TOKYO, Oct 1- Japan's public pension fund, the world's biggest, has selected 15 external money managers to oversee Japanese bond investments in its portfolio, the public fund said on Monday, in a move aimed at boosting returns to cope with a rapidly ageing population.
JAKARTA, Oct 1- G-Resources Group Ltd has halted operations at its $1- billion Martabe gold mine on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, after a dispute with local residents over the installation of a water discharge pipe, the Hong-Kong listed miner said on Monday.
MOSCOW, Oct 1- Here are events and news stories that could move Russian markets on Monday. MOSCOW- Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev meets Facebook. MOSCOW- Moscow City Court starts hearings on appeal against conviction of three members of the punk band Pussy Riot;.
Sitting in cash is a mistake, Robert Kapito, BlackRock president, tells CNBC’s “Closing Bell” after speaking at the "Delivering Alpha" conference presented by CNBC and Institutional Investor.
Take a look at some of Wednesday’s morning movers.
They are supposed to be among Wall Street’s most closely guarded secrets: changes in research analysts’ views, up or down, of a company’s prospects. But some of the nation’s biggest brokerage firms appear to be giving a handful of top hedge funds an early peek at these sentiments — allowing them to trade on the information before other investors get the word, the New York Times reports.
The European Central Bank’s approach to monetary policy has generally not been one of “shock and awe.” And yet a surprise cut to its deposit rate last week — which takes effect Wednesday — is sending shockwaves through the market.
Stocks eased off their worst levels in the final hour of trading, but still finished firmly in the red Friday on the heels of a disappointing June government jobs report.
There is still more agony to come for Spanish banks, the Financial Times reports.
Moody’s downgrades banks; Blackrock fund manager leaves; Twitter suffers an outage; AIG docks a chief for an inter-office relationship.
Malaysia is set to vault ahead of Hong Kong as Asia’s largest market for international initial public offerings with the planned flotation of shares in two massive government-linked companies defying a gloomy global listings environment. The FT reports.
Six years ago, Wall Street and the City of London were consumed with “Goldman envy”. But that seems to be changing. The FT reports.
Philipp Hildebrand, the former chairman of the Swiss National Bank, is joining BlackRock as vice-chairman and will oversee the firm’s largest institutional client relationships outside of the U.S., the FT reports.
Take a look at some of Tuesday’s morning movers:
A 275 page report sheds light on what may have happened in the last days of MF Global, airlines consider more fees, Starbucks spends $100 million on bread companies, CBS Outdoor billboards business could fetch $6 billion.
BlackRock announced that Chief Equity Strategist Bob Doll will retire after 34 years in the industry.
Goldman Sachs has been forced to delay the launch of its new corporate bond trading platform after a series of “logistical issues” beset the investment bank’s foray into electronic fixed-income trading, the Financial Times reports.
Stocks closed lower in thin trading Friday as investors hesitated to stay long over the three-day Memorial Day holiday weekend amid ongoing worries over the euro zone.
U.S. stock index futures slipped Friday, tracking shares in Europe, as concerns lingered over the euro zone debt crisis in what could otherwise be a light trading day ahead of the Memorial Day weekend.
Take a look at some of Friday’s morning movers: