Financials (Legacy)

SEC to scale back broker exams to focus more on advisers: sources

SEC to scale back broker exams to focus more on advisers: sources

Published 29/01/2016

WASHINGTON U.S. securities regulators plan to scale back examinations of brokers so they can shift resources to improve oversight of investment advisers, which have traditionally [more…]

BlackRock switches benchmarks on U.S. bond ETFs

BlackRock switches benchmarks on U.S. bond ETFs

Published 29/01/2016

NEW YORK BlackRock Inc said on Friday it will change the benchmarks on four iShares Treasury exchange-traded funds (ETFs) from Barclays' Treasury bond indexes to [more…]

Wells Fargo, BofA look to integrate Apple Pay into ATMs: TechCrunch

Wells Fargo, BofA look to integrate Apple Pay into ATMs: TechCrunch

Published 29/01/2016

Wells Fargo & Co and Bank of America Corp are working to integrate mobile payment system Apple Pay into their ATMs, technology news website TechCrunch [more…]

Authorities to review anti-corruption unit after match-fixing scandal

Published 27/01/2016

MELBOURNE Tennis officials on Wednesday launched an independent review into their anti-corruption practices after allegations the sport's watchdog had not done enough to stamp out [more…]

Health insurer Anthem reports higher quarterly revenue

Published 27/01/2016

Health insurer Anthem Inc (ANTM.N), which is in the process of buying smaller rival Cigna Corp (CI.N), reported a 6.3 percent rise in quarterly revenue [more…]

RBS takes $5.1 billion hit in bid to break from past

Published 27/01/2016

LONDON Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS.L) tried to put its troubled past behind it on Wednesday by making a 3.6 billion pound ($5.1 billion) provision [more…]

China shares end lower, taking 2016 losses to $1.8 trln

Published 27/01/2016

SHANGHAI Chinese highly volatile shares ended lower again on Wednesday after plunging on Tuesday, taking losses in 2016 to about 22 percent or 12 trillion [more…]

Obama makes new push to expand retirement savings

Published 26/01/2016

WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama will propose in his upcoming budget measures to help more than 30 million Americans save for retirement, such as automatically [more…]

Just how smart can you make your home?

Published 26/01/2016

NEW YORK Carlos Espinosa, a design professional based in Boulder, Colorado, has a completely decked-out "smart" home - light switches he can control from his [more…]

China’s growth hits quarter-century low, raising hopes of more stimulus

Published 19/01/2016

SHANGHAI China's economy grew at its weakest pace in a quarter of a century last year, raising hopes Beijing would cushion the slowdown with more [more…]