A government index on domestic consumer prices unexpectedly declined for the first time in nearly 1-1/2 years due to a broad decline in energy prices.» Read More
WASHINGTON, July 30- The U.S. The central bank is widely expected to cut its monthly asset purchases to $25 billion from $35 billion, which would leave it on course to shutter the program this fall.
Khiem Do, Head of Asian Multi-Asset at Baring Asset Management, discusses why Chinese financials are trading for less than its book value, despite minimal chances of a bankruptcy in the sector.
SINGAPORE, July 30- Gold was trading in a tight range below $1,300 an ounce on Wednesday, as investors nervously awaited the end of a Federal Reserve policy meeting to gauge the U.S. central bank's view on the economy and monetary policy.
July 29- New York's banking regulator is seeking to place government monitors in the U.S. offices of Deutsche Bank AG and Barclays Plc as part of its investigation into the foreign-exchange market, a person familiar with the matter said.
NEW YORK, July 29- World equity markets fell on Tuesday while the dollar reached eight-month highs against the euro on expectations of positive U.S. economic data and a more hawkish tone from the Federal Reserve.
Sanctions are intended to tighten the screws on Russia by targeting broad sections of its economy and financial markets.
ARGENTINA'S JUNE 30 DEBT PAYMENT STILL HELD BY BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON IN BUENOS AIRES- CENTRAL BANK SOURCE.
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa, (R- Calif.), discusses if Congress will reauthorize the Ex-Im Bank. Issa says regulating and making the Ex-Im Bank honest transparent will help promote the banks confidence.
WASHINGTON, July 29- The United States on Tuesday slapped sanctions on VTB, the Bank of Moscow, the Russian Agriculture Bank and the United Shipbuilding Corp over Moscow's support for separatists in eastern Ukraine, the Treasury Department said.
SOFIA, July 29- Bulgaria's outgoing parliament voted on Tuesday to widen the 2014 fiscal deficit target and raise 3.4 billion levs in new debt, giving the next government some of the tools needed to solve the country's banking crisis.
A JPMorgan Chase unit will pay $650,000 to resolve charges that it submitted inaccurate reports about positions held by some of its large clients.
LONDON, July 29- Gold turned lower on Tuesday as uncertainty before a Federal Reserve policy meeting and key U.S. data later this week pulled the metal back from a one-week high hit on the back of violence in the Middle East and Ukraine. Gold is highly sensitive to any changes in U.S. monetary policy.
*Bank of Cyprus raises 1 bln euros from EU, US investors. LONDON/ NICOSIA, July 29- Bank of Cyprus, which has just raised 1 billion euros from investors, plans to sell up to 1 billion euros in bonds in September, chief executive John Hourican said, a move that would mark a rehabilitation of the euro zone's first bank to recapitalise using depositors' cash.
There's been a tremendous increase in the states getting involved in areas of regulations they did not usually get involved in before, says Eric Dinallo, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP partner, discussing banking regulations.
An investor is suing Barclays over losses suffered after New York's attorney general accused the bank of lying about its electronic trading platform.
Over 2,000 years since the the Hippocratic Oath was introduced there are calls for bankers to follow suit, in an effort to prevent another crisis.
LONDON, July 29- Gold hit its highest in nearly a week on Tuesday as violence flared in the Middle East and Ukraine, but gains were capped by uncertainty ahead of a Federal Reserve policy meeting and important U.S. data later this week.
Filippo Alloatti, senior research analyst at Hermes Fund Managers, comments on Deutsche Bank's latest results and says the tone used by management is concerning.
Edmund Salvesen, banks analyst at Brewin Dolphin, says investors in European banks need to weigh up the risks of an "endless bag" of litigation costs.
*Dollar index holds near six-month peak, euro eight- month trough. SYDNEY/ SINGAPORE, July 29- The dollar held steady near a six-month peak against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday, as investors kept to the sidelines ahead of a policy review by the Federal Reserve.
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