download06 Global markets: stocks and oil drop, government bonds remain strong...(109KB)

download02 Global markets: stocks and oil down, government bonds up...(103KB)
download01 Bond risks in U.S. continue to fall...(103KB)

June 2009
download30
 Stock market volatility falls below the level before Lehman’s collapse...(155 KB)
download29 Asian stocks start the week on a mixed tone...(100 KB)
download26 Dollar Libor drops to record low...(145 KB)
download25 U.S. Treasuries edged higher after job data...(152 KB)
download24 Emerging market equities rebound...(85 KB)

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May 2009
download21 S&P lowers its outlook on U.K...(164 KB)
download20 Sharp decline in stock market volatility...(113 KB)
download19 Libor rates fall smartly over a two-day span...(108 KB)
download18 Post-election boost for Indian markets Indian...(117 KB)

download15 Cote D’Ivoire gets debt relief from Paris Club...(162 KB)
download14 Bond risk up in Europe on increased uncertainty for investors...(106 KB)
download13 Global markets: equities mixed oil down, government bonds up...(27 KB)
download12 U.S. trade deficit widens again in March on weaker exports...(35 KB)
download11 Treasuries rally before Fed buyback...(36 KB)

download08 U.S. job losses narrow substantially in April—further sign of stabilization...(35 KB)
download07 Global equities rally ahead of bank "stress test" results...(40 KB)
download06 Sharp increase in Emerging Market bond issuance...(36 KB)
download05 Dollar Libor rate drops below 1% for the first time...(30 KB)
download04 World stocks start the week on a strong note...(29 KB)

download01 Emerging-Market bond issuance soars in April...(31 KB)

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April 2009
download30 China’s Zhongwang top this year’s global IPO offerings....(38 KB)
download29 World stock market rally on Wednesday...(31 KB)
download28 Czech Republic issues new global sovereign bond....(25 KB)
download27 German consumer confidence inches up....(19 KB)

download24 Global Markets: stocks mixed, oil up, government bonds down...(29 KB)
download23 Moody's lower ratings on 2 Baltic countries...(31 KB)
download22 Mixed results for world stocks...(24 KB)
download21 IMF says losses from crisis may hit $4.1 trillion...(24 KB)
download20 Metals prices up sharply on China re-stocking...(24 KB)

download17 Russia’s Gazprom to raise $2.25 billion in Eurobond issue...(30 KB)
download16 Fitch downgrades Thailand’s credit rating...(26 KB)
download15 FDI flows to China decline in the first quarter...(27 KB)
download14 Financial shares lead global rally...(26 KB)
download13 Mixed results for world stocks...(26 KB)

download09
 Global equities rally on Thursday...(31 KB)
download08 Money-market rates continue to fall...(29 KB)
download07 World stock markets slip Tuesday...(28 KB)
download06 Fed to set up credit lines with 4 central banks...(37 KB)

download03 Mixed performance for world stock markets...(37 KB)
download02 Mexico request $47 billion credit line from IMF..(37 KB)
download01 Global equities started 2nd quarter on a mixed note...(42 KB)

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March 2009
download31
 Hungary’s credit rating cut by S&P...(38 KB)
download30 Global markets: stocks and oil down, government bonds & gold up...(38 KB)

download26 Peru sells new global sovereign bond...(42 KB)
download25 Fed buys $7.5 billion in Treasuries to kick-off ‘quantitative easing’ program...(36 KB)
download24 Mixed results for global equities...(36 KB)
download23 Global equities advance on U.S. debt plan...(34 KB)

download20 U.S. government debt on the rise...(24 KB)
download19 Fed move boosts global equities...(38 KB)
download18 Refinancing risks for Asian companies high...(32 KB)
download17 U.S. housing starts lofted 22% in February by condos; permits up 11%...(33 KB)
download16 Global equities continue to rally amid cautious optimism...(39 KB)

download13 South Korea to launch bad-loan fund...(36 KB)
download12 World stock markets turn down...(41 KB)
download11 Bank stocks help world bourses pull-up on Wednesday...(40 KB)
download10 Global markets: stocks and oil up, government bonds down...(39 KB)
download09 Global equities slump to near 14-year lows...(38 KB)

download05 U.S. equity markets fall sharply on less chance for extra China stimulus...(40 KB)
download04 Global markets: stocks and oil up, government bonds down...(36 KB)
download03 World markets slide again; but are there signs of stabilization?...(44 KB)

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February 2009
download27
 Global equities mixed...(48 KB)
download25 Mixed results for world stock markets...(42 KB)
download24 Stock markets remain depressed on Tuesday...(42 KB)
download23 Global markets: financials, oil advance...(35 KB)

download20 Mixed showing for global markets...(24 KB)
download18 World stocks remain depressed following yesterday’s sell-off...(41 KB)
download17 World stock markets remain under pressure [for February 12]...(46 KB)

download11 World stocks decline on U.S. bank plan skepticism...(37 KB)
download10 Russia denies plans to seek foreign debt restructuring...(29 KB)
download09 Global markets: stocks and bonds drop; oil climbs...(45 KB)

download06 BOE to purchase commercial paper beginning next week...(36 KB)
download05 Global markets: stocks and oil drop, government bonds up...(36 KB)
download04 Fitch downgrades Russia’s credit rating...(40 KB)
download03 Mixed results for world stock markets...(30 KB)
download02 World stocks fall on economy and earning woes...(37KB)

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January 2009
download30
 U.S. GDP contracts 3.8% in fourth quarter—bettering expectations...(35 KB)
download29 Fed warns of effects of global recession...(35 KB)
download28 IMF forecast revision marks-down growth across the board...(34 KB)
download27 Mixed results for world stocks...(36 KB)
download26 Summers and Biden highlight economic risks on Sunday TV news shows...(38 KB)
download23 Sterling weakens sharply on news of U.K. fall to recession, bank woes...(42 KB)

download16 Continuing woes in banking sector...(37 KB)
download15 Global markets: stocks and oil drop, government bonds remain steady...(40 KB)
download14 Mixed showing for world stocks...(40 KB)
download13 Money market rates ease further...(34 KB)
download12 Global markets: both stocks and government bonds down...(36 KB)

download09 U.S. employment falls 524,000 in December—2.6 million for 2008...(25 KB)
download08 A rush of new bond issues from major EM sovereigns...(40 KB)
download07 Mixed results for world stock markets...(37 KB)
download06 Pace of decline in U.S. services activity eases in December...(32 KB)
download05
 Stocks show modest gains, reduced volatility since start of 2009...(15 KB)

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