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  • *10- yr Treasury yields hit 1.53 pct, lowest since Aug 2012. *Dollar hits lowest vs yen since October 2014. NEW YORK, Feb 11- Stock markets fell worldwide on Thursday on fears over the health of the global economy and the banking sector, with MSCI's global stock index dropping to more than 20 percent below its all-time high, while safe-haven 10- year Treasury yields hit...

  • U.S.-BASED FINANCIAL/BANKING STOCK FUNDS POST $1.1 BLN OUTFLOWS DURING WEEKLY PERIOD; LARGEST OUTFLOW SINCE AUGUST 2015- LIPPER.

  • MEXICO CITY, Feb 11- A global selloff of riskier assets drove the Mexican peso to a record low on Thursday, spurring bets that the central bank of Latin America's No. 2 economy could hike interest rates ahead of the United States. Both Mexico and Colombia are major crude producers, but Mexico depends much less on oil exports as it ships mostly factory-made goods.

  • CHICAGO, Feb 11- Demand for bank loans, loan extensions and renewals is surging among U.S. farmers, and farm incomes are forecast to fall for a third year, as grain and livestock prices remain stubbornly low, according to reports from Federal Reserve Banks on Thursday. Access to such credit tightened in the fourth quarter, and is expected to continue to be squeezed in...

  • BOSTON, Feb 11- The former head of Anglo Irish Bank agreed in a Boston courtroom on Thursday to be extradited to his native Ireland to face criminal charges related to the bank's collapse. U.S. officials arrested David Drumm, 49, at his home in the wealthy Boston suburb of Wellesley on Oct. 10 after Irish officials asked that he be sent back to face a 33- count criminal...

  • Why the ECB is likely to go further: Rhodes Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | 4:33 PM ET
    Why the ECB is likely to go further: Rhodes

    William R. Rhodes Global Advisors CEO Bill Rhodes discusses the risk in the European banking sector and whether the ECB will take more decisive action.

  • Financials trading below book Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | 3:02 PM ET
    Financials trading below book

    CNBC's Bob Pisani looks at the meltdown in bank stocks as they drop to multi-year lows.

  • How do negative rates work? Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | 2:21 PM ET
    How do negative rates work?

    CNBC's Dom Chu explains how negative rates are meant to work as a stimulative option for a central bank, but should it be allowed?

  • NEW YORK, Feb 11- Jeffrey Gundlach, the co-founder and chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Thursday that gold prices are likely to reach $1400 an ounce as investors lose faith in central banks. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggested the U.S. central bank could turn to negative interest rates in an economic downturn despite legal and...

  • Negative rates will impact these banks the most: Pro Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | 2:30 PM ET
    Negative rates will impact these banks the most: Pro

    Erik Oja, S&P global markets, joins Power Lunch to discuss the pain in financials as nearly half of all companies in S&P financial sector are hitting new lows.

  • MOSCOW, Feb 11- Russia's central bank told Deutsche Bank about suspicious trades made by the German bank's clients via its Moscow office in 2014 and an investigation began after that, a senior central bank official said on Thursday. Those trades, which were identified last year, could potentially have allowed clients to breach Western sanctions on Russia over...

  • *Deep skepticism that U.S. rate hikes will happen in 2016. WASHINGTON, Feb 11- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen returned to Congress with a brave face on Thursday amid a worsening meltdown in global markets and growing skepticism the U.S. central bank can carry out its long-planned pivot to "normal" monetary policy. As she did at a House of Representatives panel on...

  • No institution an island: Millstein Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | 1:14 PM ET
    No institution is an island: Millstein

    Connections between large global banks are so deep, any faltering could create a domino effect, says Millstein & Co.'s James Millstein.

  • WASHINGTON— Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen cautioned Thursday that global economic pressures pose risks to the U.S. economy but said it's too soon to know whether those risks are severe enough to alter the Fed's interest-rate policies. But she said the Fed thought it should study the issue again now that other central banks, including in Europe and Japan,...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 11- BlackRock Inc's chief strategist for fixed income said on Thursday his unit is shifting its approach to bond markets on new expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve may need to loosen monetary policy. The strategist, Jeffrey Rosenberg, said upward pressures on the U.S. dollar are being relieved by reduced expectations the Fed will normalize...

  • MOSCOW, Feb 11- Russia's central bank told Deutsche Bank about suspicious trades made by the German bank's clients via its Moscow office, a senior central bank official said on Thursday. Deutsche Bank, which is being investigated over "mirror trades" which may have allowed customers to move money from one country to another without alerting authorities, then...

  • Yellen: Focused on risk from clearing houses Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | 12:14 PM ET
    Yellen: Focused on risk from clearing houses

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen addresses the effectiveness of clearing house platforms and their own issues, and diminishing risk in the financial system.

  • Regulators vigilant on currency manipulation: Yellen Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | 11:57 AM ET
    Regulators vigilant on currency manipulation: Yellen

    Fed Chairman Janet Yellen says shifting the playing field through currency manipulation is unacceptable policy.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 11- Stock indexes worldwide tumbled on Thursday on fears over the health of the global economy, with banking shares slumping on both sides of the Atlantic, while safe-haven 10- year Treasury yields hit their lowest since 2012.. The U.S. dollar slid to its lowest against the safe-haven yen since October 2014 of 110.985 yen, and was on track for its worst...

  • Downturn hasn't made interest rate cut likely: Yellen Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | 11:44 AM ET
    Downturn hasn't made interest rate cut likely: Yellen

    Fed Chairman Janet Yellen says economic conditions haven't made an interest rate cut highly likely, but reiterates that policy is not on a pre-set course.

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