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  • French, British banks press EU to revise bank reform plans

    PARIS (Reuters) - French and British banks are urging the European Commission to reconsider plans to isolate high-risk trading activities at big banks, warning the move could discourage lending to struggling economies.
  • China stocks rise after surprise rate cut, yuan drops

    By Saikat Chatterjee and Pete Sweeney HONG KONG/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese stocks rose, with a key index hitting a three-year high, while bond yields fell on Monday, as markets cheered a surprise rate cut that investors hope may signal the start of a...

    Fund boards, management go on high alert around bond liquidity

    By Jessica Toonkel NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. fund firms are taking extra measures to make sure they don't get stuck holding hard-to-sell bonds in the event that fixed income markets see a massive race to the exits when interest rates start to rise. Over...

    China's benchmark money rate falls 48 bps after surprise easing

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's benchmark money rate fell 48 basis points to 3.18 percent on Monday, after the central bank unexpectedly cut benchmark lending rates by 40 basis points on Friday. The seven-day bond repurchase agreement, considered the most...

    Weary of the market rollercoaster, investors turn again to steady stocks

    LONDON (Reuters) - The big story of recent stock market investment has been volatility, and the opportunities that sharp price swings can bring for those with strong nerves. But good news is emerging now for those who prefer safer strategies: some of the...