Total U.S. money market mutual fund assets fell by $35.02 billion to $2.58 trillion for the week that ended Wednesday, according to the Investment Company Institute. Assets in the nation's retail money market mutual funds fell by $5.33 billion to $912.96 billion, the Washington- based mutual fund trade group said Thursday.» Read More
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.
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