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  • Stand by: EM turmoil sparks credit crunch fears Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    As economic growth slows in emerging markets, there are fears that capital outflows could be the first signs of a credit crunch.

  • TORONTO, Feb 5- Canada Pension Plan Investment Board said on Wednesday it will open an office in Sao Paulo in April, intent on boosting real estate and infrastructure investments in the region even as money is flowing out of emerging markets.

  • *FTSEurofirst 300 down 0.2 pct, well off session low. LONDON, Feb 4- European shares inched lower on Tuesday, extending recent steep falls and pegged back by disappointing earnings reports from the likes of chip designer ARM and telecom company KPN.

  • *FTSEurofirst 300 down 0.1 percent, well off session low. LONDON, Feb 4- European shares inched lower on Tuesday, extending recent steep falls, pegged back by disappointing earnings reports from the likes of chip designer ARM and telecom company KPN.

  • *Q4 net profit boosted by 470 million franc tax benefit. The results represent a vindication of sorts for UBS's decision to shrink its investment bank and largely withdraw from riskier activities such as bond trading, where a slowdown has stung rivals such as Goldman Sachs, Citigroup and Deutsche Bank.

  • SAO PAULO, Feb 3- Asset manager Credit Suisse Hedging Griffo is gradually adding Brazilian assets as domestic blue-chip stocks now look fairly valued and a correction in prices for some local debt notes may be losing momentum, Chief Investment Officer Luis Stuhlberger said on Monday.

  • State fund finds Loeb's Third Point too risky Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 9:07 AM ET
    Dan Loeb, founder and chief executive officer of Third Point LLC.

    Daniel Loeb's hedge fund will be losing Rhode Island as a client after the state's pension fund found his Third Point too risky.

  • BOSTON, Jan 31- Billionaire hedge fund investor Daniel Loeb will be losing Rhode Island as a client after the state's pension fund found his Third Point LLC too risky for its taste and decided to pull out all of its money.

  • BOSTON, Jan 31- Billionaire hedge fund investor Daniel Loeb will be losing Rhode Island as a client after the state's pension fund found his Third Point LLC too risky for its taste and decided to pull all of its money out.

  • Ackman's Pershing Square trims holdings of Beam Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 5:53 PM ET

    BOSTON, Jan 31- Hedge fund manager William Ackman sold 7.3 million shares in Beam Inc this week, according to a regulatory filing on Friday, trimming his holdings three weeks after the share price spiked on news of a planned takeover by Japanese whiskey maker Suntory Beverage& Food Ltd.

  • *Q4 ENI up 130 percent to $1.54 billion. NEW YORK, Jan 30- Blackstone Group LP reported on Thursday that fourth-quarter profit surged 130 percent, capping a record earnings year and far exceeding analysts' expectations, with its real estate business behind much of the gains.

  • Jan 30- Invesco Ltd said on Thursday its fourth-quarter profit jumped 81 percent, boosted by strong markets and the sale of its Atlantic Trust Private Wealth Management unit. Excluding the sale of its Atlantic Trust unit, which Invesco sold to the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce for $210 million, the company earned 58 cents per share.

  • Jan 30- Franklin Resources Inc said on Thursday its quarterly profit rose 17 percent as market gains drove up assets, helping the fund manager beat analysts' expectations and sending its shares up 2 percent in early trading.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 30- Blackstone Group LP reported on Thursday that fourth-quarter profit surged 130 percent, capping a record earnings year and far exceeding analysts' expectations, due to strength in its real estate business.

  • Investec has named senior corporate adviser Ben Smith to succeed Christian Nicks, who resigned from his position as head of the unit after four years, the bank said on Wednesday. Investec has cut 80 jobs in Australia and closed some of its operations at the unit, which in 2012 accounted for 11 percent of group revenue, according to Thomson Reuters data.

  • HONG KONG, Jan 30- Segantii Capital Management, one of Asia's fastest growing hedge funds, has been hit by five resignations in the last few weeks, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, after the firm saw its first annual loss.

  • HONG KONG, Jan 30- Segantii Capital Management, one of Asia's fastest growing hedge funds, has been hit by five recent resignations, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, after the firm saw its first annual loss.

  • FRANKFURT, Jan 29- The reputational risks surrounding Deutsche Bank have grown and it still has some way to go to win back public trust and prove it can overhaul its corporate culture, the bank's two chief executives said on Wednesday.

  • Jan 28- A New York- based hedge fund is pushing Cliffs Natural Resources Inc to spin off its "riskier" international operations after the U.S.-based producer of iron ore was the second-worst performing stock in the S&P 500 Index last year.

  • LONDON/ FRANKFURT, Jan 28- William Broeksmit, a former senior manager at Deutsche Bank with close ties to co-Chief Executive Anshu Jain, has been found dead at his home in London in what appears to have been a suicide. Jain and the bank's other co-CEO Juergen Fitschen announced Broeksmit's death in an internal mail to Deutsche Bank employees.