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  • Markets may have over-reacted to slowdown: Bank of England's Haldane

    LONDON (Reuters) - Investors may have over-reacted to signs of economic slowdown, although they have been right to price in weaker global growth prospects, the Bank of England's chief economist said in a Sunday newspaper interview. "What we have seen...
  • Getting used to the 'new mediocre'

    LONDON (Reuters) - Evaporating inflation and slowing growth have put financial markets into such a spin that they could inflict further damage on the world economy. Until a dramatic selloff, exuberant markets had raced well ahead of the economies that...
  • U.S. TIPS market signals rising concerns about disinflation

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - For Federal Reserve officials already worried about a persistent lack of U.S. wage and price growth, one corner of the bond market may be suggesting even more reason for alarm. The Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) market...
  • Brazil's Ouro Fino IPO prices at top of range on strong demand

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian veterinary products maker Ouro Fino Saúde Animal Participações SA's initial public offering priced at the top of the suggested price range on Friday, as investor demand for the nation's first IPO of the year came in...
  • Activity in unsecured money market picked up in second quarter: ECB survey

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Euro zone banks grew more confident in the second quarter about borrowing and lending to each other in the unsecured money market, which was shunned during the crisis, a survey by the European Central Bank showed on Friday. The...
  • Goldman curbs bankers' compensation even as revenue surges

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top Goldman Sachs Group Inc executives are determined to keep compensation costs under control. And that means even when the bank's revenue spikes higher, bankers' bonuses won't. On Thursday, Goldman reported a 25 percent increase in...
  • Morgan Stanley profit jumps as trading activity rebounds

    Morgan Stanley profit jumps as trading activity rebounds
    (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley reported an 87 percent rise in third-quarter earnings as the Wall Street bank's trading, investment banking and wealth management businesses benefited from increased client activity and a hot equity market. The bank's shares...
  • Exclusive: Fed considers using bank stress tests for crisis prevention

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve is considering turning its annual health check for big banks into one of the tools it could use to prevent a build up of excessive financial risks. If deployed, the modified tests could force banks to retain...
  • Fed likely to end bond buying, may signal caution on rate hikes

    Fed likely to end bond buying, may signal caution on rate hikes
    (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve is likely to reassure investors later this month that it won't stand idle if global turbulence threatens the U.S. economy, but a proposal from one top policymaker to keep on buying bonds looks to be a bridge too far. James...
  • Investors search for signs of end to stock market correction

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Measuring the point at which investors have exhausted their selling in a market downturn is an inexact science at best, and at its worst akin to sticking a finger in the air to judge shifting winds. By some measures, the near 10...
  • U.S.-based European stock funds post record weekly outflows: Lipper

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors in U.S.-based funds pulled a record $1.3 billion out of European equity funds in the week ended Oct. 15 on fears that the euro zone could tip into another recession, data from Thomson Reuters' Lipper service showed on...