MOSCOW, Dec 19- Russia's central bank said on Friday it had raised the limit on foreign exchange swap operations to $10 billion from $2 billion for Dec. 19 to alleviate a shortage of roubles in the money market. "This measure contributes to narrowing the spread between the interbank market rates and the Bank of Russia key rate," the central bank said in a statement.» Read More
*BoE looks at how to end crisis-era money market measures. LONDON, Aug 20- Bank of England policymakers have started to discuss how to end crisis-era measures which pegged overnight money market rates to the central bank's official interest rate, the BoE said on Wednesday.
BOSTON, Aug 5- Money market funds run by Fidelity and American Beacon are relying on an unlikely source to juice up their returns: beat-up bonds issued by cash-strapped Puerto Rico.
After the SEC passed new rules, this financial advisor's advice is: Stay out of money-market funds!
LONDON, July 24- Euro zone money market rates edged higher on Thursday and were expected to rise further in coming days, potentially driving up short-term government bond yields, after a drop in excess cash in the bloc's banking system.
BOSTON, July 23- New rules announced on Wednesday will likely drive safety-oriented retail investors away from some money market funds because they highlight risks and make it harder to pull cash out when market turmoil strikes.
WASHINGTON, July 23- U.S. regulators adopted moderate reforms for money market mutual funds on Wednesday, in what amounted to a compromise that aims to balance the need to reduce the risk of runs on the funds while still protecting the product's utility for investors.
The Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday adopted new rules aimed at forestalling runs on money market funds, notably one which will force' prime' institutional funds to allow their value to float.
The SEC adopted rules designed to curb the risk of investor runs on money market funds.
Regulators are expected to vote to end the fixed $1 share price for money-market mutual funds - at least for some money funds used by big investors.
The reform will impact a wide variety of asset managers, from Blackrock Inc, Fidelity and Vanguard to Charles Schwab Corp, Pimco and Federated Investors Inc.. The two-pronged reform for the $2.6 trillion industry comes after a long battle between the SEC, the industry and federal banking regulators.
WASHINGTON, July 22- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce made a last-ditch plea on Tuesday to federal securities regulators, urging them not to adopt rules that will change how some money market funds are valued and could cause companies to park their cash elsewhere.
WASHINGTON, July 16- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced late Wednesday it will meet July 23 to vote on final rules aimed at reducing investor risk in money market mutual funds. The SEC did not disclose details on how the rule will look. The SEC also said it will repropose a set of money fund rules that reference credit ratings.
NEW YORK, July 10- Investors added more than $19 billion in new cash to U.S.-based stock and money market funds in the latest week as the second-quarter earnings season kicked off, data from Thomson Reuters' Lipper service showed on Thursday.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Charles Biderman, TrimTabs Investment Research founder & chairman, about where investors are placing their bets now and what's happening in money markets.
Robert Tipp, Prudential Fixed Income; Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets, and Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust, discuss whether the rise in yields is over and if money will migrate from bonds into equities.
Why are mass amounts of investors bailing from bond funds and emerging market equities? Charles Biderman, TrimTabs Investment Research, shares his insight.
Alexandra Lebenthal, President and CEO of Lebenthal & Co, provides a strategy for investors to bank profits when the Fed begins winding down its bond-buying policies.
Mark Matthews, Head of Research Asia at Bank Julius Baer discusses how the markets have not transitioned into looking at China as a value investment, from its previous growth investment view.
Martin Lakos, Division Director at Macquarie Private Wealth, says the rotation from bonds to equities is in full flow, despite concerns over the U.S. 'sequester' spending cuts.
Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO for Southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management, warns that equity markets are set for a choppy ride in the coming months.