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  • Capital flows, improving trade to prop yuan up in second-half

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The rare and dramatic slide in the yuan exchange rate that has shaken the outlook for the currency is unlikely to last long as trade rebounds and capital inflows resume. While most foreign exchange traders have abandoned their...
  • Embarrassment of riches drives Australia funds to embrace high risk

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian pension funds are investing in riskier assets to overcome an embarrassment of riches - they have too much money and too few investment opportunities. This not entirely unwelcome problem is the result of Australia's mandatory...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Feinstein Foundation Pledges $1 Million To Match Donor Contributions To End Hunger

    Although the holidays are over, the need for food among our low-income neighbors is not. To this end, The Feinstein Foundation will divide $1 million among anti-hunger agencies nationwide that raise funds during the months of March and April that are...
  • China yuan seen resuming rise on export recovery from second quarter

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's yuan is expected to tread a steady upward curve for the rest of this year, as investors anticipate an improving export picture from the second quarter and the economy could regain strength on Beijing's policy support, a Reuters...
  • BoE's McCafferty says UK housing market activity still weak: paper

    LONDON (Reuters) - Activity in Britain's housing market is still much weaker than would be expected in a fully functioning market, according to a Bank of England policymaker who played down fears of a housing bubble. Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)...
  • Despite big jump in food prices, inflation remained tame last month

    Despite big jump in food prices, inflation remained tame last month
    WASHINGTON -- Despite a sharp jump in food costs, consumer prices increased just 0.1% last month in an indication inflation remains in check, the Labor Department said Tuesday. Over the previous year, the consumer price index has risen 1.1%. The...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...