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  • U.S. banks ramp up credit card lending but margins may suffer

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - As traditional Wall Street moneymakers like stock and bond trading suffer, banks are growing increasingly willing to invest in less glamorous operations: their credit card businesses. JPMorgan Chase & Co, Citigroup Inc and other big...
  • U.S.-based Steris to buy UK's Synergy Health, tax savings eyed

    (Reuters) - U.S. medical technology company Steris Corp offered to buy British sterilisation services provider Synergy Health Plc for about $1.9 billion in cash and stock in a deal that would shift its domicile to the UK and cut its tax bill. Steris said...
  • Gibraltar to launch its first stock exchange next month

    LONDON (Reuters) - Gibraltar will next month open its first stock exchange, which will list collective investment schemes known as open-ended funds, after receiving approval from its financial regulator. The Gibraltar Stock Exchange, to be known as GSX,...
  • China trade data eases slowdown fears, more stimulus may still be needed

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's surprisingly strong trade performance in September may reduce the chances of aggressive policy action such as an interest rate cut, but the prospects of a prolonged property slump suggests more measures are still needed to...
  • Euro's demise exaggerated, old lessons show

    LONDON (Reuters) - Currency watchers have decreed that the euro will fall sharply against the dollar as Europe and the United States' monetary policies diverge, but history suggests the euro's drop may not be quite so smooth or rapid. Frankfurt has...
  • Ask An Expert Hotline 2014

    Ask An Expert Hotline 2014
    The annual Ask An Expert Hotline drew about 200 people seeking advice about investments, retirement planning and other money matters. The free event is sponsored each year by the Orlando Sentinel and the Central Florida chapter of the Financial Planning...
  • Rousseff puts Cardoso, 83, at core of Brazil's election battle

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Under pressure in Brazil's closest election race in decades, President Dilma Rousseff is centering her campaign around a familiar bogeyman - an 83-year-old former president associated with a more turbulent, elitist era. In...
  • World economies warn of global risks, call for bold action

    World economies warn of global risks, call for bold action
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund's member countries on Saturday said bold action was needed to bolster the global economic recovery and they urged governments not to squelch growth by tightening budgets too drastically, although...
  • European bank mergers still face hurdles post-stress tests

    PARIS (Reuters) - Health checks on Europe's banks may reveal takeover targets, but because protectionist regulation across the region has yet to be addressed, any post-"stress test" tie-ups are likely to be along national lines and could make a splintered...
  • 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...