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  • HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Oct 27- The Bank of Canada on Tuesday outlined possible alternative measures of inflation to help guide it in setting interest rates, but said it would not make any big changes to its framework unless necessary. Deputy Governor Timothy Lane also said that while global experience had shown that quantitative easing and other central bank...

  • LONDON, Oct 27- The biggest tests for already weakened market liquidity may lie ahead amid "tectonic shifts" in money flow, though the Bank of England would intervene if volatility threatened financial stability, BoE Deputy Governor Minouche Shafik, said on Tuesday. Shafik said bouts of extreme volatility in Chinese shares, U.S. "But the biggest tests may lie ahead,"...

  • How will the candidates help small business? Tuesday, 27 Oct 2015 | 11:55 AM ET
    Small business

    Candidates say they support small businesses. But what are they doing to help this key driver of economic growth?

  • JPMorgan building Apple Pay rival Tuesday, 27 Oct 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    JPMorgan building Apple Pay rival

    JPMorgan Chase is working on a payment service to rival Apple Pay.

  • FRANKFURT, Oct 27- With some rate-setters advocating immediate policy easing last week, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi struck a compromise to keep the doves on side and set up expectations for action in December, central banking sources said. Several influential Governing Council members argued that the ECB's balance sheet was still...

  • *Chinese imports from Hong Kong surge in September. LONDON, Oct 27- Gold steadied above $1,160 an ounce as caution ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting starting on Tuesday pegged prices within a narrow range, with buyers awaiting clues on the timing of a possible U.S. interest rate hike. Spot gold was at $1,162.45 an ounce at 1313 GMT, little changed from $1,162.80 late...

  • Goldman expected to face $50M fine Tuesday, 27 Oct 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Goldman to pay $50M fine

    Goldman Sachs is expected to face a $50 million fine over a former bank employee's misuse of confidential information.

  • LONDON, Oct 27- Emerging market equities were on course for their fifth decline in six days on Tuesday and currencies weakened before two key central bank meetings, as a rally built on further stimulus hopes fizzled out. MSCI's benchmark emerging equity index fell 0.6 percent on Tuesday as Russian stocks dropped 2.4 percent and shares fell on some Asian and...

  • *Chinese imports from Hong Kong surge in September. LONDON, Oct 27- Gold firmed on Tuesday, as caution ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting starting later in the day weighed on risk appetite and the dollar eased, but moves were muted as buyers awaited clues on the timing of a possible U.S. interest rate hike. Spot gold was up 0.3 percent at $1,165.91 an ounce at 1032 GMT,...

  • *UK GDP data eyed for BoE rate expectations. LONDON, Oct 27- The safe-haven yen gained on Tuesday, hitting a seven-week high against the euro, as investors turned risk-averse before the start of a two-day meeting of the U.S. The yen had fallen last week, hitting a two-month low against the dollar after the European Central Bank said it was ready to loosen policy...

  • *China shares lead markets lower across region. HONG KONG, Oct 27- Asian shares fell on Tuesday after a four-week rally ran out of steam as investors took cover ahead of central bank meetings in the United States and Japan later in the week, while disappointing U.S. home sales weighed on the dollar. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slipped...

  • China stocks fall on bank margin, bad loan worries Tuesday, 27 Oct 2015 | 12:43 AM ET

    China stocks fell on Tuesday on fears that moves to liberalize deposit rates will squeeze banks' margins, and as some investors took profits after a rise in the previous session. China CSI300 stock index futures for November fell 1.2 percent, to 3,415.4, nearly 107 points below the current value of the underlying index, pointing to expectations of further losses.

  • Shifting loan trends hit Danamon's profits Monday, 26 Oct 2015 | 9:17 PM ET
    Shifting loan trends hit Danamon's profits

    Vera Eve Lim, CFO of Bank Danamon and a member of CNBC's CFO Council, says net profits for the first three quarters were lower on changes in loan trends, but that there were also positive trends emerging.

  • Oct 26- New York's banking regulator said on Monday its acting head had resigned, amid what the Wall Street Journal said was a dispute with Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration over the regulator's independence. Anthony Albanese, acting superintendent of the Department of Financial Services, and chief spokesman Matthew Anderson both have resigned, the...

  • Goldman in talks on $50M fine for NY Fed leak: Report Monday, 26 Oct 2015 | 10:20 PM ET
    The Goldman Sachs booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Case concerns ex-employee leaking confidential materials from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, The Wall Street Journal reports.

  • SHANGHAI, Oct 27- China's central bank lowered its guidance rate on the benchmark seven-day reverse repurchase agreement by 10 basis points to 2.25 percent, traders said on Tuesday. The guidance cut comes after the People's Bank of China cut the benchmark one-year lending rate on Friday evening by 25 bps to 4.35 percent. The guidance on the seven-day repo had...

  • Lending growth at Australia's major banks is easing as the broader economy cools following the end of a mining investment boom.

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 27- Gold steadied near $1,160 an ounce on Tuesday as investors kept to the sidelines ahead of a Federal Reserve policy meeting that kicks off later in the session, waiting for clues on the timing of a U.S. rate hike. *Spot gold was steady at $1,162.96 an ounce by 0027 GMT. The metal had fallen to its lowest in nearly two weeks at $1,158.77 on Friday, but has...

  • SYDNEY, Oct 27- Asian share markets paused for breath on Tuesday after a four-week romp higher, as investors took cover ahead of central bank meetings in the United States and Japan later in the week. Moves were modest with MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan off 0.07 percent. Risk sentiment remained supported by China's rate cut last week...

  • MEXICO CITY, Oct 26- BTG Pactual, Latin America's largest independent investment bank, plans to expand into fixed income and the energy sector in Mexico as it seeks to grow in the region's No. 2 economy, the unit's new chairman said on Monday. Guillermo Ortiz, 67, who was appointed chairman of BTG's Mexico unit last week and starts from 2016, has big plans for the São...

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