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  • U.S. SEC enacts rules to protect exchanges, dark pools from glitches

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators adopted a new rule Wednesday that requires stock exchanges and some larger trading platforms to take steps to protect against market disruptions such as technology glitches or natural disasters. The Securities and...
  • Japan deflation devil, election loss drove Abe's tax, poll moves

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's twin decisions to delay an unpopular sales tax increase and call a snap election were not quite the bolt from the blue they first appeared. Recent interviews with aides, politicians and officials...
  • China gives Australia investment rights, yuan clearing bank

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China is giving Australia more access to its capital markets and allowing it to clear yuan trades, measures that would boost Beijing's efforts to free Chinese financial markets and promote global usage of its renminbi currency. The...
  • Competition for analysts heats up as credit risks rise in China

    BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Credit risk analysts have become hot property in China this year, reflecting both the growing opportunities and hazards in the country's rapidly evolving financial markets. Chinese state-owned banks had enjoyed a virtual...
  • New rules on U.S. bond dealer pay come closer to fruition

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The fight over dealer compensation in the $3.7 trillion U.S. municipal bond market is heating up, with the groups that oversee the market floating proposals on Monday that would require dealers to provide bond buyers with pricing...
  • China gives tax breaks on Hong Kong-Shanghai stock link

    SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China will temporarily exempt taxes on profits made from a landmark scheme linking the Shanghai and Hong Kong stock exchanges, the finance ministry said on Friday, removing a potential stumbling block for global investors...
  • Tribune Media stock to trade under the symbol TRCO

    Tribune Media stock to trade under the symbol TRCO
    Tribune Media plans to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TRCO, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday. The amendment to the Form 10 registration, which was initially filed in September, includes...
  • Economy not yet strong enough to lift interest rates, Fed's Dudley says

    Economy not yet strong enough to lift interest rates, Fed's Dudley says
    A top Federal Reserve policymaker said Thursday the economy still isn't strong enough to handle an increase in interest rates, but he expressed hope that will change sometime next year. William C. Dudley, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New...
  • Sovereign wealth fund acquisitions surge as confidence returns

    LONDON (Reuters) - Sovereign wealth funds are buying up assets this year at their fastest rate since the financial crisis as these state-run pools of assets regain the confidence lost when big punts on western banks turned sour, Thomson Reuters data...
  • G20's Carney says bank crisis reforms 'substantially complete'

    LONDON (Reuters) - The job of fixing flaws that led to the 2007-09 financial crisis is largely done and the focus will turn to spotting new risks and rebuilding trust among regulators, a global watchdog set up by the Group of 20 (G20) leading economies...
  • Emanuel says he didn't do risky interest-rate swaps, but he's done 4

     Emanuel says he didn't do risky interest-rate swaps, but he's done 4
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel this week distanced himself from the risky derivatives that are draining funds from the city's school system, declaring: "Under my tenure, there have been no swaps." But records show the city of Chicago has entered into at least...