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  • 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...
  • Putnam's Salm stays with successful bet on mortgages

    BOSTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumers are a better bet than their government, says Putnam Investments' Michael Salm. As co-head of the Boston asset manager's bond unit, Salm has kept portfolios like its $1.7 billion Putnam Income Fund heavily invested in...
  • German lawmakers rip ECB over corporate bonds report

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Senior lawmakers from Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party heaped criticism on the European Central Bank on Wednesday following a Reuters report that it was considering the purchase of corporate bonds to spur growth. The...
  • Wall Street urges U.S. regulators' joint cybersecurity approach

    Wall Street urges U.S. regulators' joint cybersecurity approach
    Wall Street's top trade group is calling for the creation of a new inter-agency working group of regulators and the White House that would be tasked with developing consistent cybersecurity rules for the financial industry. The recommendation by the...
  • Carl Icahn says high-yield 'junk' bond market in a bubble: CNBC

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn said on Tuesday he thinks the high-yield "junk" bond market is still in a bubble despite the asset class's recent selloff. "I think the high-yield market is in a bubble," Icahn told CNBC...
  • 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....
  • Charles Rickershauser Jr. dies at 86; lawyer led Pacific Stock Exchange

    Charles Rickershauser Jr. dies at 86; lawyer led Pacific Stock Exchange
    Charles Rickershauser Jr., a lawyer who headed the Pacific Stock Exchange and was a close ally of the late Gov. Pat Brown, died Wednesday in an assisted living facility in Santa Barbara. He was 86. He died of natural causes, having suffered from...
  • Fidelity's launches three actively managed bond ETFs

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Fidelity Investments on Thursday launched three bond exchange-traded funds that are actively managed as the company seeks to capitalize on the army of analysts, traders and portfolio managers that support its more established mutual...