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LIBOR/OIS move seen adding $16 billion to business, family debt…

LIBOR/OIS move seen adding $16 billion to business, family debt…

Published 29/03/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The recent widening of the spread between the three-month London interbank offered rate (LIBOR) and three-month overnight index swap rate (OIS) [more…]

Global funds cut stock exposure to four-month low amid trade war fears

Global funds cut stock exposure to four-month low amid trade war fears

Published 29/03/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Spooked by brewing trade tensions and a broad reversal in technology shares, global investors have cut their equity exposure to a four-month [more…]

UK remain cautious on equities, favour emerging markets: Reuters poll

UK remain cautious on equities, favour emerging markets: Reuters poll

Published 29/03/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - British investors rattled by global trade tensions are holding equity exposure near four-month lows, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday, though they [more…]

European funds buy bonds, see euro growth cycle peak: Reuters poll

European funds buy bonds, see euro growth cycle peak: Reuters poll

Published 29/03/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - European investors have raised their bond allocations in March while keeping their equity exposure at six-month lows, in a month marked by [more…]

U.S. funds recommend switching cash into bonds in March: Reuters poll

U.S. funds recommend switching cash into bonds in March: Reuters poll

Published 29/03/2018

BENGALURU (Reuters) - U.S. fund managers switched recommended global portfolios slightly more in favor of bonds in March, in part on concerns trade barriers between [more…]

U.S. ‘junk’ bond funds hit by second biggest cash withdrawals: Lipper

U.S. ‘junk’ bond funds hit by second biggest cash withdrawals: Lipper

Published 16/02/2018

U.S. fund investors fled the riskier corners of the debt market, pulling the second-highest amount of cash on record from high-yield "junk" bonds during the latest week, Lipper data showed on Thursday. [more…]

Bond vigilantes awaken counterparts in the stock market

Bond vigilantes awaken counterparts in the stock market

Published 11/02/2018

A specialist trader works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, (NYSE) in New York, U.S., February 9, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan [more…]

A decade after recession, a jump in U.S. states with wage gains

A decade after recession, a jump in U.S. states with wage gains

Published 05/02/2018

Newly hired employees take a break from training to pose for a group photo at the chain’s soon-to-open 54th outlet in Oakland, California ,U.S., January [more…]

Fed puts brakes on Wells Fargo when bank needs to step on gas

Fed puts brakes on Wells Fargo when bank needs to step on gas

Published 05/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: A Wells Fargo bank sign is pictured in downtown Los Angeles, California, U.S. August 10, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File PhotoBOSTON (Reuters) - The Federal [more…]

Fed orders Wells Fargo to halt growth over compliance issues

Fed orders Wells Fargo to halt growth over compliance issues

Published 03/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: A Wells Fargo branch is seen in the Chicago suburb of Evanston, Illinois, U.S. February 10, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Young/File PhotoWASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - [more…]