Australia shares hit 10-week high as ECB stimulus pleases investors

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 00:41
SYDNEY, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Australian shares jumped to a 10-week high on Friday as investors cheered a larger than expected economic stimulus package from the European Central Bank, which added to...
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SE Asia Stocks - Up on ECB stimulus; Indonesia at record high

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 00:24
BANGKOK, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Friday as a larger-than-expected bond buying decision of the European Central Bank lifted sentiment in risk assets, and helped...
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Obama's top economic adviser seeks tighter broker regulations -Bloomberg

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 00:14
Jan 23 (Reuters) - A top economic adviser of U.S. President Barack Obama has called for tighter regulations on Wall Street brokers, saying abusive trading practices were costing billions of dollars...
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Winklevoss twins aim to take Bitcoin mainstream with a regulated exchange - NYT

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 00:06
Jan 23 (Reuters) - Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are trying to firm up support by creating the first regulated Bitcoin exchange in the United States, dubbing it the "Nasdaq of Bitcoin", the New York...
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China, Hong Kong stocks extend gains on policy optimism

Real Estate News - Thu, 2015-01-22 23:56
SHANGHAI, Jan 23 (Reuters) - China and Hong Kong shares were firmer by midday on Friday, propped up by rising expectations the Chinese central bank will move to ease liquidity to support the flagging...
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China money rates rise in week, but gains capped by injections

Real Estate News - Thu, 2015-01-22 23:46
By Lu Jianxin and Pete Sweeney SHANGHAI, Jan 23 (Reuters) - China's money rates rose this week, driven by seasonal demand including calls ahead of a long holiday, but cash injections by China's...
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China's bad debt ratio rises to five-year high in 2014

Real Estate News - Thu, 2015-01-22 22:21
BEIJING, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The bad debt ratio of Chinese banks climbed to 1.6 percent as of the end of 2014, government data showed on Friday, a level not seen since the global financial crisis and...
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Australia shares hit 10-week high, ECB stimulus buoys demand

Real Estate News - Thu, 2015-01-22 21:27
* Saudi king death may mean oil rout reprieve (Adds analysis, quotes, stocks on the move)
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S.Korean shares climb to 4-week high on ECB stimulus; won firmer

Real Estate News - Thu, 2015-01-22 21:26
* Equities rally as ECB embarks on massive bond-buying programme * Won firmer as dollar strength offset by foreign capital inflows By Joonhee Yu SEOUL, Jan 23 (Reuters) - South Korean shares powered...
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UPDATE 1-Analyst-turned-fund manager basks in Xiaomi glow

Real Estate News - Thu, 2015-01-22 21:13
HONG KONG, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Richard Ji, whose little-known fund was the biggest investor in leading Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc's $1.1 billion fundraising last month, is a numbers man...
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COLUMN-Global aluminium production; the sound of one hand clapping: Andy Home

Real Estate News - Thu, 2015-01-22 20:00
LONDON, Jan 22 (Reuters) - What is the sound of one hand clapping?
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UPDATE 2-JPMorgan's Dimon gets cash bonus, total pay unchanged

Real Estate News - Thu, 2015-01-22 19:24
* 2014 pay includes $11.1 mln in restricted stock (Adds background)
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Japan to study impact of falling interest rates on mortgage lenders-sources

Real Estate News - Thu, 2015-01-22 18:29
TOKYO, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Japan's financial regulators are set to investigate the financial soundness of banks' mortgage operations as a further decline in interest rates threatens to squeeze...
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Young economist stands out with maverick Bank of Canada rate call

Real Estate News - Thu, 2015-01-22 18:20
TORONTO, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Thomas Costerg went out on a limb this week.
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UPDATE 1-U.S. judge throws out insider trading guilty pleas over IBM deal

Real Estate News - Thu, 2015-01-22 18:16
NEW YORK, Jan 22 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday threw out the guilty pleas of four men accused of illegally dealing in shares ahead of an IBM Corp acquisition, the first decision in response to...
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UPDATE 1-E*Trade Financial 4th-qtr profit falls nearly 30 pct

Real Estate News - Thu, 2015-01-22 18:15
Jan 22 (Reuters) - Discount brokerage E*Trade Financial Corp's fourth-quarter 2014 profit fell 29.3 percent as it booked a pretax loss of $59 million on retiring corporate debt.
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UPDATE 1-U.S.-based stock funds post $5.9 bln outflows in week-Lipper

Real Estate News - Thu, 2015-01-22 17:55
(Adds analyst comment, context, byline, table) By Luciana Lopez NEW YORK, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Investors in U.S.-based funds pulled $5.9 billion out of stock funds in the week ended Jan. 21, shying...
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UPDATE 4-Canada's RBC targets U.S. wealthy with $5.4 bln City Nat'l deal

Real Estate News - Thu, 2015-01-22 17:52
TORONTO, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Canada is pushing deeper into the U.S. wealth management business, saying on Thursday it will buy Los Angeles-based City National Corp for $5.4 billion in a...
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UPDATE 8-N.Y. state Assembly speaker charged with fraud in corruption probe

Real Estate News - Thu, 2015-01-22 17:47
NEW YORK, Jan 22 (Reuters) - New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, one of the state's most powerful politicians for more than two decades, was charged on Thursday with pocketing $4 million from...
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UPDATE 1-JPMorgan's Dimon got no hike in 2014, was paid cash bonus

Real Estate News - Thu, 2015-01-22 17:33
Jan 22 (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co's Jamie Dimon's compensation in 2014 stayed unchanged at $20 million, but the chief executive officer got a cash bonus, something he was not awarded in 2013.
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