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Emerging markets: The next growth vector – Money Web – 13/09/2017

After a long period of fragile growth, the global economy appears to be in recovery mode. Global stock markets are performing remarkably well – hitting all-time highs on the back of low interest rates. In this environment, emerging markets have piqued the interest of investors.

Source:  Money Web, 13/09/2017

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Study projects climate change to increase heat-related deaths – The Brown Daily Herald Tribune – 13/09/2017

Potential increase in heat-related deaths indicate public health concern with climate change

Source:  The Brown Daily Herald Tribune, 13/09/2017

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Climate change challenges the survival of fish across the world – Science Daily – 13/09/2017

Researchers have published the first analysis looking at how vulnerable the world's freshwater and marine fishes are to climate change. Their study used physiological data to predict how nearly 3,000 fish species living in oceans and rivers will respond to warming water temperatures in different regions.

Source:  Science Daily, 13/09/2017

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USA: The amazing disgrace of our $20T national debt – New York Post – 13/09/2017

A disgraceful milestone was reached this week when US government debt busted through the $20 trillion level and quickly went over $20.1 trillion.

Source:  New York Post, 13/09/2017

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China Prepares Sale of $2 Billion in U.S.-Dollar Bonds – Fox Business – 13/09/2017

China is laying the groundwork for its first sale of U.S.-dollar sovereign bonds in more than a decade, a move toward expanding its ties with global investors as its economy improves.

Source:  Fox Business, 13/09/2017

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Austria makes record €3.5bn century bond issuance – World Finance – 13/09/2017

Austria has raised $4.2bn in 100-year bonds, marking the largest ever long-term debt issuance

Source:  World Finance, 13/09/2017

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Argentina Doubles Down On Shale Gas And Renewables – – 13/09/2017

Traditionally one of the most prominent oil and natural gas markets in South America, Argentina is increasingly turning towards alternative forms of energy, with the government exploring shale gas and renewable options as it looks to diversify its power market. The shift comes amid challenges to longstanding hydrocarbons production, which has seen Argentina record export [...]

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Saudis Prepare for Possible Aramco IPO Delay to 2019 – Bloomberg – 13/09/2017

Saudi Arabia is preparing contingency plans for a possible delay to the initial public offering of its state-owned oil company by a few months into 2019, according to people familiar with the matter.

Source:  Bloomberg, 13/09/2017

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Venezuela Stops Accepting Dollars for Oil Payments Following U.S. Sanctions – Fox Business – 13/09/2017

The government of this oil-rich but struggling country, looking for ways to circumvent U.S. sanctions, is telling oil traders that it will no longer receive or send payments in dollars, people familiar with the new policy have told The Wall Street Journal.

Source:  Fox Business, 13/09/2017

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Norway’s oil fund reaches $1 trillion as value of North Sea oil rises – Commonspace – 13/09/2017

Norway’s oil-fuelled sovereign wealth fund has reached its highest ever value as Nicola Sturgeon calls signs of improvement in the North Sea oil and gas sector “encouraging”

Source:  Commonspace, 13/09/2017

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