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  • M&A deals get U.S. loan market moving

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New launches resumed in the U.S. leveraged loan market last week after volatility all-but closed the new issue market for leveraged loans and high yield bonds the previous week as choppy markets boosted execution risk. Issuers...
  • China local debt fix hangs on Beijing's wishful thinking

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China is asserting control over once-chaotic local government financing by banning the use of opaque funding vehicles, but filling the gap with a huge expansion of the fledgling municipal bond market will raise a whole new set of...
  • China's capital outflows not a risk, in line with reforms: regulator

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's foreign currency regulator is not concerned by signs of forex outflows as the economy slows, the country's foreign exchange regulator said on Thursday, saying a recent decline in forex reserves is in line with Beijing's...
  • Japan's Taiyo Life plans to slightly increase foreign bond holdings

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Taiyo Life Insurance plans to continue slightly increasing its foreign bond purchases, concentrating on U.S. Treasuries, in the second half of the current fiscal year through March 2015, a senior official said on Thursday....
  • Bank of England sets out tough regime for failed banks

    LONDON (Reuters) - Top managers of a failed bank would be replaced immediately and creditors told within two days the losses they will bear, the Bank of England said on Thursday in its blueprint for avoiding taxpayer bailouts in future financial crises....
  • Bond funds stock up on Treasuries in prep for market shock

    Bond funds stock up on Treasuries in prep for market shock
    U.S. corporate bond funds this year are adding Treasuries to their holdings at more than twice the rate of corporate debt amid concern that the struggling European economy and potential changes in Federal Reserve policy will drag down profits at U.S....
  • Big bang, not big bucks, the key for euro zone bank lending

    DUBLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - If the European Central Bank really wants to kick-start the euro zone economy, it should ensure the bloc's banks are up to the task of lending. The International Monetary Fund has estimated that nearly three-quarters of...
  • Canada's TMX plans options to curb high-speed trading

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's biggest stock exchange operator plans to offer trading options for investors who fear speed-based computer strategies are undercutting them, a move it hopes will keep clients from leaving for rival marketplaces. TMX Group Ltd...
  • Fresh turbulence tests post-crisis financial markets

    LONDON (Reuters) - A dramatic upswing in volatility is putting post-crisis financial markets to the test, as curbs on banks' ability to take risks and an increase in technology-driven trading expose potential new cracks in the system. While investors and...
  • Private capital gets more bang in China as economic reforms step up

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Private firms have overtaken state-owned companies this year for the first time as the biggest drivers of investment banking revenues in China - a sign of how Beijing's reforms are transforming private capital's role in the world's...
  • Japan exports rebound, but economy still not out of woods

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's exports rose at the fastest pace in seven months in September as sales to Asia picked up, but signs of slowing global growth may hurt the trade sector's ability to recharge the world's third-biggest economy and keep up pressure...