Passive ETFs fall prey to opportunistic traders

EExchange-traded funds are known for their transparency, allowing investors to instantly know what exactly they are investing their money in. However, this full disclosure of the underlying holdings also comes at a cost, as pioneers were able to capitalize on quarterly rebalances at the expense of these transparent ETFs. According …

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Commission approves 2022-2027 regional aid map for Greece

Twenty years ago, on January 1, 2002, twelve EU countries changed their national currency notes and coins to the euro in the biggest currency change in history. During these two decades, the euro has contributed to the stability, competitiveness and prosperity of European economies. Most importantly, it has improved the …

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UK construction growth hits three-month low; eurozone inflation hits all-time high of 5% – business live | Business

“The housing market defied expectations in 2021, with quarterly growth reaching 3.5% in December, a level not seen since November 2006. In 2021, we saw the average house price hit new records eight times. , despite the fact that the UK is subject to a “lockdown”. ‘for much of the …

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Climate Debt Swaps Make Sense | The Japan Times

GENEVA – What if there was a silver bullet to deal with the climate crisis, the pandemic-induced debt tightening and the need to boost development finance at the same time? It is certainly interesting to try to solve these problems jointly, as we already need to mobilize climate finance from …

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The Federal Reserve sets the wheels in motion to reduce its balance sheet

The Federal Reserve, at its December meeting, began to consider starting to reduce the amount of bonds it holds, with members saying a balance sheet reduction will likely begin some time after the central bank begins to increase. interest rates, according to the minutes released Wednesday. While officials have not …

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Ringgit opens lower on stronger US dollar support

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar on firmer buying support for the greenback, supported by better US employment data. At 9am, the local currency was trading at 4.1970 / 2005 against the greenback of 4.1930 / 1955 at Wednesday’s close. According to US ADP Non-Farm Employment …

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Kroger Soft launches grocery delivery in Atlanta

The Kroger grocery chain continues to roll out new Customer Processing Centers (CFCs) and expands door-to-door delivery with its latest soft launch in Forest Park, Georgia from its 375,000 square foot automated warehouse, according to reports. The $ 55 million automated CFC is located just south of Atlanta and is …

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The consultation on the minimum price of alcohol in NI will be published in “early 2022”

The conclusions of a consultation on the minimum price of alcohol in Northern Ireland are expected to be published in early 2022. This is because the retail value of alcohol in some supermarkets in the Republic of Ireland more than doubled with the entry into force of new minimum price …

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DXY Pulls Back Towards 96.00 As ISM Survey Highlights Easing Supply Chain Problems

The DXY fell back to near the 96.00 level following the latest US data, erasing early gains. The latest ISM manufacturing report fell to 58.7 in December from 61.1 due to lower prices paid. The DXY fell into negative territory that day in recent trading and is probing the 96.00 …

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Chinese state media publish video mocking Huawei fears

Screenshot: Xinhua / Twitter Chinese state media Xinhua on Tuesday released an English-language parody video targeting US and UK fears over tech giant Huawei. And it’s one of those things that is both extremely embarrassing and incredibly fascinating at the same time. The video, published on Twitter and Youtube, features …

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