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Analyst says 'short gamma' contributing to market volatility
trueVolatility in the U.S. equity market is being whipped up by traders who don't care what stocks are worth, according to an analyst at J.P. Morgan Chase.
High-frequency trading lawsuits dismissed against Barclays, exchanges
trueLawsuits against Barclays PLC and seven stock exchanges over claims that the exchanges and the bank’s dark pool favored high-frequency traders were dismissed Wednesday by a federal court judge.
Secondary market prices to fall in second half of 2015 — NYPPEX
truePrices for alternative investment fund limited partnership interests are expected to drop in the second half of this year — with secondary median bids declining about 3.5% to an average of 80.18% of net asset value — driven down by fewer exits and less distribution of capital back to investors, ...
S&P 500 gains most since 2011 to halt 6-day rout
trueU.S. stocks rallied the most since 2011, halting a six-day rout, as investors found some relief after the worst global equity rout in almost four years. Treasuries fell and the dollar rose.
Bond market relatively untouched by equity sell-off — S&P Dow Jones
trueBond markets around the world have survived the great fall of China relatively unscathed, despite the global equity sell-off of the last few days.
China cuts interest rates to stem stock market rout
trueChina fell back on its major levers to stem the biggest stock market rout since 1996 and a deepening slowdown, cutting interest rates for the fifth time since November and lowering the amount of cash banks must set aside.
Global markets jolt investors
trueA wave of selling gripped global markets Monday as the rout in all but the safest assets deepened.
U.S. stocks see biggest weekly drop since 2011
trueU.S. equity markets turned negative for the year on Friday as the Russell 3000 index dropped 2.9%, bringing the year-to-date return to -2.7%.
BofA: Managers lose confidence in emerging markets; China recession largest tail risk
trueMoney managers’ outlook on the global economy is weakening amid continued concerns over a Chinese recession, said Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s monthly fund manager survey.
Asian markets slide as China frees up yuan
trueAsian markets tumbled Wednesday as participants continued to digest Tuesday's surprise move by the People's Bank of China to loosen the ties binding the renminbi to the dollar in favor of a more market-driven approach to exchange rates.
High-return era ends for many big public pension funds
trueLarge public defined benefit pension plans in the U.S. saw only small investment gains during the year ended June 30, snapping a two-year streak of double-digit returns.
ITG names interim CEO
trueJarrett Lilien on Monday was named interim CEO of brokerage and financial markets technology provider Investment Technology Group.
Money managers don't see Bank of England rate hike until 2016
trueDespite an improvement in GDP growth in the U.K. for the three months ended June 30, a skittish set of data over the past few quarters and low inflation means money management executives still believe a hike in interest rates will not come until 2016.
Shanghai stocks shed another 1.7%
trueShanghai stocks lost another 1.7% Tuesday even as several of the region's bigger markets ended little changed.
Shanghai stocks resume plunge, tumbling 8.5%
trueShanghai stocks plunged 8.5% Monday, erasing most of the government-engineered gains of the past three weeks.