SHANGHAI, May 21- China could fully liberalise its interest rate regime as early as July and almost certainly by the year-end, according to money market traders gearing up for the change. "July is a window because it will be the second anniversary of China's liberalisation of its loan rates in July 2013," he said. But banks' response to the change was muted, with China's...» Read More
LONDON, March 25- Authorities are nowhere near to fully understanding "shadow banking" as the $75 trillion sector morphs and grows under the influence of new technology and regulation, a top markets supervisor said on Wednesday. Shadow banking refers to the supply of credit outside traditional banks, such as from private equity investors, money market funds,...
NEW DELHI/ MUMBAI, March 18- India plans to strip its central bank of authority to regulate government bonds but leave it in charge of other money market instruments, setting the stage for a confrontation with Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan. What would be the biggest regulatory shakeup in a generation is expected to overshadow policy meetings...
Levin Kellner, co-founder and CEO of Coyno, discusses the impact of bitcoin at events like CeBIT, and whether the virtual currency is stalling.
LONDON/ NEW YORK, Feb 24- The dollar edged lower and bond yields fell after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Tuesday it would be several months before the Fed expects to raise interest rates, while European equity markets gained after Greece produced a list of proposed economic reforms. "It's pretty evenhanded," said Thomas Simons, money market...
NEW YORK, Feb 18- U.S. Earlier, in overseas trading, the yield stood at a high of 2.164 percent, a level last seen on Jan. 2. "From the Fed perspective, when you get inflation numbers like this, it's harder to move the needle on getting closer to raising rates," said Thomas Simons, money market economist at Jefferies LLC in New York.
BOSTON, Jan 9- Big European and American banks have found a productive place to park the energy sector's most distressed debt: the $2.7 trillion U.S. money market industry. Barclays Bank plc, Credit Suisse and Wells Fargo and others get overnight and short-term loans from companies that run money market mutual funds such as Fidelity Investments, BlackRock Inc,...
MOSCOW, Dec 26- Russia's central bank said on Friday it would provide up to 1.1 trillion roubles at a three-month credit auction secured by non-marketable assets on Jan. 12. That would be a record amount offered at this type of auction. The central bank is taking steps to alleviate a shortage of roubles in the money market.
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.
HONG KONG, Nov 27- Rapid reforms by Beijing allowing foreign companies to move funds from their China operations across borders relatively freely is boosting treasurers' confidence in using the yuan as the preferred currency for doing business. That has changed in less than three years with Beijing now allowing multinationals to transfer yuan out of China...
After the SEC passed new rules, this financial advisor's advice is: Stay out of money-market funds!
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.
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.
The Federal Reserve says the money market fund industry needs more regulations to keep it from a collapse and a repeat of another run on assets. Money market management firms like Fidelity, are fighting back saying enough is being done to keep investors safe.