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  • LAGOS, Sept 8- JP Morgan will remove Nigeria from its Government Bond Index by the end of October, the bank said on Tuesday, after warning the government of Africa's biggest economy that currency controls were making transactions too complicated. The JP Morgan index tracks around $210 billion in assets under management. Nigeria became the second African...

  • *Glencore tackles debt with dividend suspension, share sale. *Glencore shares vs copper: http://link.reuters.com/tut55w. Sept 7- Mining and trading company Glencore acknowledged on Monday the severity of the global commodity market slump as it suspended dividends and said it would sell assets and new shares to cut heavy debts built up through years of rapid...

  • LONDON, Sept 7- European shares bounced back on Monday from sharp declines in the previous session, boosted by mining and commodities trading firm Glencore which rose after announcing plans to cut its debt. Glencore shares surged 8 percent, the top gainer in Europe, after the company said it will suspend dividends, sell assets and raise $2.5 billion in a new share...

  • *Glencore tackles debt with dividend suspension, share sale. JOHANNESBURG, Sept 7- Mining and commodities trading firm Glencore announced on Monday it will suspend dividends, sell assets and raise $2.5 billion in a new share issue as it aims to cut its debt by a third to $20 billion by the end of next year. Glencore said on Monday 78 percent of the proposed share issue...

  • AMSTERDAM, Sept 1- The Netherlands' Central Bank on Tuesday gave Dutch pension funds, which include some of the largest in the world, 12 years to rectify low funding ratios. In the past, funds had been required to repair their funding ratios- their current estimated assets compared with their estimated future obligations- within three years by cutting pension...

  • DUTCH CENTRAL BANK GIVES PENSION FUNDS 12 YEARS TO RECOVER@. AMSTERDAM, Sept 1- The Netherlands' Central Bank on Tuesday gave Dutch pension funds, which including some of the largest in the world, 12 years to rectify low funding ratios. In the past, funds had been required to repair their funding ratios- their current estimated assets compared with their estimated...

  • *Currency markets in risk-off mode on China growth worries. NEW YORK, Aug 24- The euro and yen climbed to a seventh-month peak against the dollar on Monday as investors, worried about the slowdown in China, reversed riskier bets in so-called "carry trades" and bought back the low-interest rate currencies used to fund those assets. Ultra-low interest rates in the...

  • GE wraps up sponsor finance sale Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    GE wraps up sponsor finance sale

    GE completes the sale of its sponsor finance business to Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 17- Foreign investors in Malaysia's bond markets have stayed put through months of economic and political uncertainty but a sudden spurt in currency volatility appears to be testing that allegiance. They sold some assets in July as the ringgit's losses mounted, cutting holdings to 206.8 billion ringgit, the lowest since August 2012.

  • Greeks spend in droves, afraid of losing savings Wednesday, 8 Jul 2015 | 8:24 PM ET
    People read the front pages of various newspapers hanging at a kiosk in central Athens, Greece, July 7, 2015.

    Greeks have been using their debit cards to buy anything tangible that can hold its value in troubled times. The New York Times reports.

  • Aussie fund sells $34M Kapstream stake to Janus Thursday, 2 Jul 2015 | 12:01 AM ET

    Australian investment manager Challenger said it sold its 25% stake in global fixed income fund manager Kapstream to Janus for $34.36 million.

  • Solving the riddle of weak late-day trading Monday, 15 Jun 2015 | 6:10 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks have been weak during the last half-hour of trade. As it turns out, that's when the biggest buyers of this rally walk away.

  • HSBC update won't be earth-shattering: IDC Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | 11:42 PM ET
    HSBC update won't be earth-shattering: IDC

    Cyrus Daruwala, managing director, Asia Pacific at IDC Financial Insights, says HSBC will likely "take the safe route" at Tuesday's strategy meeting.

  • Iceland to ease capital controls imposed since crash Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | 11:59 AM ET
    Reykjavik downtown, Iceland

    Iceland is to introduce a 39 percent exit tax on assets from its failed banks, as part of moves to lift capital controls.

  • Diebel: Not in a bond price bubble yet Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 5:30 AM ET
    Diebel: Not in a bond price bubble yet

    Charles Diebel, head of macro strategy at Aviva Investors, explains why he doesn't think we're in a bond price bubble yet, despite some bond prices looking "richer" than others.

  • CRH to buy Lafarge, Holcim assets for $7.3B Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 1:42 AM ET
    Construction crews work on a freeway overpass along Highway 101 in Novato, California.

    Irish building supplies group CRH said it had agreed to pay $7.35 billion for assets Lafarge and Holcim had to sell ahead of their planned merger.

  • Oil demand is still strong Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 5:40 AM ET
    Oil demand is still strong

    At Davos, Hendrik du Toit, CEO of Investec Asset Management Ltd discusses Saudi Arabia and his own predictions when it comes to oil prices.

  • Europe 'has' to do QE: CEO Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Europe 'has' to do QE: CEO

    At Davos, Martin Gilbert, CEO of Aberdeen Asset Management, talks about the European Central Bank's deflation focus and the possibility of quantitative easing.

  • Aereo auctioning off its TV streaming tech assets Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 5:39 PM ET
    Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia leaves the U.S. Supreme Court after oral arguments April 22, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    A bankruptcy court has allowed defunct video streaming company Aereo Inc to auction its TV streaming technology assets, court papers show.

  • Is oil the only asset spooking investors? Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 5:00 AM ET
    Is oil the only asset spooking investors?

    As plummeting oil prices hit markets, Carter Worth, chief market technician at Sterne Agee, discusses whether it's just oil that's spooking investors.