Money Markets

Repo is Wall Street’s big year-end worry. Why?

Repo is Wall Street’s big year-end worry. Why?

Published 23/12/2019

(Reuters) - The $2.2 trillion repurchase agreement market - part of the inner workings of the U.S. financial system - is facing what could be [more…]

ECB keeps policy unchanged with door still open to more stimulus

ECB keeps policy unchanged with door still open to more stimulus

Published 12/12/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank left policy unchanged at new ECB President Christine Lagarde’s first meeting on Thursday, keeping money taps wide open [more…]

BlackRock Investment Institute ‘modestly positive’ on risk assets for 2020

BlackRock Investment Institute ‘modestly positive’ on risk assets for 2020

Published 10/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - BlackRock Investment Institute said on Tuesday it was cautiously rotating into cyclical assets, Japanese equities and emerging markets. “We are modestly positive [more…]

Big FX platforms see e-trading volumes drop over past three years: BIS

Big FX platforms see e-trading volumes drop over past three years: BIS

Published 09/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Turnover on some of the world’s biggest currency-trading venues has dropped as falling market volatility prompts some global banks to route more [more…]

U.S. stock funds see fourth straight week of outflows: Lipper

U.S. stock funds see fourth straight week of outflows: Lipper

Published 29/11/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. equity stock funds saw $390 million in outflows in the week ended on Wednesday, the fourth straight week of outflows [more…]

U.S. stock funds lose $3.6 billion in week: Lipper

U.S. stock funds lose $3.6 billion in week: Lipper

Published 21/11/2019

(Reuters) - U.S. equity funds saw $3.6 billion in outflows in the week ended on Wednesday, according to data released on Thursday by Lipper. U.S. [more…]

Equities back in favor for sovereign investors in third quarter

Equities back in favor for sovereign investors in third quarter

Published 20/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Sovereign wealth funds regained their appetite for equities in the third quarter, piling into passively managed stocks in the United States and [more…]

China cuts short-term funding rate for first time since 2015

China cuts short-term funding rate for first time since 2015

Published 18/11/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s central bank unexpectedly trimmed a closely watched lending rate on Monday, the first such cut in more than four years and [more…]

Police shooting rattles Hong Kong markets, investors count on Alibaba listing

Police shooting rattles Hong Kong markets, investors count on Alibaba listing

Published 11/11/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong’s share index lost almost 3% as unrest in the Asian financial hub worsened on Monday, with police firing live [more…]

Russian central bank sees some room for further rate cut

Russian central bank sees some room for further rate cut

Published 11/11/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s central bank sees some room to further cut its key rate, First Deputy Governor Ksenia Yudayeva said on Monday. “...in principle, [more…]