Morgan Stanley


  • LONDON, July 23- The latest quarterly Reuters poll of base metals analysts was out earlier this week, and it lays bare the extent to which the entire market was blindsided by Indonesia's January ban on the export of unprocessed minerals.

  • However, the prospect of more sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis and a downed Malaysian airliner kept risk aversion on the table in the bond market, where German 10- year yields nudged down to 1.16 percent, just shy of record lows.

  • LONDON, July 23- The euro hit an eight-month low against the dollar on Wednesday as worries over tougher sanctions on Russia and their potential impact on fragile euro zone growth drove investors away from the single currency.

  • SYDNEY, July 23- Brazil's BTG Pactual has received a green light from the London Metal Exchange to set up warehousing operations in Singapore, marking the investment bank's first foray into Asia as builds out its physical metals business.

  • Cramer: Post earnings, 3 stocks with more upside Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 6:39 PM ET

    Cramer thinks now is a good time to look at companies that have rallied post quarter, and then determine which could have more upside.

  • Final Glance: Banks companies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Citigroup Inc. rose$. 25 or. 5 percent, to $49.60. Goldman Sachs rose $3.30 or 1.9 percent, to $175.02. JPMorgan Chase rose$. 43 or. 7 percent, to $58.67.

  • Midday Glance: Banks companies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 1:57 PM ET

    Bank of America Corp. fell$. 01 or percent, to $15.52. Citigroup Inc. rose$. 35 or. 7 percent, to $49.70. Goldman Sachs rose $3.05 or 1.8 percent, to $174.77.

  • *Credit Suisse CEO says "potential abuses" in the system. *CEO Dougan says Credit Suisse is working with regulators. ZURICH, July 22- Credit Suisse, one of the biggest players in "dark pools", is working with regulators to stamp out potential abuses in the alternative trading venue, the boss of the Swiss bank said on Tuesday.

  • Early Glance: Banks companies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 11:16 AM ET

    Bank of America Corp. rose$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $15.53. Citigroup Inc. rose$. 21 or. 4 percent, to $49.56. Goldman Sachs rose $1.57 or. 9 percent, to $173.29.

  • PARIS, July 22- Danone is expected to report a steep fall in first-half profit on Friday due to weak sales of baby food in Asia and dairy products in Europe, with some analysts skeptical it will see a big enough rebound to meet full-year targets.

  • SYDNEY, July 22- London zinc rose for a second session to hit a near-three-year high on Tuesday and aluminium touched a 16- month peak as supply constraints prompted expectations of further gains.

  • *Credit Suisse to exit commodities trading. ZURICH, July 22- Credit Suisse Group AG reported its biggest quarterly loss since the peak of the financial crisis in 2008, the result of a 1.6 billion Swiss franc settlement with U.S. authorities over helping its clients evade taxes.

  • MEXICO CITY, July 21- Carlos Slim's America Movil, Latin America's biggest telecoms company, said on Monday that new regulation in its core Mexico market was beginning to weigh on its performance.

  • LONDON, July 21- Currency investors began on Monday to show a glimmer of concern over the risks a surprise from Scotland's September vote on independence might pose to sterling, having appeared complacent over the issue so far.

  • July 21- Volume in Barclays Plc's private U.S. trading venue, or "dark pool," fell 79 percent in the week and a half after the New York attorney general accused the British bank of giving an unfair edge to high-speed traders, according to data released on Monday.

  • *But falls milder than when Ukraine crisis erupted. MOSCOW, July 21- Russian shares slid on Monday to a two-month low as Moscow came under fierce international pressure over the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 and European governments threatened to follow the United States in widening economic sanctions.

  • *Holiday in Japan saps currency markets. LONDON, July 21- The yen and Swiss franc climbed on Monday, supported by safe-haven inflows as European stocks stumbled, while the dollar was pegged back against the euro by subdued U.S. yields. Volumes were light though, due to a holiday in Japan.

  • JOHANNESBURG, July 18- South African pension manager Alexander Forbes priced its stock market listing in the middle of its marketed range on Friday, raising 3.7 billion rand in Africa's second-largest initial public offering this year. The pricing points to fairly strong demand when the company lists on the Johannesburg bourse next Thursday, a trader said.

  • July 18- General Electric Co's credit card unit, Synchrony Financial, said it expects to raise up to $3.25 billion in a public offering of shares, in what is expected to be the biggest U.S. The offering of 125 million shares is expected to be priced at between $23 and $26 per share, the company said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday.

  • NEW YORK, July 18- After more than a year of scaling back in commodities, Morgan Stanley is ready to expand. For example, Morgan Stanley is looking at making more loans to energy producers and sell more commodity-linked products to retail investors, the sources told Reuters. Commodities trading was big for Morgan Stanley before the financial crisis.