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EU watchdog wants new rules for foreign exchanges after Brexit

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LONDON European Union rules are needed after Brexit to regulate and supervise foreign stock and bond trading venues that want to serve EU investors, the bloc's markets watchdog said on Thursday.

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Investors poured $7.54 billion into equity ETFs after rocky G7 meeting: ICI

Jun 20 2018

NEW YORK Equity exchange-traded funds, which draw a diverse set of clients including fast-trading hedge funds, attracted $7.54 billion of net new cash in the week ended June 13, according to Investment Company Institute data released on Wednesday.

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BlackRock ETF gives Turkish equities biggest boost in 7 years

Jun 15 2018

LONDON Turkish equities recorded their biggest inflows in seven years over the past week, according to data from EPFR, with most of the inflows attributable to a BlackRock exchange-traded fund (ETF).

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Economists split on 2019, 2020 BOJ tapering; Japan needs more innovation: Reuters poll

Jun 12 2018

TOKYO Japan's government needs to promote more corporate investment and innovation as well as bring in more foreign workers to alleviate a labour shortage, a Reuters poll of economists showed on Wednesday.

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As millennials age, more U.S. companies look ahead to Generation Z

Jun 12 2018

NEW YORK After a decade of focusing on the so-called millennial generation, some U.S. companies are starting to look ahead to what’s next. | Video

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U.S. money market funds see biggest inflows in nearly five years: Lipper

Jun 07 2018

NEW YORK Investors flooded U.S.-based money market funds with the most cash in nearly five years in the latest week, seizing an opportunity to reap richer yields while taking less risk, Lipper data showed on Thursday.

Investors seek more scrutiny of auction-based trading after MiFID II: survey

Jun 07 2018

LONDON Most asset managers view the current shift towards trading stocks in large blocks positively, but they are concerned that other consequences of changes to EU market rules are hurting transparency, a survey by Liquidnet found on Thursday.

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Van Eck, SolidX seek to launch bitcoin-linked ETF

Jun 06 2018

Asset manager Van Eck Securities Corp and blockchain company SolidX Partners Inc plan to launch a bitcoin-linked investment product that could be traded as easily as a stock, the two companies said in a regulatory filing on Tuesday.

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Volatility may hit Wall Street as Alphabet, Facebook leave tech sector group

Jun 06 2018

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK Volatility could well be in the cards for Wall Street again early this fall, but not for the same reason stocks got rattled in February.

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BlackRock promises selective fee cuts to capture growth

Jun 05 2018

NEW YORK BlackRock Inc , the world's largest asset manager, on Tuesday said it would continue to reduce fees on a small group of its products with the highest growth potential, days after cutting fees on 11 exchange-traded funds.

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Largest banks clear U.S. Fed's toughest annual stress tests

WASHINGTON The 35 largest U.S. banks are poised to put more money toward dividends, share buybacks and business investments, after clearing the first stage of an annual regulatory stress test on Thursday, showing they have enough capital to withstand an extreme recession.