Luis Costa

Type: Person
Name: Luis Costa
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Putin’s Surplus Seen in Rejection of Bond Market: Russia Credit

Russia canceled its sixth weeklydebt sale yesterday, its longest absence from fundraising infour years, as oil revenue gave the government slack to keepsidestepping higher borrowing costs.The world’s largest energy exporter posted a 675 billion-ruble ... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

EMERGING MARKETS-Investors grow resilient to Ukraine conflict

–By Chris VellacottLONDON, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Emerging market investors were in a buoyant mood on Tuesday, brushing off reports of more violence in Ukraine to buoy equities in Russia and central Europe.The MSCI Emerging equities index crept back towards ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Israel Second-Quarter GDP Growth Slows as Exports Plunge

Israel ’s economic expansion slowedin the second quarter as exports plunged almost 18 percent,fueling speculation that the central bank may cut interest rates again to spur growth.Gross domestic product grew 1.7 percent, compared with arevised rate of ... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Shekel Bulls Flee as Traders Look for Flug’s Plan B

Citigroup Inc.’s Luis Costa says heknew it was time to turn bearish on the shekel when Israel cut interest rates last month and followed up by buying dollars lessthan two weeks later.“With the Gaza conflict hurting an already laggingeconomy, it’s going ... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Ruble Falls First Day in Three as Russia Sends Convoy to Ukraine

The ruble fell for the first time inthree days and the Finance Ministry pulled its fourth weeklydebt sale in a row as Russia ’s dispatch of a humanitarian aidconvoy to Ukraine rekindled concern the crisis may escalate.The currency weakened 0.6 percent ... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 12 2014]
Entities: Luis Costa, Ukraine, Russia
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Why Israel and Palestine Should Get Rid of Their Borders and Become Two Overlapping States

Luis Costa viaAs the latest truce between Israel and Hamas hopefully takes root in Gaza, the world is confronted with a humanitarian disaster of monumental proportions. There are nearly 2,000 people dead and 10,000 injured , over 10,000 homes destroyed ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 07 2014]
Entities: Israel, Palestinian, Citizen
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

UGA Costa Rica cuts ribbon on new faculty residence

Athens, Ga. - The newly-constructed faculty residence facility on the University of Georgia's campus in San Luis, Costa Rica was dedicated July 26 by a group of local dignitaries, and administrators and staff from the university.Named in honor of Paul ... [Published Noodls - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Treasuries Drop With Stocks as Dollar Gains Before Fed Decision

July 30 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. stocks and Treasuries fell, sending two-year yields to the highest since 2011, as data showed faster-than-estimated economic growth before a Federal Reserve decision on monetary policy. The dollar strengthened.Two-year note ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Ruble Gains 1st Day in 5 as Sanctions Seen Milder Than Expected

The ruble strengthened for the firsttime in five days as some investors saw U.S. and European Unionsanctions as milder than anticipated.Russia ’s currency rose 0.5 percent to 35.6245 per dollar asof 11:50 a.m. in Moscow. That pared its decline in July ... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Rouble falls on sanctions threat, emerging stocks hit 3-year high

By July 29 (Reuters) - The rouble dropped to its lowest in more than two months on Tuesday amid expectations Russia will soon be hit by more sanctions. Emerging-market stocks climbed to three-year highs on a rally in Chinese stocks. U.S. President Barack ... [Published Sharenet - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Russian Central Bank Raises Key Interest Rate -- 2nd Update

By Olga RazumovskayaMOSCOW--The Bank of Russia raised its key interest rate on Friday for the third time in five months in a surprise move, and warned there may be more to come if political shocks prevent high inflation from coming down.The central bank ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jun 02 2014 - Updated Jun 02 2014 - 1 reports

Russian bond markets in deep freeze as banks stay out

* Banks slashing inventories of Russian assets * Actions reflect fears of wider sanctions over Ukraine * Institutions fear being left holding Russian debt By Sujata Rao LONDON, June 2 (Reuters) – Banks fearful of wide-ranging Iran-style ... [Published AdBanks.net - Jun 02 2014]

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"the market is reacting the right way - it's the first time stakeholders - russian, ukrainian and eu leaders - have sat down and talked since the geneva talks over three months ago" said Luis Costa, a senior emerging markets strategist at Citi
"We are so very grateful to Paul Gross for his support of our programs," said Quint Newcomer, director of UGA Costa Rica. "we were honored to name the faculty residence in his honor and look forward to having him visit us frequently in the years ahead."
"russia is a country which is experiencing severe outflows and an uncertain political environment. they just don't want inflation out of control" said Luis Costa, an analyst at Citigroup

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Putin’s Surplus Seen in Rejection of Bond Marke... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 27 2014]
EMERGING MARKETS-Investors grow resilient to Uk... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Aug 19 2014]
Israel Second-Quarter GDP Growth Slows as Expor... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 18 2014]
Shekel Bulls Flee as Traders Look for Flug’s Pl... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 18 2014]
Ruble Falls First Day in Three as Russia Sends ... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 12 2014]
Why Israel and Palestine Should Get Rid of Thei... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 07 2014]
UGA Costa Rica cuts ribbon on new faculty resid... [Published Noodls - Jul 30 2014]
Treasuries Drop With Stocks as Dollar Gains Bef... [Published Washington Post - Jul 30 2014]
U.S. Equity Index Futures Advance on Earnings; ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 30 2014]
Ruble Gains 1st Day in 5 as Sanctions Seen Mild... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 30 2014]
Rouble falls on sanctions threat, emerging stoc... [Published Sharenet - Jul 29 2014]
Russian Central Bank Raises Key Interest Rate -... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 25 2014]
Russian bond markets in deep freeze as banks st... [Published AdBanks.net - Jun 02 2014]
Ukraine and the IMF: a sense of deja vu [Published Global Investing - Apr 01 2014]
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* Banks slashing inventories of Russian assets * Actions reflect fears of wider sanctions over Ukraine * Institutions fear being left holding Russian debt By Sujata Rao LONDON, June 2 (Reuters) – Banks fearful of wide-ranging Iran-style ...
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The West has just agreed to stump up a load of cash for Ukraine but there is a distinct sense of deja vu around it all. Let’s face it – Ukraine’s track record on how it manages ts economy and foreign affairs isn’t great. This is the third aid programme ...
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