Money Markets

BlackRock’s Rieder buying longer-term bonds as Fed pause seems likely

BlackRock’s Rieder buying longer-term bonds as Fed pause seems likely

Published 06/12/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc’s (BLK.N) Rick Rieder is buying longer-term bonds because softening inflation could force the U.S. Federal Reserve to pause interest [more…]

DoubleLine’s Gundlach says Treasuries point to economy ready to weaken

DoubleLine’s Gundlach says Treasuries point to economy ready to weaken

Published 04/12/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said the U.S. Treasury yield curve inversion on short-end maturities was signaling the [more…]

Moscow Exchange launches dollar vs. yuan, yen vs. rouble trading

Moscow Exchange launches dollar vs. yuan, yen vs. rouble trading

Published 03/12/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Moscow Exchange (MOEX.MM) has launched five new currency trading options to boost liquidity on its currency market, the bourse said on [more…]

Fed Chairman Powell’s testimony to Congress postponed

Fed Chairman Powell’s testimony to Congress postponed

Published 03/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s testimony to Congress’s Joint Economic Committee on Wednesday has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a [more…]

U.S. mutual fund sales signal retail investor caution

U.S. mutual fund sales signal retail investor caution

Published 29/11/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. mutual fund investors pulled $13.7 billion from stocks and bonds during the latest week, according to data released on Thursday [more…]

Sri Lanka’s political crisis triggers major economic concerns

Sri Lanka’s political crisis triggers major economic concerns

Published 30/10/2018

(The story is refiled to fix ‘triggers’ in headline.) By Shihar Aneez and Abhirup Roy COLOMBO/MUMBAI (Reuters) - A decision by Sri Lanka’s president to [more…]

U.S. fund investors add stock exposure during volatile week: Lipper

U.S. fund investors add stock exposure during volatile week: Lipper

Published 25/10/2018

(Reuters) - U.S. fund investors snapped up shares of stock funds during the latest week despite wild trading, adding $4.2 billion to the products, according [more…]

Losses at Russian banks from cyber attacks down sharply in 2018:…

Losses at Russian banks from cyber attacks down sharply in 2018:…

Published 18/10/2018

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Russian banks have sharply reduced their losses from cyber attacks with 76.5 million roubles ($1.17 million) in losses in the first [more…]

Investors pull most cash from U.S. Treasury funds since March 2016:…

Investors pull most cash from U.S. Treasury funds since March 2016:…

Published 04/10/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors dumped U.S. government debt funds during the latest week, Lipper data showed on Thursday, pulling the most cash from those [more…]