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US government shutdown continues; Senate to vote on stopgap

22 Jan 2018 05:30:57 CST

US lawmakers failed to reach a compromise Sunday to end a partial shutdown of the government, and leaders of both parties bec -More



SEC, CFTC, Fed review likely effects of government shutdown

22 Jan 2018 05:30:57 CST

The US government shutdown will have numerous ramifications that affect the financial industry.  -More



WEF to balance geopolitical threats with economy

22 Jan 2018 05:30:57 CST

The bright global economic recovery could be overshadowed by geopolitical threats during Tuesday's launch of the World Econom -More



Merkel, Macron to press ahead with eurozone issues

22 Jan 2018 05:30:57 CST

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron said they will work together to strengthen and more full -More



Germany's Social Democrats approve talks with Merkel's party

22 Jan 2018 05:30:57 CST

Delegates of Germany's Social Democratic Party voted to authorize formal negotiations that could lead to the formation of a g -More



MiFID II is not yet draining dark pools

22 Jan 2018 05:30:57 CST

Europe's revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive has done little to dissuade banks from running dark pools due to  -More



Survey: Use of mobile app for trading to increase

22 Jan 2018 05:30:57 CST

A survey of more than 400 institutional foreign exchange, rate and commodity traders finds 61% of respondents are extremely l -More



Asian-Pacific markets mixed as US shutdown continues

22 Jan 2018 05:30:57 CST

Asian-Pacific stock markets were mixed Monday as a partial shutdown of the US government continued into a third day.  -More



Europe's insurers develop appetite for US munis

22 Jan 2018 05:30:57 CST

Attracted by higher yields and stronger credit ratings than they can find at home, insurers across Europe are increasing purc -More



France's Sanofi to pay $11.6B for US competitor Bioverativ

22 Jan 2018 05:30:57 CST

French drugmaker Sanofi said it has agreed to pay $11.6 billion for US pharmaceutical firm Bioverativ.  -More



Lincoln Financial to pay $3.3B for Liberty Life Assurance

22 Jan 2018 05:30:57 CST

Lincoln Financial has agreed to pay $3.3 billion for Liberty Life Assurance.  -More



$1.4B offer drives up shares of China's Pou Sheng

22 Jan 2018 05:30:57 CST

Shares of Chinese sportswear company Pou Sheng International shot up 31% after it said it had received a $1.4 billion offer t -More



Fed's regulatory chief outlines plan to relax bank rules

22 Jan 2018 05:30:57 CST

The Federal Reserve is working to relieve banks of "overly complex regulation" that doesn't make the financial system any saf -More



SEC, CFTC step up pressure on cryptocurrencies

22 Jan 2018 05:30:57 CST

The Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission have issued a joint statement underlining -More



GOP senators want Trump to clarify FSB standards

22 Jan 2018 05:30:57 CST

Senate Republicans have sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to "formally clarify" that the standards enacted b -More



France, Germany to propose global cryptocurrency rules

22 Jan 2018 05:30:57 CST

French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire says Germany and France will submit proposals for regulation of cryptocurrencies to th -More



UK seeks to keep access to European Investment Bank

22 Jan 2018 05:30:57 CST

The British government is searching for a way to let borrowers in the UK continue to receive funding from the European Invest -More



Chinese crackdown reduces "rat trading" cases

22 Jan 2018 05:30:57 CST

The China Securities Regulatory Commission says "rat trading" cases, in which fund managers front-run clients, dropped signif -More



Fidelity launches international high-dividend, value ETFs

22 Jan 2018 05:30:57 CST

Fidelity Investments has brought to NYSE Arca exchange-traded funds pursuing international high-dividend and value strategies -More