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  • China money rates fall as central bank seeks to maintain ample liquidity

    China's money rates fell modestly this week after the central bank's unexpected cut interest rates last Friday to support the cooling economy, traders said. As this week wore on, cash demand for IPOs eased and open market operations were toned down,...
  • Raul Elizalde: The new bull-bear debate

    After two years of virtually uninterrupted gains, the stock market took a scary tumble in October. While the market went on to recover the losses, the autumn slump touched off a debate about whether it was a precursor of further loses ahead or merely a...
  • China money market funds grow as foreign firms' 'trapped cash' freed up

    Rapid reforms by Beijing allowing foreign companies to move funds from their China operations across borders relatively freely is boosting treasurers' confidence in using the yuan as the preferred currency for doing business. That increased confidence...
  • Shanghai exchange to allow investors to buy IPOs using margin accounts: state newspaper

    The Shanghai Stock Exchange, China's biggest bourse, will allow investors to use margin trading accounts to buy shares in initial public offerings, the official Securities Times reported on Thursday. The move could further fuel a rally in the stock...
  • New rules, low rates push European companies into risky investments

    European firms squeezed by low interest rates are having to consider new, riskier ways to manage trillions in corporate cash as they are snubbed by banks awash in new regulation that may also spell the demise of their go-to investment funds. In order...
  • US stock market inches to record ahead of holiday

    NEW YORK  — The U.S. stock market eked out another record close on Wednesday ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday as investors assessed the latest reports on the economy and some corporate earnings. Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rose...
  • US stocks barely budge ahead of Thanksgiving

    US stocks barely budge ahead of Thanksgiving
    NEW YORK — Stock indexes are holding near record levels as traders digest some mixed news on the U.S. economy. New claims for unemployment benefits rose unexpectedly, but consumer spending rose. Deere fell 2.5 percent in early trading after...
  • Wall Street group to challenge Dodd-Frank risk retention rules

    A Wall Street trade group said on Monday it has filed a lawsuit to strike down a new rule that requires banks to retain some risk on their books when they securitize loans, saying the rule could stifle crucial financing to certain companies. The Loan...
  • CFTC tells CME Group to work more on 'spoofing' detection

    CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures market operator, should continue to develop strategies to detect an illegal manipulative trading practice known as "spoofing," the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission said on Monday. Spoofing involves...
  • China stocks rise after surprise rate cut, yuan drops

    By Saikat Chatterjee and Pete Sweeney HONG KONG/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese stocks rose, with a key index hitting a three-year high, while bond yields fell on Monday, as markets cheered a surprise rate cut that investors hope may signal the start of a...
  • Global 'QE glut' to brim through 2015 as funds swim with the tide

    By Mike Dolan LONDON (Reuters) - If the world's biggest central banks were actually coordinating a global monetary policy, they could scarcely do a better job of convincing financial markets right now. Just two days after the Federal Reserve halted...