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U.S. watchdog threatens retaliation over EU clearing rules

U.S. banks and securities houses could be barred from trading on exchanges in the European Union if the bloc refuses to water down "irresponsible" proposals for regulating foreign clearing houses, a top U.S. regulator said on Wednesday.

U.S. watchdog threatens retaliation over EU clearing rules

U.S. banks and securities houses could be barred from trading on exchanges in the European Union if the bloc refuses to water down "irresponsible" proposals for regulating foreign clearing houses, a top U.S. regulator said on Wednesday.

China money rates fall ahead of reserve requirement cut taking effect

China's primary money rates fell this week after China's central bank said it would reduce the level of cash banks must hold in reserve, and as demand for money eased at the beginning of a new quarter. The volume-weighted average rate of the benchmark seven-day repo traded in the interbank market, considered the best indicator of general liquidity in China, was 2.5948 percent on Friday, down 9.13 basis points from its closing level of 2.6861 percent on Sept.

Opaque markets get a little clearer after EU rule change

Ten months after new European Union rules designed to boost market transparency kicked in, the initiative appears to be working, having fueled a dramatic jump in electronic trading across some of the financial world's most opaque markets.

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Democratic victory in November would put Trump under microscope

If Democrats win control of the U.S. House of Representatives or Senate next month, nearly every aspect of Donald Trump's presidency could face swift examination – from his long-elusive tax returns to possible business ties with Russia and conflicts of interest, congressional sources say.