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Barclays Puts Israeli Shekel Debt on Global Aggregate Index

October 03, 2011

Oct. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Barclays Capital said Israeli shekel- denominated debt will also be eligible for the Global Aggregate Index from Jan. 1.

The debt will continue to be part of the Local Currency Emerging Markets Bond Index. The decision was made after careful evaluation of “the evolving fixed income landscape,” Barclays said in an e-mailed report today.

--Editor: Claudia Maedler

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