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  • Sub-Saharan Africa bond issuance booms

    (Reuters) - Bond issuance volumes from sub-Saharan African have already surpassed last year's levels with the promise of more to come. African issuance has dominated CEEMEA supply over the past month, with at least three more transactions possible over...
  • Lloyds not off hook yet after $370 million Libor fines

    LONDON (Reuters) - Lloyds Banking Group could face further punishment after agreeing to pay fines totaling $370 million for its part in a global interest rate rigging scandal and for attempting to manipulate fees for a government lending scheme to help...
  • Investing: what's driving the boom in bonds

    The biggest surprise in financial markets this year is the strong performance of bonds. You may recall that bond prices fell (and yields rose) last year after the Federal Reserve began to reverse its easy-money policies. With yields still near...
  • U.S. swaps regulator O'Malia to head bank lobby group

    WASHINGTON/HONG KONG (Reuters) - A member of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission will become the new head of a bank lobby group that is fighting the derivatives regulator in court over a crucial new rule curtailing Wall Street. The...
  • McDonald's profit falls on weak U.S., Europe sales

    (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit as comparable sales in its struggling U.S. business fell for the third straight quarter and sales in Europe declined for the first time in four quarters. McDonald's shares fell...
  • Yields spike on Chinese construction firm's bond as default looms

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A troubled Chinese construction company avoided a landmark bond default at the last minute on Wednesday, raising enough funds to pay off both principal and interest on a 400 million yuan ($64.51 million) bond, people directly involved...
  • NY Fed found serious problems at Deutsche Bank's U.S. arms: WSJ

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has found serious problems in Deutsche Bank AG's U.S. operations, including shoddy financial reporting, weak technology and inadequate auditing and oversight, people close to the matter told...
  • Ticket market tightens up for Seahawks

    SEATTLE The many Seahawks fans without tickets who want to attend regular-season games in 2014 will have to try their luck on the secondary market. The reselling of tickets at prices different from face value is legal in Washington, and there are...
  • Jury out on effectiveness of quantitative easing globally: RBA's Stevens

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - The jury is out on whether the exceptional monetary polices pursued worldwide have worked to stimulate activity in the real economy, rather than just encouraging risk-taking in financial markets, Australia's central bank chief said on...
  • Dying days of financial reform?

    This week marks the fourth anniversary of the most wide-sweeping financial reform since the Great Depression (known as Dodd-Frank). To avoid another 2008 would be great, but at this date and rate, astonishingly, only half the provisions have been...
  • Senators urge Treasury to fix money fund tax concerns

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is pressuring the Treasury Department to relieve money market fund investors from tax rules that will kick in if the Securities and Exchange Commission decides to force some funds to float their...