Wealth

U.S. bond yields rise on confusion over U.S. trade move

U.S. bond yields rise on confusion over U.S. trade move

Published 09/08/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury yields rose on Friday amid confusion over the United States policy on trade with China, while political turmoil in [more…]

Market weighs risk of negative U.S. Treasury yields

Market weighs risk of negative U.S. Treasury yields

Published 09/08/2019

(Reuters) - Traders and analysts are considering whether U.S. bond yields would fall below zero as a record amount around the world sank into negative [more…]

Precious metal funds reap fourth biggest weekly inflows as…

Precious metal funds reap fourth biggest weekly inflows as…

Published 09/08/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Precious metal funds recorded the fourth-largest inflows ever in the week to Wednesday and investment-grade funds sucked in money, Bank of America [more…]

U.S.-based high-yield junk bond funds post largest weekly outflow…

U.S.-based high-yield junk bond funds post largest weekly outflow…

Published 08/08/2019

(Reuters) - U.S.-based high-yield junk bond funds posted more than $4 billion of outflows in the week ended Wednesday, the largest weekly cash withdrawals since [more…]

Negative-yielding bond supply hits all-time high – J.P. Morgan

Negative-yielding bond supply hits all-time high – J.P. Morgan

Published 08/08/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The amount of bonds carrying negative yields increased to an all-time peak of $13.2 trillion on Wednesday, up $1.6 trillion or [more…]

U.S. small-cap stocks under renewed threat from tariffs

U.S. small-cap stocks under renewed threat from tariffs

Published 08/08/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Last week’s announcement of more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods may have undermined the prospects for small-cap stocks to rebound this [more…]

Fidelity’s money-market fund assets surged 20% in past year

Fidelity’s money-market fund assets surged 20% in past year

Published 08/08/2019

BOSTON (Reuters) - Fidelity Investments’ money-market fund assets have climbed $116 billion, or 20%, over the past 12 months as investors embrace higher yields for [more…]

Hedge fund Hoplite Capital plans to shut down – letter

Hedge fund Hoplite Capital plans to shut down – letter

Published 07/08/2019

BOSTON (Reuters) - Hedge fund Hoplite Capital is returning money to outside clients after a period of sluggish returns, the firm’s founder, John Lykouretzos, told [more…]

Manulife profit beats on strength in Asia unit

Manulife profit beats on strength in Asia unit

Published 07/08/2019

(Reuters) - Canada’s largest insurer insurer Manulife Financial Corp on Wednesday edged past estimates for second-quarter profit, helped by strength in Asia unit, its biggest. [more…]

Swiss supreme court gives green light to UBS client data transfer…

Swiss supreme court gives green light to UBS client data transfer…

Published 26/07/2019

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Switzerland’s supreme court on Friday voted in favor of handing over historical data on over 40,000 UBS clients to French authorities [more…]