Expectations that yuan-denominated shares listed on the Shanghai and Shenzhen exchanges could make the cut have grown as reforms such as the Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect scheme have helped open up China's stock market. "FTSE have offered a half-measure and that's not completely surprising, given the intransigence with which a number of major index...» Read More
LONDON, Dec 1- The yen fell to a seven-year low against the dollar in volatile trade on Monday after global rating agency Moody's cut Japan's sovereign rating. Moody's cut Japan's rating to A1 from AA3 and assigned a stable outlook to its debt. "Once the knee-jerk reaction is out of the way, the downgrade underlines Japan's fiscal problems and should offer...
Stung by the loss of the IPO of Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba, the Hong Kong stock exchange took a step towards loosening its listing rules.
Keith Fitz-Gerald, Chief Investment Strategist, Money Map Press, says he is shifting his attention away from mergers and acquisitions in the technology field to the financial sector.
Citadel Connect has nearly tripled in the past year, making it one of the largest U.S. dark pools—where investors can trade anonymously.
CME Group said one of its clearing systems was hacked in July and the incident is the subject of a federal criminal investigation.
Goldman Sachs experienced a trading glitch that caused a huge batch of erroneous trades Tuesday. Many may be canceled but the snafu could still cost Goldman upwards of $100 million.
CBOE won a long-running court battle to prevent rival International Securities Exchange from listing options on two key stock market indexes.
After suffering steep losses in one fund, the Yucaipa Companies, the money management firm run by the billionaire Ronald W. Burkle, has cut fees for investors in the portfolio, The New York Times reports.
Nasdaq OMX Group said it will form a joint venture with SharesPost to establish a marketplace for private companies. The stock exchange operator will retain a majority stake in Nasdaq Private Market.
Shares in credit rating agency Moody's fell sharply on Friday as it faces a possible federal fraud lawsuit over its pre-crisis debt ratings.
The U.S. must do more than the recently passed "fiscal cliff" measures if the country is to rescue its Aaa debt rating from its current negative outlook, rating agency Moody's Investors Service said on Wednesday.