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      Noble share dive prompts exchange warning

      Shares in Noble Group, the Asian commodity dealer under fire over alleged aggressive accounting practices, fell 12 per...

    2. July 29, 2015

      Brazil downgrade threat is a real danger sign

      When Standard & Poor’s said on Tuesday it was considering downgrading Brazil’s credit rating by one notch to junk,...

    1. July 16, 2015

      S&P warns China and US pose credit risk

      Corporate debt investors face the prospect of rising debt defaults from China and the US junk bond market, according to...

    2. July 15, 2015

      Dollar bolstered by Yellen testimony

      Wednesday 21:00 BST. The dollar gained ground in response to the latest comments on interest rates from Janet Yellen,...

    3. FT Alphaville

      July 10, 2015

      Zombies stumble in June, but finally have something to be less ashamed about

      The average hedge fund, as estimated by HFR, increased the value of client investments by 2.4 per cent in the first...

    4. beyondbrics

      July 9, 2015

      The Milk Index and minimum wages in Africa

      A few weeks ago I wrote a piece for beyondbrics about what milk can tell us about the fair valuation of African...

    5. July 2, 2015

      Dollar and bond yields fall after US data

      Thursday 21:00 BST. US Treasury bond prices rose and the dollar retreated as the outlook for Federal Reserve policy...

    6. July 1, 2015

      S&P 500: at what price growth?

      The S&P 500 had the wind at its back from the end of 2011 until the end of last year. This year, the air has gone...

    7. June 30, 2015

      Greek uncertainty hits European stocks

      Tuesday 21:00 BST. Renewed uncertainty about the fate of Greece left European equities nursing a second day of heavy...

    8. June 26, 2015

      June is busiest month this year for US companies listing shares

      The initial public offering from Fitbit, the maker of wearable fitness tracking devices, arrived in the busiest month...

    9. June 23, 2015

      US Autos: shut up and drive

      If you are searching for the beleaguered American consumer, try car dealers’ forecourts. US auto sales, which have been...

    10. June 18, 2015

      Fitbit: wearing it well, for now

      It is a great time to be a hardware company, especially where buzzwords such as “wearables” are involved. Shares in...

    11. June 18, 2015

      China debt: run for the border

      China’s semi-closed economy creates bizarre anomalies. A particularly wild one appeared Wednesday, when a subsidiary of...

    12. June 17, 2015

      Energy stocks retreat on inventory data

      Energy stocks were among the biggest losers in the S&P 500 on Wednesday as crude prices slipped following the latest...

    13. June 17, 2015

      Noble Group: clearing up

      Noble Group, a commodity trader, has been under attack. Short sellers believe that the company does not disclose...

    14. FT Alphaville

      June 17, 2015

      Beat of the drum

      BoA Merrill Lynch discovers the difference between earnings reported by companies in the S&P 500, and the average...

    15. June 17, 2015

      Noble Group chief hits back at critics

      Noble Group’s chief executive has become embroiled in a war of words with one of the company’s fiercest critics, as the...

    16. June 11, 2015

      Noble Group at risk of being downgraded by S&P to junk status

      Noble Group, the Asian commodities trader that is under fire over its accounting practices, has been put on notice by...

    17. June 10, 2015

      Stocks shrug off renewed Bund volatility

      Wednesday 21:00 BST. US and European stock markets roared back from days of losses as equity bulls shrugged off another...

    18. FT Alphaville

      June 9, 2015

      On the ongoing incarceration of Trader Sarao...

      For the eighth time in eight weeks, futures day trader Navinder Singh Sarao was driven from London’s Wandsworth prison...

    19. May 25, 2015

      Spanish stocks sink on Rajoy setback

      Monday 17.00 BST. Madrid stocks were in retreat as Spain’s ruling party suffered its biggest local election setback in...

    20. May 24, 2015

      Tobam: ‘I promise to deliver zero alpha’

      Yves Choueifaty is a man on a mission. His yearbook photo, from the high school he attended in Beirut, was captioned:...

    21. May 22, 2015

      HK watchdog on defensive after $36bn Hanergy and Goldin losses

      Hong Kong’s watchdog has defended its policing of the markets after a week that saw three companies lose a combined...

    22. May 15, 2015

      S&P 500 inches to record closing high

      Friday 21:00 BST. Renewed concerns that the US economy was lacking momentum helped prompt gains for Treasury bond...

    23. May 11, 2015

      S&P warns on DuPont’s creditworthiness

      DuPont’s creditworthiness could be hurt if Nelson Peltz, an activist investor, succeeds in gaining board representation...

    24. May 1, 2015

      Small-cap funds in surprise performance dip

      More than half of actively-managed UK equity funds underperformed during 2014, new research shows, as investors...

    25. April 29, 2015

      Stock valuations are no help in timing trades

      How can we value the stock market, and how can we time our entrances to it and exits from it? And are these questions...

    26. April 27, 2015

      Conduct and litigation charges a ‘way of life’ for British banks

      The spectre of past scandals will continue to haunt British banks, according to Standard & Poor’s, which predicts...

    27. April 23, 2015

      Amazon tops forecasts with 15% sales rise

      Amazon has disclosed that its fast-growing technology subsidiary, Amazon Web Services, is also one of its most...

    28. April 22, 2015

      Investor returns are all about the timing

      Timing the market is difficult. Our emotions make it even harder to get right. As a result, most of us — particularly...

    29. FT Alphaville

      April 22, 2015

      Saving Trader Sarao

      Picture the scene in the London borough of Hounslow on Tuesday lunchtime, as police moved in to arrest one Navinder...

    30. April 15, 2015

      Challenging times await US junk bonds after banner run

      When financial market parties end, the worst hangover usually resides with buyers of junk bonds. The party lights may...

    31. April 9, 2015

      Noble Group: trading glances

      Stare hard at something long enough: lines begin to blur and shapes change. Analysts have looked intently at the...

    32. April 8, 2015

      UK banks stem domestic loan losses

      UK banks’ losses from domestic loans plummeted last year to “exceptionally low” levels, in a trend that is expected to...

    33. March 31, 2015

      Healthcare and techs to seal quarter gains

      It was a choppy ride but US equities ended the first quarter of the year slightly higher as strong gains from the...

    34. March 25, 2015

      Hungary: forint affairs

      “Trust Fidesz” proclaimed Hungary’s ruling centre-right party in the elections last October. After four years of...

    35. February 28, 2015

      WoodMac considers £1.6bn takeover bids

      Wood Mackenzie, one of the world’s leading energy consultancies, has received competing takeover offers that value the...

    36. February 3, 2015

      Probe into Moody’s deepens after S&P agrees $1.4bn settlement

      US authorities are stepping up their investigation into whether Moody’s inflated ratings on mortgage derivatives to win...

    37. January 28, 2015

      Standard & Poor’s close to $1.4bn settlement with DoJ

      Standard & Poor’s is close to paying $1.4bn to settle claims it inflated ratings on mortgage derivatives in order to...

    38. January 21, 2015

      S&P in $77m mortgage securities settlement with the SEC

      Standard & Poor’s, the largest credit rating agency, was misrepresenting the rigour and conservatism of its ratings on...

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