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  • WASHINGTON, July 1- Wall Street's self-funded regulator fined a unit of Goldman Sachs on Tuesday over pricing rule violations stemming from its "dark pool," marking the latest in a string of recent enforcement actions targeting anonymous trading platforms.

  • WASHINGTON, July 1- A unit of Goldman Sachs will pay an $800,000 fine and return funds to harmed investors to settle charges that its "dark pool" trading venue violated rules designed to get customers the best prices, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said on Tuesday.

  • *CSRC cracking down on insider trading at mutual funds. By Lu Jianxin and Pete Sweeney. SHANGHAI, July 1- A crackdown by Chinese regulators on insider trading in the country's $1.2 trillion mutual fund industry has sparked an exodus of fund managers from the industry.

  • Tech threat a warning for fund managers to step up Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 11:53 AM ET

    *Google, Apple, Amazon among those well positioned- KPMG. MONACO, June 27- Tech companies pose a growing threat to traditional asset managers and the financial services industry needs to up its game to meet the challenge, even though the hurdle of regulation is holding back rapid change, industry executives said.

  • Banks withdraw from Barclays' dark pool -FT Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 6:50 PM ET

    June 26- Big banks have started pulling their business out of Barclays' dark pool, after the British bank was sued by New York's top securities regulator for allegedly misleading institutional investors over its anonymous trading venue, The Financial times reported.

  • June 25- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission unveiled a one-year "tick size" pilot program to let some stocks trade in five-cent increments instead of one-penny increments.

  • Abe shoots 'third arrow': What it entails  Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Seijiro Takeshita, director at Mizuho International, comments on Shinzo Abe's new measures and says their benefits won't be felt until next year at the earliest.

  • NEW YORK, June 23- The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has withdrawn a proposal that would require brokers to disclose to customers signing bonuses and other compensation they receive to move to a new firm, but it plans to refile it later this year.

  • NEW YORK, June 23- The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has withdrawn a controversial proposal that would require brokers to disclose to customers signing bonuses and other compensation they receive to move to a new firm.

  • Bank regulators have gone too far: Dick Bove Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 2:43 PM ET

    There is something seriously wrong with bank regulation and litigation in the US today, says bank analyst Dick Bove.

  • Sallie Mae settles overcharging claims for $60 mln Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 9:28 AM ET
    U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

    Sallie Mae has reached a $60 million settlement with the government to resolve allegations that it overcharged military service members.

  • Dick Bove: The new rulers of the financial system Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 8:33 AM ET

    Regulations on big banks have created a vacuum into which alert entrepreneurs have established commanding positions, says bank analyst Dick Bove.

  • National Development and Reform Committee announced that we are ready to launch iron ore futures in Beijing, China.

    China's banking regulator has urged authorities and banks to step up an investigation into iron ore financing deals to minimize default risks.

  • Banks must boost capital by $68B under new rules Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 7:23 PM ET
    JPMorgan Chase headquarters in New York.

    The eight biggest U.S. banks must boost capital levels by a total of about $68 billion under new rules, U.S. regulators said on Tuesday.

  • Will Indian elections pave way for reforms?  Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 9:14 PM ET

    John Woods, MD, Head of Fixed Income & Senior Portfolio Manager at Citi Investment Management, discusses the likelihood of India seeing economic reforms post-election.

  • CAT avoided huge tax bill: Report  Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 10:43 AM ET

    Caterpillar is under scrutiny for its tax strategies as the Senate will be taking a closer look at its tax structures today, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.

  • China heading down 'significantly bumpy' road?  Monday, 20 Jan 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Diana Choyleva, director and head of the U.K. service at Lombard Street Research, says the implementation of necessary financial sector reforms in China will be "unpleasant and very difficult" and lead to "below-trend growth."

  • Taxing times for US business  Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 6:35 AM ET

    Jeffrey LeSage, KPMG vice chairman of U.S. tax practices, discusses tax reform and the key concerns facing business leaders. The likelihood of getting any kind of tax reform from Washington is "pretty small," says Lesage.

  • Watering down of bank reforms is usual: Pro  Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Simon Maughan, head of research at OTAS Technologies, comments on regulators relaxing Basel debt rules.

  • Risk of Beijing losing control over finances: Pro  Wednesday, 1 Jan 2014 | 8:30 PM ET

    Chi Lo, Senior Strategist, Greater China at BNP Paribas Investment Partners, says China's local debt accumulation is unsustainable.