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  • Global 'QE glut' to brim through 2015 as funds swim with the tide

    By Mike Dolan LONDON (Reuters) - If the world's biggest central banks were actually coordinating a global monetary policy, they could scarcely do a better job of convincing financial markets right now. Just two days after the Federal Reserve halted...
  • 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...
  • Sweden needs investment to fight off deflation risk: PM

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sweden, and the European Union too, need to follow the lead of the United States and ramp up investment to combat deflationary pressures carried over from the global financial crisis, the nation's new prime minister said late on...
  • China's central bank says Chinese markets have ample liquidity

    BEIJING (Reuters) - There is abundant liquidity in China's financial markets and the Chinese central bank would provide liquidity support when needed, the People's Bank of China said on Friday. The central bank said on its Weibo microblog account -...
  • 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...
  • U.S.-based Japanese stock funds add $1 billion over week: Lipper

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors in U.S.-based funds added $1 billion into Japanese equity funds in the week ended Nov. 19, posting a fourth straight week of net inflows, data from Thomson Reuters' Lipper service showed on Thursday. The flows marked the...
  • Board Gets Advice On Plans For State Retirement Savings Program

    NEW BRITAIN — Of all retirees who receive Social Security, 26 percent are living on those checks alone. A state Retirement Security Board, made up of private sector employees and state and union officials, is trying to make sure that doesn't...
  • U.S. Justice Dept collects record $24 billion in penalties in fiscal 2014

    U.S. Justice Dept collects record $24 billion in penalties in fiscal 2014
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice collected a record $24.7 billion in penalties from fraud and other cases in fiscal year 2014, the agency said on Wednesday, as fines against banks for financial misconduct soared. Collections from...
  • U.S. TIPS breakeven rates fall further after FOMC minutes

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. bond market's gauges of inflation expectations fell to their lowest in more than a month on Wednesday after minutes of the Federal Reserve's October meeting suggested the U.S. central bank remained on track to raise...
  • Fed focused on sunny side, downplayed global woes in October

    Fed focused on sunny side, downplayed global woes in October
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve wrestled with whether to nod to financial market volatility and a weakening global economy in its policy statement last month, but opted not to out of worry it could send an unwarranted signal of pessimism....
  • Citi cuts around 35 jobs on London trading floor: sources

    LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. bank Citi has cut around 35 jobs across its capital markets trading operation in London, sources with knowledge of the changes said on Wednesday. The cuts, announced internally last month, were across all asset classes, the...