LONDON - Global shares slipped to a one-month low on Tuesday as markets braced for a Federal Reserve meeting, when investors will be looking for clues on whether the U.S. central bank could raise interest rates sooner than previously expected.
NEW YORK - BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, has asked regulators to force exchanges to lower their access fees and require greater transparency of broker dealer-run trading venues known as "dark pools."
LONDON - Renewed sales of the Australian dollar were the main move on major currency markets on Tuesday, with the dollar, euro and yen all steady ahead of potentially more dramatic events later in the week.
- U.S. investigators have turned several bank employees into informants to gather evidence against some of their colleagues in the probe of possible manipulation of currency markets, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
LONDON - The global fund management industry is a potential source of risk for emerging markets because of its vast size and herd-like investor behavior that can exacerbate asset price fluctuations, a BIS report said on Sunday.
NEW YORK - Traders piled into U.S. short-term interest rates options on Friday, adopting a bearish posture on the view the Federal Reserve will signal next week that interest rates will be notably higher by the end of next year.
LONDON, Sept 16 - European equity markets edged lower on Tuesday, keeping within their recent range while mergers & acquisitions activity took centre stage after a wave of bids.
* Indexes: Dow up 0.26 pct, S&P off 0.07 pct, Nasdaq off 1.07 pct
* Worries about U.S. rate hike make investors wary of M&A
TOKYO, Sept 16 - Japanese stocks broke a five-day winning streak on Tuesday as most investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of this week's outcome of the Federal Reserve meeting, though SoftBank jumped on news of strong demand for Alibaba's initial public offering in the United States. The Nikkei share average dropped 0.2 percent to 15,911.53. SoftBank Corp soared 3.5 percent and contributed hefty 34.28 points to the Nikkei after Alibaba Group Holding Ltd rai
HONG KONG, Sept 16 - Hong Kong's benchmark index fell for an eighth session in a row on Tuesday, hurt by a tumble in mainland markets and continued weakness in Macau casinos.
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