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  • HKEx in cooperation talks with mainland China stock exchanges

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd said it is in talks on cooperation with mainland China stock exchanges, a deal that could allow investors to buy mainland-listed stocks via the Hong Kong exchange. The Hong Kong exchange operator...
  • Virtu may delay IPO amid high-speed trading uproar: Bloomberg

    (Reuters) - High-speed trading company, Virtu Financial Inc, will not market its initial public offering until after April 20, delaying the process from this week, people with knowledge of the matter told Bloomberg. Reuters was not immediately able to...
  • Sandvik's SMS must retool production to stay on top: boss

    GIMO, Sweden (Reuters) - Swedish Sandvik's Machining Solutions business, the world's top maker of metal cutting tools, needs to make its production more flexible and boost product development to stay ahead of growing competition, its top executive said....
  • S&P 500 hits new high; Dow not far behind

    This is no April Fool's joke: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index is at a record high and the Dow industrials aren’t far behind. Encouraging manufacturing data pushed up the major indexes Tuesday morning, stoking optimism that the economy is...
  • India central bank leaves rates on hold; election, monsoon in focus

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - With elections looming and an uncertain economic growth outlook, India's central bank left interest rates on hold on Tuesday, as expected, and indicated it will keep rates steady in the near term if inflation eases towards the bank's...
  • Wall Street watchdog alleges annuity scheme by two ex-MetLife brokers

    (Reuters) - Two former brokers for MetLife Securities Inc, a unit of MetLife Inc, allegedly engaged in a seven-year scheme to inflate commissions by having customers switch $21 million in annuities, Wall Street's industry-funded watchdog has alleged in...
  • Avoid losses on your bond funds by going unconventional

    (The author is a Reuters columnist and the opinions expressed are his own. For more from John Wasik see http://link.reuters.com/syk97s) CHICAGO (Reuters) - As the financial markets await more signals on the Federal Reserve's interest-rate policy next...
  • Christine McVie's Return Drives Up Prices For Fleetwood Mac Tickets

    Christine McVie's Return Drives Up Prices For Fleetwood Mac Tickets
    For the first time in fifteen years, Fleetwood Mac will be touring with keyboardist Christine McVie. McVie joined the band in 1970 after guitarist Peter Green had quit. At the time, McVie was married to Fleetwood Mac bassist John McVie. Since her...
  • UK mortgage approvals dip in February, business lending contracts again

    LONDON (Reuters) - British mortgage approvals slowed in February by more than expected, possibly reflecting bad weather during the month, and there was another contraction in business lending. The Bank of England said on Monday mortgage approvals...
  • State income tax a study in expediency

     State income tax a study in expediency
    Gov. Pat Quinn sought to make the 5 percent income tax rate permanent in his budget address last week. The Illinois income tax, conceived in the 1960s as a Republican-led initiative, has now become a complex problem vexing the Democrats who control...
  • ECB's Weidmann says euro zone not in deflationary cycle

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The euro zone is not in a deflationary cycle and the European Central Bank (ECB) should not overreact to a slowdown in inflation caused largely by cyclical factors which should prove temporary, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann said on...