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RPT-EXCLUSIVE-Investors expect reprieve on contentious U.S. shareholder voting rights rule

Sep 16 2020

WASHINGTON, Sept 15 U.S. investors expect the securities regulator to drop a contentious provision in a new rule that would make it tougher for them to push companies on issues such as climate change and social justice, according to three people briefed on the matter.

Exclusive: Investors expect reprieve on contentious U.S. shareholder voting rights rule

Sep 15 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. investors expect the securities regulator to drop a contentious provision in a new rule that would make it tougher for them to push companies on issues such as climate change and social justice, according to three people briefed on the matter.

White nationalism upsurge in U.S. echoes historical pattern, say scholars

Sep 04 2020

WASHINGTON The first Black woman is on a major party presidential ticket, Americans of all races are showing their support for the Black Lives Matter movement and at the same time white nationalists are ramping up recruiting efforts and public activism.

U.S. SEC awards $2.5 million to Orthofix Medical's external whistleblowers

Sep 01 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Tuesday issued a joint $2.5 million award to two external analysts who flagged financial reporting abuses by Orthofix Medical Inc, the agency and the lawyers for the analysts said in separate statements.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Japan markets roiled by Abe resignation news, stocks choppy after Fed shift

Aug 28 2020

TOKYO/WASHINGTON, Aug 28 Japanese financial markets were roiled in afternoon trade on Friday after news that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will resign for health reasons later on in the day.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Treasury yields, dollar gain after Fed's historic policy shift

Aug 27 2020

TOKYO/WASHINGTON, Aug 28 Longer-dated Treasury yields and the dollar rose in Asia on Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve shifted its policy framework to place more emphasis on boosting economic growth and less on worries about letting inflation run too high.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks may be choppy despite U.S. Fed inflation shift, COVID outlook

Aug 27 2020

WASHINGTON, Aug 27 Asian equities are likely to have a bumpy ride on Friday after U.S. stocks scaled new peaks for a third straight day and bond yields surged on the Federal Reserve's average-inflation strategy, as well as a promising development in curbing the coronavirus pandemic.

Asia shares set to rise after U.S. equities hit new record in tech spike

Aug 26 2020

WASHINGTON Asian stocks will likely climb on Thursday after the S&P 500 and Nasdaq rallied to fresh records on upbeat corporate results, while the dollar eased a day before the U.S. Federal Reserve possibly sets a new course on inflation.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares set to rise after U.S. equities hit new record in tech spike

Aug 26 2020

WASHINGTON, Aug 26 Asian stocks will likely climb on Thursday after the S&P 500 and Nasdaq rallied to fresh records on upbeat corporate results, while the dollar eased a day before the U.S. Federal Reserve possibly sets a new course on inflation.

U.S. SEC allows more investors access to private companies, eases company disclosures

Aug 26 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday adopted changes to its decades-old definition of a professional investor in order to allow more everyday Americans to buy shares in private companies, and eased come company disclosure rules.

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