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  • 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...
  • EU rules seek to aid securitization revival

    LONDON (Reuters) - The European Commission published new rules on Friday to encourage more securitization of assets such as car and consumer loans and small business loans as part of a drive to channel more funds into the flagging European economy. The...
  • Exclusive: Top Actavis holder, Fidelity, adds Allergan holdings- sources

    NEW YORK/BOSTON (Reuters) - Fidelity Investments, the largest shareholder in Actavis Plc , has increased its holdings in takeover-target Allergan in recent months and would be supportive of a potential merger between the two drugmakers, according to...
  • Europe growth pact floated as euro zone recession fears mount

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Heeding global calls for action to shore up Europe's sagging economy, euro zone's top finance official proposed a new growth pact on Friday to break a policy logjam and spur reforms by rewarding countries with cheap funds and leeway...