LONDON Investors stuck a modest $5 billion into equities over the past week, with U.S. funds leading inflows, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) said on Friday, adding that world stock markets had gone from being a "raging bull to a sitting bull".
TOKYO A third of economists polled by Reuters said the Bank of Japan's steps to make its policy more flexible suggest it is laying the groundwork for an eventual exit from its massive stimulus but most said it won't actually pull the trigger anytime soon.
Intercontinental Exchange Inc is partnering with BlackRock Inc on a new fixed income exchange-traded fund execution platform to open next year, the owner of the New York Stock Exchange said on Thursday after reporting a rise in quarterly earnings.
KYOTO, Japan Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Masayoshi Amamiya said on Thursday the central bank had no preset time frame in mind on how long it would keep interest rates very low.
BOSTON Fidelity Investments outlined plans on Wednesday to launch no-fee index funds, hurting the shares of rivals including BlackRock Inc as investors worried about lower profits.
NEW YORK Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, said on Tuesday that short-maturity U.S. Treasuries "look as good" relative to stocks and long-maturing bonds than they have in a long time.
TOKYO The Bank of Japan took measures to make its massive stimulus program more flexible and pledged to keep interest rates low for the time being on Tuesday, reflecting its forecast that it would take time for inflation to hit its 2 percent target.
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday stood by a decision blocking an exchange-traded fund that would have tracked bitcoin, citing concerns about market manipulation.
NEW YORK Investors in U.S. funds traded international equities for domestic stocks during the latest week as earnings beat expectations while trade tensions simmered, Lipper data showed on Thursday.
TOKYO The Bank of Japan will consider at next week's rate review changing the composition of exchange-traded funds (ETF) it buys as part of is massive stimulus program, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Thursday.
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