LONDON Threats by U.S. President Donald Trump to rain down "fire and fury" on North Korea preceded the biggest equity outflows in 10 weeks, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) data showed on Friday.
NEW YORK Investors recoiled during a turbulent week for markets, pulling the most cash from high-yield bond funds since March and billions more from stock funds, Lipper data for U.S.-based funds showed on Thursday.
NEW YORK Investors who place wagers on the direction of interest rates got a new set of U.S.-listed investment products on Wednesday, but their complexity may prove an obstacle to them gaining broad acceptance.
NEW YORK Investors flooded U.S.-based taxable-bond funds with $7.9 billion during the latest week, Investment Company Institute (ICI) data showed on Wednesday, a 36th straight week of inflows that shows investors further stepping back from domestic stocks.
NEW YORK Low-cost exchange-traded funds are a favorite of individual investors. ETF assets reached $2.9 trillion in 2017, up 32 percent in the last year, according to Investment Company Institute, a trade group.
NEW YORK Soros Fund Management LLC, whose billionaire chairman said earlier this year that markets would stumble given the uncertainty surrounding U.S. President Donald Trump, recently held positions that could profit if the financial markets falter, U.S. regulatory filings showed on Monday.
LAUNCESTON, Australia Gold's rally in recent weeks may be its first boosted by Twitter, but for the gains to sustain it will likely take more than just the ramping up of global geopolitical tensions amid bellicose tweets from U.S. President Donald Trump.
NEW YORK U.S. fund investors reduced their exposure to stocks and bought bonds during the latest week, Lipper data showed on Thursday, as saber-rattling between the United States and North Korea appeared to shake investor sentiment.
NEW YORK The Pimco Income Fund, overseen by group chief investment officer Dan Ivascyn, attracted inflows of $2.65 billion in July, bringing the fund's total net assets to $92 billion, Morningstar data showed on Thursday.
LONDON Focus has sharpened on how exchange-traded bond funds react to market shocks after recent wobbles showed some performing out of line with the assets they are designed to mirror.
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