Initial Guidance | 27 October 2014

Bank stress test relief lifts European assets | Reuters
European stocks, low-rated government bonds and the single currency all rose on Monday as financial markets gave a tentative thumbs-up to euro zone bank health checks.
German Business Confidence Falters Again in October | Wall St Journal
The closely watched lead indicator from the Ifo Institute fell to 103.2 after 104.7 in the previous month. This marked the sixth straight decline in the lead indicator.
Rousseff reelected president of Brazil | RT
Brazil’s leftist president Dilma Rousseff has been re-elected for another term with over 51 percent of the vote in a tight presidential run-off on Sunday.
As Ebola Spreads, Asia Senses Vulnerability | NY Times
Governments and doctors around Asia are now much more worried that the region’s densely populated cities and towns could be vulnerable if infected people start flying here from Africa.
Goldman slashes 2015 oil price forecast | Reuters
Goldman Sachs has slashed its 2015 oil price forecasts, making it the most bearish among major financial institutions, following a near 25 percent fall in crude prices over the past five months.