NEW YORK, Dec 5- Investors in U.S.-based funds poured about $31 billion into money market funds in the week ended Dec. 4 amid uncertainty over the U.S. stock market's direction, data from Thomson Reuters' Lipper service showed on Thursday.» Read More
LONDON, Nov 26- Europe's money market funds fear the twin threat of being charged to park cash at the European Central Bank and tougher regulation could push them to the brink of extinction. "It could be the final nail in the coffin for money market funds," said Patrick Simeon a fund manager at money market giant Amundi in Paris.
WASHINGTON, Nov 26- U.S. regulators filed civil fraud charges on Tuesday against a Detroit- based money market fund manager and the advisory firm where he works, saying they misled the fund's board about credit risks and exposures to the 2011 Eurozone credit crisis.
NEW YORK, Nov 25- Europe is no longer the forbidden zone for U.S. money market funds, which have been adding to their holdings of securities from the region's banks after slashing their exposure during the height of the euro zone debt crisis two years ago.
BEIJING, Oct 29- China's central bank sought to reassure money market traders that a spike in short-term interest rates does not signal a dramatic tightening of liquidity, sources said, in an apparent move to avoid a repeat of a credit panic that roiled markets in June.
*Fed buys $5.08 billion government bonds due 2017-18. NEW YORK, Oct 28- Prices for U.S. "The auction was very well bid," said Thomas Simons, a money market economist at Jefferies& Co in New York.
TOKYO, Oct 28- The dollar licked its wounds in early Asian trading on Monday, steadying against major counterparts ahead of the U.S. "For the coming week, the market will continue to focus on the development in China's money market and the outcome of the U.S. economic data/FOMC rate decision," strategists at Barclays said in a note to clients.
TOKYO, Oct 24- Chinese shares slipped in volatile trade on Thursday as a further spike in China's money-market rates tempered the effect of a survey showing a pick-up in manufacturing. China is Australia's biggest export market.
China's benchmark seven-day repo rates opened up nearly a full percentage point at 5 percent after the central bank let cash drain from the money market for a second week.
NEW YORK, Oct 23- The safe-haven dollar, yen and Swiss franc all rose on Wednesday as risk appetite declined following a spike in China's short-term money market interest rates. "The weight of a weak U.S. nonfarm is surpassed by rising risk aversion on concerns over China's money market.
NEW YORK, Oct 23- The dollar edged up from near two-year lows against the euro and an 8-1/ 2- month trough versus a major currency basket on Wednesday, as investors sought the greenback's safety following a spike in China's short-term money market interest rates.
BEIJING, Oct 22- China's central bank may tighten policy moderately as inflation creeps up, relying on money-market liquidity adjustments rather than blunt tools such as interest rate rises, a policy adviser to the central bank said on Tuesday.
*Assets to return to pre-debt fight level this week- JPMorgan. NEW YORK, Oct 21- Investors poured cash back into U.S. money market funds the day after Washington reached an agreement to raise the federal debt ceiling temporarily and avert a default, private data released on Monday showed.
NEW YORK, Oct 9- Banks and money market funds are beginning to shun some Treasuries normally used as collateral in the $5 trillion repurchase agreement market, a sign that the deadlock over raising the U.S. debt ceiling could disrupt a key source of day-to-day funding for the financial system.
NEW YORK, Oct 9- Banks and money market funds are beginning to shun some Treasuries bills normally used as collateral in the $5 trillion repurchase agreement market, a sign that the deadlock over raising the U.S. debt ceiling could disrupt a key source of day-to-day funding for the financial system.
LONDON, Oct 4- Fears of a U.S. default are creeping up in financial markets, with stress in short-term funding markets and bets on prolonged money printing by the Federal Reserve giving money market funds a fresh headache.
LONDON, Sept 26- The European Central Bank will serve up another course of ultra-cheap cash to banks, possibly by year-end, through another long term refinancing operation as it battles to keep money market rates low, a Reuters poll found.
BRUSSELS, Sept 23- The European Central Bank is ready to offer banks more long-term loans to keep money-market interest rates from rising to levels which could push inflation too low, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Monday.
LONDON, Sept 17- Some money market players are betting the European Central Bank will offer banks new long-term loans to counter upward pressure on short-term interest rates from the Federal Reserve's stimulus reduction.
*ECB holds rates as expected. FRANKFURT, Sept 5- The European Central Bank said on Thursday it was ready to cut interest rates or pump more money into the euro zone economy if needed to bring money market rates down and help the euro zone's "very, very green" recovery.
*ECB holds rates as expected. FRANKFURT, Sept 5- The European Central Bank said on Thursday it was ready to cut interest rates or pump more money into the euro zone economy if necessary to bring money market rates down and help the euro zone's economic recovery.