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→  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 […]

→  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 […]

→  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. […]

→  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 […]