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Robert Pickel, CEO, International Swaps and Derivatives Association says despite the bad reputation that derivatives have been left with following the 2008 global financial crisis, most of the instruments used are safe.
LONDON, Oct 17- Britain is ready to relax its banking rules for any non-European bank, not just those from China who want to set up investment banking operations in London, its chief industry regulator said on Thursday.
NEW YORK, Oct 15- With IntercontinentalExchange's more than $10 billion takeover of NYSE Euronext expected to close early next month, regulators in the Netherlands and France are scrambling to prevent Euronext from once more falling into foreign hands, according to several sources familiar with the situation.
David Costa, Dean at Robert Kennedy College discusses Italy's competitive aspects.
WASHINGTON, Oct 7- The regulator overseeing major mortgage finance sources Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on Monday said it filed legal paperwork to create a common platform for the two firms to issue mortgage-backed securities.
ZURICH, Oct 4- Switzerland's financial markets regulator is working with authorities in other countries to investigate possible manipulation in the $5 trillion- a-day foreign exchange market potentially involving multiple banks.
Catherine Yeung, Investment Director, Fidelity Worldwide Investment talks about the investment opportunities in China's reform agenda and why Thailand is in a "sweet-spot".
*Goldman Sachs takes 19 pct stake. COPENHAGEN, Oct 2- Two funds managed by Goldman Sachs and two Danish pension funds will between them buy 26 percent in Danish state-owned oil and gas group DONG Energy for 11 billion Danish crowns and plan an IPO for the firm, the companies said.
Peter Schaffrik, head of European rates strategy at RBC Capital Markets, says now is the time for the Italian government to push through some reforms and discusses the U.K.'s latest PMI.
NEW YORK, Oct 2- IntercontinentalExchange Inc and NYSE Euronext said on Wednesday they moved a step closer to ICE finalizing its proposed takeover of the Big Board operator after a European regulatory group said it would not object to the deal.
HELSINKI, Oct 2- Companies are once more seeking to list on Helsinki's stock exchange after a dearth of initial public offerings in recent years, as new banking regulations make it harder for them to borrow funds, the president of Nasdaq OMX Helsinki said.
Michael Klibaner, head of research China at Jones Lang LaSalle, describes the Shanghai free trade as a "symbolic gesture" but stresses that China needs financial market reforms.
The Justice Department accuses Countrywide of fraudulently selling thousands mortgages it knew were bad to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which suffered losses when the loans defaulted.
LONDON, Sept 25- ICAP, the world's largest interdealer broker, has been fined $87 million by U.S. and UK regulators over its role in the Libor rate rigging scandal in the fourth regulatory settlement to emerge from a sprawling, global investigation.
In a lawsuit brought by retailers and restaurants, Leon ruled on July 31 that the Fed's cap of 21 cents per transaction was higher than Congress intended. It was a win for retailers over banks and card companies such as Visa Inc and MasterCard Inc.. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, No. 13-5270..
*Monte Paschi board to approve new plan on Sept. 24. MILAN/ ROME, Sept 20- Italy's scandal-hit Monte dei Paschi di Siena will next week unveil a drastic turnaround plan for the bank to meet European Union demands and try to lure investors in a make-or-break attempt to avoid nationalisation.
Brian Brenberg, assistant professor, explains what economic freedom is and why the U.S. has slipped from the second place worldwide to the seventeenth in one year.
*JPMorgan slips; bank to pay regulators $920 million in penalties. *Agilent jumps, to spin off part of its business. "People are reconsidering," said Peter Jankovskis, co-chief investment officer at OakBrook Investments LLC in Lisle, Illinois.
*JPMorgan slips, bank to pay regulators $920 million in penalties. *Agilent jumps, to spin off part of its business. NEW YORK, Sept 19- U.S. stocks dipped on Thursday a day after the S&P 500 hit a record high as the market ralled on the Federal Reserve's surprise decision to maintain its stimulus intact.
NEW YORK, Sept 19- A report funded by Wall Street's largest lobby group laid out the most public justification yet of banks' role in physical commodity markets, a lucrative business now under threat from mounting political and regulatory pressure.