*Russia anticipates more sanctions over Ukraine- analysts. MOSCOW, July 25- The Russian central bank unexpectedly raised interest rates on Friday, apparently preparing for possible further Western sanctions over Ukraine that could speed up capital flight from Moscow's already battered markets.» Read More
GLASGOW, Scotland, July 23- The Bank of England is weighing up conflicting data on Britain's labour market as it prepares to start raising interest rates off their record low of the last five years, BoE Governor Mark Carney said on Wednesday.
We may be headed into a melt-up, says Liz Ann Sonders, Charles Schwab, sharing her outlook on the markets. And James Paulson, Wells Capital Management, explains why it's time for investors to get more cautious and diversify.
GLASGOW, Scotland, July 23- The Bank of England is weighing up conflicting signals from Britain's labour market as it prepares to start raising interest rates from their record low, BoE Governor Mark Carney said on Wednesday.
LONDON— Bank of England policymakers are signaling that interest rates are likely to go up only gradually— though debate on the matter seems to be getting hotter. Minutes released Wednesday from their July meeting show the members disagree on whether rates should stay low to support the recovery or edge higher as economic growth gathers pace.
TOKYO/ SYDNEY, July 23- The dollar held close to a six-week peak against a basket of currencies in Asian trade on Wednesday, as the euro edged down to touch a fresh 2014 low on the diverging interest rate outlook for the U.S. and euro zone.
NEW YORK, July 22- The dollar rose on Tuesday as U.S. bond yields stood firm on the view that the world's biggest economy is expanding enough for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates next year despite data showing a mild rise in domestic prices in June.
*Libor to be based on transactions as much as possible. LONDON, July 22- Global regulators will implement a twin-track approach to ensuring interest rate benchmarks are less prone to manipulation, recommending safeguards to the current system as well as developing alternatives.
NEW YORK, July 22- TD Ameritrade Holding Corp, the biggest online stockbroker as measured by client trading, said quarterly net income rose 3 percent from a year earlier despite higher expenses, continuing low interest rates and a drop in client trades and commissions.
*Godwin Emefiele delivers first MPC decision as governor. ABUJA, July 22- Nigeria's new central bank governor said on Tuesday he favored a gradual reduction in interest rates over the next five years, but inflation risk meant there was no room to ease policy immediately.
LONDON, July 22- Global regulators have proposed a twin-track approach to ensuring that interest rate benchmarks are less prone to manipulation by recommending safeguards to the current system and also by developing alternatives.
CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to Daniel Stecich, Athena Advisor Services, about the current economic landscape and reasons why the yield curve is flattening.
*Raises 2014 profit forecast to $10.85- $11.15/ share. July 22- Lockheed Martin Corp, the Pentagon's largest defense supplier, reported a 3.5 percent rise in quarterly profit as higher interest rates lowered its pension liability.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.
WASHINGTON— The National Association of Realtors reports on existing home sales in June. Mortgage rates have come down this year, with 30- year mortgages standing at 4.12 percent last week, according to the Freddie Mac survey.
LONDON, July 22- The Australian dollar rose on Tuesday, the main mover on developed world currency markets, after the country's central bank chief said he was happy with current interest rate levels and made no attempt to talk down the currency.
Volatility measures suggest investors feel complacent, but a wedge of looming swans may disrupt the calm this summer, Societe Generale said.
WASHINGTON— Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction with three-month bills unchanged and six-month bills dropping to their lowest level in three weeks. The Treasury Department auctioned $26 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.025 percent, unchanged from last week.
John Hailer, Natixis Global Asset Management president & CEO, weighs in on Janet Yellen's statement that she is sticking to the Greenspan-Bernanke policy and will not use interest rates to curtail asset bubbles, and discusses if he sees any bubbles right now.
Everyone was waiting for a catalyst to end the bull market—the downing of Flight MH17 plane may be it, says hedge-fund manager Todd Schoenberger.
BRASILIA, July 18- The market is getting ahead of itself if it thinks Brazil's central bank could start cutting interest rates again to rescue a weakening economy, a member of the government's economic team told Reuters.