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Riverbanc IPO: Here’s What You Need to Know →  July 30, 2015

China stock regulator restricts 24 trading accounts for suspected irregularities →  July 31, 2015

SHANGHAI China’s securities regulator on Friday said it is investigating the impact of automated trading on the market, as Beijing intensifies pressure on its financial industry in the wake of a share-price plunge. The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), in an announcement on its official microblog, also said it had restricted 24 stock trading accounts […]

MPs question hedge fund ties of Bank’s new ratesetter →  July 30, 2015

Gertjan Vlieghe, the newest member of the MPC, has retained a financial link to a hedge fund, raising concerns over a potential conflict of interest The newest member of the Bank of England’s rate-setting committee will face tough questions from the Treasury select committee after it emerged that he has retained a financial link to […]

Protestors target hedge fund holding Puerto Rico debt →  July 30, 2015

NEW YORK, July 30 Protestors carrying a vulture puppet and chanting in Spanish marched outside the Park Avenue offices of a major holder of Puerto Rico’s debt on Thursday to protest proposed austerity measures. The approximately 45 protestors from Hispanic community organizations slammed BlueMountain Capital Management, which holds Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) debt. […]

State Street starts global macro hedge fund in alternatives push →  July 30, 2015

30 July 2015 (Bloomberg) — State Street Corp. is starting a hedge fund that will bet on macroeconomic events, part of an effort to expand its $2.37 trillion money-management arm beyond lower- paying passive strategies. The strategy, which will be run by Michael Ho and Lisa O’Connor, will mostly make directional bets on and against […]

Cargill’s Black River Unit Said to Close Four Hedge Funds →  July 30, 2015

Teenager Guilty Of College Massacre Plot →  July 30, 2015

A teenager has been found guilty of planning a mass murder at his former college. Liam Lyburd, 19, who was accused of plotting a gun and bomb attack on Newcastle College in November last year, was convicted following a trial at Newcastle Crown Court. He had pleaded guilty to nine counts of possessing five pipe […]

Riverbanc IPO: Here’s What You Need to Know →  July 30, 2015

Asian shares, dollar up on Fed’s optimism; earnings in focus →  July 30, 2015

HONG KONG Asian stocks tiptoed higher on Thursday and the dollar consolidated recent gains after the U.S. Federal Reserve painted a relatively bright picture of the world’s biggest economy, but a deepening sell-off in commodities kept gains in check. Prospects of stronger U.S. growth in coming months lifted Asian stocks in early trade, with Japan’s […]

Calais Migrant Crisis: Extra Police Guard Tunnel →  July 29, 2015

French police have beefed up security at the Eurotunnel to avoid migrants forcing their way onto railway platforms for another night. An extra 120 riot police have been drafted into Calais to cope with the crisis, which has seen one Sudanese man die and 3,500 migrants storm the tunnel over the last two nights. Until […]

Twitter Inc. (NYSE/TWTR): Here’s Why This Stock is Down 9.7% →  July 29, 2015