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  • Bank of England says 'anything goes' attitude in finance must end

    LONDON (Reuters) - Tougher rules may be needed to stop a repeat of the "outrageous" behavior that has hit trust and confidence in financial markets in recent years, Bank of England Deputy Governor Minouche Shafik said on Monday. Launching a...
  • Japan exports rebound in September, economy still not out of woods

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's exports rose at the fastest pace in seven months in September as shipments to Asia picked up pace, but a slowdown in China, war in the Middle East and the spread of the Ebola virus mean exports may struggle to accelerate further....
  • Raise UK interest rates now, says Bank of England policymaker

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England should begin raising interest rates now, because spare capacity in Britain's fast-recovering economy could be used up by the middle of next year, adding to inflation pressures, a Bank policymaker said in a Sunday...
  • Monte Paschi has biggest capital gap in ECB tests, may seek merger

    MILAN/ROME (Reuters) - - Italy's Monte dei Paschi di Siena faces a 2.1 billion euro ($2.7 billion) funding shortfall that could force it to seek a merger, after a European banking review revealed serious weak points in the Italian financial system. The...
  • Chinese home prices fall for fifth month in September, year's gains lost

    BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese home prices fell for a fifth straight month in September, wiping out gains scored in the past year and raising expectations the government will have to implement more economic support measures to cushion the blow....
  • ECB may struggle to buy enough corporate bonds

    LONDON (Reuters) - Any extension of the European Central Bank's asset-purchase scheme to include company debt risks running into a familiar problem - the ECB may not being able to buy enough of them to make a difference. A wave of enthusiasm spread over...
  • 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....