Global Securities

 

European Covered Bond Council, European Covered Bond Facts Book

The European Covered Bond Council (ECBC) is a platform for covered bond market participants which brings together covered bond issuers, analysts, investment bankers, rating agencies and a wide range of interested market participants.

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German Covered Bond Market

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FX Street

Eurobonds, LIBOR, spot and forward exchange rates, Euro-denominated and yen-denominated bond yields can be found at this site by going to "Rates and Charts," and "Bond Yields."

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British Bankers Association

The BBA is the leading trade association for the UK banking and financial services sector.

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LIBOR Benchmarks

LIBOR is the benchmark used by banks, securities houses and investors to gauge the cost of unsecured borrowing in the money markets. It is calculated each day by asking a panel of major banks what it would cost them to borrow funds for various periods of time and in various currencies, and then creating an average of the individual bank's figures. This is site will provide information on how LIBORs are used for benchmarking.

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Bank for International Settlement

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) is an international organization which fosters international monetary and financial cooperation and serves as a bank for central banks.

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Emerging Markets

Aggregates and produces unique content including full-text news articles, financial statements, company information, industry analyses, equity quotes, macroeconomic statistics, and market-specific information, which are derived directly from more than 20,000 local and global publications.

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Country Statistics

The World Bank is a source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. This site also provides free and open access to a comprehensive set of data about development in countries around the globe.

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Bloomberg

World indices, exchange rates, and other international data and news can be found at this site.

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Federal Reserve Economic Data

Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED), is a database of 22,127 U.S. economic time series. With FRED you can download data in Microsoft Excel and text formats and view charts of data series. Data and information categories include: banking, business/fiscal, consumer prices, employment and population, exchange rates, foreign exchange intervention, GDP, interest rates, monetary aggregates, producer price indexes, reserves, U.S. trade, financial data, and regional data.

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European Central Bank and European Monetary Union

The ECB is the central bank for Europe's single currency, the euro. The ECB's main task is to maintain the euro's purchasing power and thus price stability in the euro area. The euro area comprises the 16 European Union countries that have introduced the euro since 1999.

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International Monetary Fund

The IMF promotes international monetary cooperation and exchange rate stability, facilitates the balanced growth of international trade, and provides resources to help members in balance of payments difficulties or to assist with poverty reduction. Includes country information and data, studies, and research.

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