RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Financial Markets

A collection of news and information related to Financial Markets published by this site and its partners.

Top Financial Markets Articles

Displaying items 85-96
  • China parliament votes on allowing local governments to issue bonds

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The National People's Congress approved allowing some local governments to issue bonds directly, a reform that could help stabilize government financing by creating the country's first municipal bond market, parliament announced on...
  • Central bank rule handicaps India's infrastructure hopes

    MUMBAI/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A central bank ban on Indian banks buying new issues of infrastructure bonds has handicapped Prime Minister Narendra Modi's chances of gathering billions of dollars needed for mega-projects through the bond market. Elected in...
  • HKEx to consider listing rule change after Alibaba IPO loss

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Stung by the loss of the high-profile IPO of Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group, the Hong Kong stock exchange on Friday took a first step towards potentially loosening its listing rules and allowing firms with dual-class share...
  • Fiat shareholder tally shows Chrysler merger approved

    Fiat's merger creating a single, global automaker, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, has cleared its biggest remaining hurdle by not exceeding a limit on cash paid out to current Fiat shareholders who don't support the deal. CEO Sergio Marchionne is combining...
  • Credit-card debt jumps in Orlando as economy improves

    Credit-card debt jumps in Orlando as economy improves
    Fueled by a stronger economy, credit-card debt is accelerating for the first time in years in Metro Orlando — one of the country's fastest-growing markets for paying with plastic, a new study has found. Consumer credit-card debt in the metro...
  • Column: Can central bankers succeed in getting global economy back on track?

    (Reuters) - Why is the world economy still so weak and can anything more be done to accelerate growth? Six years after the near-collapse of the global financial system and more than five years into one of the strongest bull markets in history, the...
  • Panicky U.S. junk bond investors flee funds despite good returns

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Investors fleeing the U.S. junk bond market at a record pace this summer are punishing some of the sector's best-performing funds, while some middle-of-the-pack peers are unscathed. Net withdrawals from U.S. junk bond mutual funds...
  • Inflows to Hong Kong ETFs soar as foreigners bet on Chinese stocks

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Offshore investors are rallying behind China's undervalued equities by plowing billions of dollars into Hong Kong's exchange-traded funds denominated in the yuan currency. As a scheme to allow more foreign inflows into Chinese...
  • NQ Mobile CFO resigns, cites family reasons

    (Reuters) - Chinese mobile-security software maker NQ Mobile Inc's Chief Financial Officer KB Teo resigned, citing family reasons, amid a buyout offer and a delay in filing its annual report. The company's shares fell as much as 13 percent in early...
  • Fed chief concerned about the number of Americans working part-time

    Fed chief concerned about the number of Americans working part-time
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has a stubborn warning light blinking on her labor market dashboard: A group of Americans larger than Washington state's population can find only part-time work. As Yellen heads to this week's Fed symposium in...
  • AgBank, Bank of China get approval to issue $29 billion in preference shares

    SINGAPORE/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Agricultural Bank of China (AgBank) and Bank of China the country's third- and fourth-biggest lenders, have obtained regulatory approval to issue up to $29 billion worth of preference shares to help shore up their capital....
  • BHP Billiton set to spin off unwanted assets

    MELBOURNE/LONDON (Reuters) - Diversified mining company BHP Billiton declared its preference for a demerger of its aluminum, manganese and nickel assets on Friday, setting the stage for the formation of a separate business that could be worth at least $12...