Japan pension fund in big move to stocks

National fund will put half its assets in stocks and cut bonds

UK to repay part of perpetual war loans

Government to redeem £218m in 4% Consol issued in 1927

UK to repay part of perpetual WWI loans

Government says will redeem remaining £218m of the 4% Consol

Blow to asset managers in ETF arena

SEC denies applications for actively managed exchange-traded funds

High-yield bond sales dry up in Europe

Borrowers look to loan market instead

Eurozone inflation edges up in October

Figure remains well below the ECB’s policy target

Markets wobble as policy crutches removed

Stronger growth needed for markets to stand on their own feet

QE’s break-up with markets: no regrets?

My therapist thought it would be a good idea for me to write this

Dollar stays in sight of four-year peak

S&P 500 climbs to within 1% of record high

Fed caveats flag greater uncertainty

If investors simplify, data swings will have exaggerated effects on markets

Chinese developers look to rights issues

Credit impact boosts property bonds as developers seek out funding alternatives

Dollar jumps as hawkish Fed ends QE

Treasury yields rise and gold sinks

How the Fed got from eternity to here

An unprecedented intervention had counter-intuitive consequences

The fiendish bond market needs a rethink

Standardised products are likely to attract more demand

Bond trading platforms raise stakes

Traditional broker-dealers under pressure from electronic trade

Smaller companies face funding freeze

Concerns mount over banks’ willingness to lend to SMEs

Rousseff win sparks Brazil market turmoil

Bovespa stock index approaches bear market threshold

Markets position for Fed’s next move

Many now expect US rate ‘lift off’ to be pushed back

Funds buckle up for redemption surge

Outflow pressure prompts managers to bulk up on liquid assets

Leveraged loans come under pressure

Bull-run era balance of power shifts from issuers to investors