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  • BlackRock Inc, the largest manager of ETFs through its iShares brand, said it is cutting fees on seven of its exchange-traded funds. That sent the sticker price of that $2.8 billion fund below that of larger funds, such as the Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF, at 0.05 percent, and the Schwab U.S. Three U.S. brands- BlackRock, Vanguard and State Street Corp- control 88...

  • *U.S. sells $24 billion 10- year notes to solid demand. NEW YORK, Nov 10- U.S. Growth and inflation will not increase all that much, "said Phil Guarco, global head of fixed income strategy at J.P. Morgan Private Bank in New York.

  • *Brazil, Russia, China equity markets underperform. LONDON/ HONG KONG, Nov 10- Specialist funds dedicated to the once-vaunted BRIC quartet of emerging markets face a bleak future, as many investors have pulled out due to years of collective underperformance by the bourses of Brazil, Russia, India and China. Assets at the nine-year-old fund had plunged to below 200...

  • LONDON, Nov 10- Euro zone government bond yields fell across the board on Tuesday, on growing expectations that the European Central Bank will cut its deposit rate next month just as the U.S. Federal Reserve looks likely to hike. But now "we have had this story which suggests a big deposit rate cut seems to be what is most in mind," said Owen Callan, senior analyst at...

  • *U.S. to sell $24 billion of 10- year notes. Treasuries prices slipped on Tuesday with benchmark yields hovering at their highest in over three months as investors sold bonds to make room for a $24 billion auction of 10- year notes. We are in a bearish rate environment, "said Aaron Kohli, interest rates strategist at BMO Capital Markets in New York.

  • Mary Jo White on short sellers and insider trading Tuesday, 10 Nov 2015 | 9:13 AM ET
    Mary Jo White on short sellers and insider trading

    SEC Chair Mary Jo White talks with CNBC's Mary Thompson, about the impact of social media on short selling. Also Chair White weighs in on laws governing insider trading and equity market structure.

  • SEC's White: Important to get fiduciary standards 'right'

    SEC Chair Mary Jo White talks with CNBC's Mary Thompson, about implementing uniform fiduciary standards at the Security and Exchange Commission.

  • Nov 10- U.S. stock index futures were lower on Tuesday, a day after Wall Street suffered its steepest drop in six weeks as investors braced for an interest-rate hike and fretted about China's economic health. *China's October inflation data on Tuesday showed persisting if not intensifying deflationary pressure. *The three major U.S. indexes are coming off a...

  • Euro zone yields fall as ECB rate-cut talk grows Tuesday, 10 Nov 2015 | 6:51 AM ET

    LONDON, Nov 10- Euro zone government bond yields fell across the board on Tuesday, on growing expectations that the European Central Bank will cut its deposit rate next month just as the U.S. "We have had this story which suggests a big deposit rate cut seems to be what is most in mind," said Owen Callan, senior analyst at Cantor Fitzgerald. Comments from ECB governing...

  • *Initial issue might be $1- 2 billion- Gulf source. DUBAI, Nov 10- Saudi Arabia aims to start selling bonds in the international market as soon as next year as it seeks new ways to cover a budget deficit caused by low oil prices, banking industry sources said on Tuesday. The sources, who have been discussing the matter with officials in the central bank, the Saudi Arabian...

  • LONDON, Nov 10- Debt default rates among emerging market companies could hit 7 percent by the end of 2016, almost double this year's levels, because of a tougher global funding backdrop, according to investment bank Barclays. In a note received on Tuesday, Barclays said the trailing 12- month default rate for junk-rated emerging market companies now stands at...

  • INITIAL FOREIGN SAUDI BOND ISSUE LIKELY IN $1- 2 BILLION RANGE WITH 10- YEAR MATURITY- GULF BANKING SOURCE.

  • JGBs edge higher as weaker Treasuries weigh Tuesday, 10 Nov 2015 | 2:18 AM ET

    TOKYO, Nov 10- Japanese government bonds edged higher on Tuesday, ending off session lows though constrained by weaker U.S. Demand at a sale of inflation-linked notes was not as bad as some investors had feared. The Ministry of Finance offered 500 billion yen of 10- year JGBs linked to Japan's consumer price index carrying a 0.1 percent coupon.

  • Is volatility making a comeback? Monday, 9 Nov 2015 | 10:43 PM ET
    Is volatility making a comeback?

    Mark Farrington, head of Macro Currency, discusses the possibility of a spike in volatility ahead of the Federal Reserve's December meeting.

  • *Wall Street losses underpin some safety bids for bonds. "People are really buying into the December rate-hike story," said Gennadiy Goldberg, interest rates strategist at TD Securities in New York. The decline was limited by some safehaven demand as major Wall Street stock indexes fell over 1 percent on worries about the possible U.S. rate hike and disappointing...

  • TREASURIES-U.S. bonds fall on rate-hike bets, supply Monday, 9 Nov 2015 | 11:48 AM ET

    *Companies seen raising $20- $30 bln in bond market- IFR. "People are really buying into the December rate-hike story," said Gennadiy Goldberg, interest rates strategist at TD Securities in New York. U.S. interest rates futures implied traders see a 70 percent chance the Fed will end its near zero rate policy at its Dec. 15-16 meeting, unchanged from Friday, according to...

  • Nov 9- U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower on Monday after weak Chinese trade data for October rekindled concerns about slowing global economic growth. *Data showed China's October exports fell 6.9 percent, down for a fourth month, while imports slipped 18.8 percent, leaving the country with a record high trade surplus of $61.64 billion.

  • *Euro shares a touch lower as weak China data adds to Fed nerves. *China, Japan shares up but Australian, S.Korean stocks down. "Market participants are of the view that the worries about the global economy are overdone but then this weekend we saw some disappointment in the China exports," said Emile Cardon, a strategist at Rabobank in the Netherlands.

  • TOKYO, Nov 9- Japanese government bond prices slipped on Monday, led lower by U.S. The Nikkei stock index gained 2 percent to 19,642.74 for its highest close since August 20. The Bank of Japan on Monday offered to buy 400 billion yen of 1- year to 3- year JGBs, 400 billion yen of 3- year to 5- year JGBs, 240 billion yen of 10- year to 25- year JGBs and 140 billion yen of 25- year...

  • *China allows IPOs to resume after being suspended in July. China CSI300 stock index futures for November rose 1.1 percent, to 3,785.2, 63.57 points below the current value of the underlying index. Companies in mainland China had raised $23.4 billion in IPOs in 2015 through mid-June before regulators suspended deals, far surpassing the $13.2 billion in all of...