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  • Britain's ring-fence a new hurdle for bank directors

    LONDON/DUBLIN (Reuters) - Britain's major lenders may find it hard to hire dozens of directors that are required as part of a radical reshape of the industry aimed at protecting it from future investment bank crashes. Britain wants banks such as HSBC,...
  • U.S. ETFs to take aim at China's onshore bond market

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. investment firms are readying the first line of exchange-traded funds designed to give American investors access to China's swelling onshore bond market, which has been largely closed off to foreigners. At least four fund...
  • 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...
  • What crisis? Russians keep calm for now as rouble slide gathers pace

    MOSCOW/YEKATERINBURG Russia (Reuters) - (This Oct. 10 story is corrected to show record low ruble rate 40.46 against the dollar, not 44.46) With the ruble down 18 percent against the dollar this year and sanctions chipping away at economic ties with...
  • Investment funds will come under new regulatory focus: Carney

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Investment funds will come under increased focus from global financial regulators, the head of a worldwide push to prevent a repeat of the financial crisis said on Sunday. Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, who is also head of...
  • Trade engine shifts down just as global growth needs a boost

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Policymakers scrambling to keep the world economy from settling into the "new mediocre" of sluggish growth can no longer rely on global trade to do the heavy lifting. International trade helped the global economy tide over rough...
  • Fed's Tarullo: global downside risks are policy factor

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Downside risks to the global economy are a factor the Federal Reserve will have to consider even as the U.S. economy recovers from the 2007-2009 financial crisis, Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo said on Saturday. Tarullo, a voting...
  • 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...
  • Stocks fall on fears of weakness abroad

    It was the steepest of roller-coaster rides for investors this week, and it ended with a 115-point drop in the Dow Jones industrial average that wiped out the year's gains for the benchmark index. Throughout the nation and worldwide, major indexes...
  • Big U.S. firms boost equity weightings in 401(k) target-date funds

    (Reuters) - In changes that have raised the potential investment risks in many 401(k) retirement accounts, several major fund companies are increasing the stock allocation of their target date funds, which are used by many of those with such plans....
  • Regulators tell firms no capital gains tax on Hong Kong-Shanghai stock scheme: sources

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Some key regulators involved in setting up a landmark stock trading link between Hong Kong and China have told market participants they expect the scheme to be free of any capital gains tax, people with knowledge of the discussions...