Capital Markets

Costco, Not Amazon, Has the Lowest Prices: BMO | Investopedia

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) may be the king of e-commerce, but when it comes to the best prices and the speediest shipping, it's Costco Wholesale Corp. …

Amazon

SA places $2.5bn bonds in international capital markets amid high demand

Business (South Africa)

The new emerging markets? Report says green finance will become "core element of global capital markets"

Green finance is set to be the new emerging markets for investors, according to a report out today forecasting it will become “a core element of …

Economy

City vows to support European capital markets union

Influential City policymaker is determined to help unify Europe's capital markets<p>The City of London Corporation has promised to do its utmost to …

Brexit

Edtech CEOs Seek to Change the ‘Adversarial Narrative’ With Public School Teachers

Edtech Business<p>Edtech CEOs Seek to Change the ‘Adversarial Narrative’ With Public School Teachers<p>By Jenny Abamu     Sep 18, 2017<p>BMO Capital Markets …

Education Technology

Japan Exchange Report: Cloud Edging Out DLT for Capital Markets Needs

A new Japan Exchange Group report throws cold water on the idea that distributed ledger tech may soon make inroads in global capital markets.

Bitcoin

MLPs Hit Their Macros, See Gains

MLPs crept higher each day this week, before a 0.5% decline Friday limited weekly gains to 1.1%. MLPs have rallied 3 out of the last 4 weeks, and the …

Business

Treasury to release regulatory review of capital markets in October: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top Treasury Department official said on Monday the agency's review of regulations on capital markets and derivatives will …

Economic Data

BRIEF-Religare Enterprises says NCLT declined to stay infusion of 5 bln rupees in Religare Capital Markets

Sept 15 (Reuters) - Religare Enterprises Ltd RELG.NS<p>* NCLT declined to stay resolution passed by co's shareholders to infuse 5 billion rupees in …

Markets

ReinsurTech To Help Reinsurers Compete With Alternative Capital: S&P

Can ReinsurTech (reinsurance technology, the next buzzword after InsurTech) help reinsurers to compete with alternative capital providers and …

Business

U.S. Government Bonds Weaken After Geopolitical Tensions Ease

U.S. government bond prices fell ahead of a scheduled auction of $20 billion of 10-year notes.<p>The yield on the benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury note was recently at 2.167%, according to Tradeweb, compared with 2.125% on Monday. Yields rise as bond prices fall.<p>Tuesday's auction is expected to price …

Economy

Pound Hits One-Year High as Rate-Hike Odds Rise

The pound rose to a one-year high against the dollar after U.K. inflation accelerated more than forecast, boosting market expectations for an …

Economy

Big Data Experts See New Pastures In Private Equity, Unlisted Companies

The value that can be extracted from a growing wealth of data across boundless sectors is only just beginning to be grasped. If you look at search …

Big Data

Poloz is 'clearly willing to take risks': Rosenberg

One of the most influential voices on Bay Street is warning that even after raising its benchmark rate at two straight meetings, the Bank of Canada …

Economy

Canada's Alamos Gold to buy Richmont in a deal valued at C$905 mln

Sept 11 (Reuters) - Canada's Alamos Gold Inc AGI.TO AGI.N will buy smaller rival Richmont Mines Inc RIC.TO RIC.N in an all-stock deal valued at about …

Markets

Investors grab Sunnyvale building in Google area of interest

SUNNYVALE — Realty investors have grabbed a Sunnyvale office building that’s in the heart of an $800 million shopping spree for commercial real …

San Francisco Bay Area

WSJ City PM: Uncertain Brexit Path Drains Confidence, Fed's Fischer to Step Down, the Big Inflation Puzzle

Good afternoon from the WSJ City desks in London. WSJ City is the app that delivers fast, smart news on mobile for London. Download for iPhone or Android. Here's essential reading on today's developments.<p>MUST READS FROM WSJ CITY<p>With just over a year to go until the European Union’s deadline for …

Economy

Europe aims to elbow in on the UK's tech dominance as Euronext stock exchange expands its support programmes into Germany, Italy, Spain and Switzerland

Although the UK may still hold the crown as Europe's tech capital, stock exchange Euronext is aiming put continental tech businesses on the map as …

Italy

Big Data, Machine Learning and Capital Markets

Machine Learning

Newsweek hosts second AI and Data Science in Capital Markets event in New York City

Newsweek and International Business Times are proud to host the second AI and Data Science in Capital Markets event in New York City later this …

Big Data

Scotiabank, BMO boost profits on growth in Canadian banking

Resurgent growth in Canada is helping buoy banks' profits through a period of more modest expansion in key markets outside the country.<p>Bank of Nova Scotia and Bank of Montreal both earned more than expected in the fiscal third quarter, anchored by their core Canadian retail operations. The two …

Markets

UBS poaches Aidan Allen to reunite investment banking dream team

The boys are back in town. The Prodigal Son has returned. The band is back together.<p>However you want to describe it, there is little doubt that UBS …

Australian News

Toromont buying Caterpillar dealer Hewitt for $1.02 billion

Toromont Industries announced on Monday it's buying Hewitt Equipment Limited for almost $1.02 billion in cash and stock.<p>Hewitt is a Caterpillar …

Business (Canada)

RBC capital markets posts lower profit as fixed-income trading weighs on results

Royal Bank of Canada posted lower profit from capital markets during its third quarter, as lighter client activity in fixed-income trading weighed on the bank's results.<p>In the three months ended July 31, net income from capital markets declined 4 per cent to $611-million. The segment was dragged …

Markets

RBC leads Canadian lenders higher after FQ3 results, dividend hike

Excluding items, FQ3 net income of C$2.796B was up 5% Y/Y; EPS of C$1.85 gained 8%. Tier 1 capital ratio is 10.9%. The quarterly dividend is hiked 5% …

Business

Trump’s comments roil US capital markets

New York — Stocks on Wall Street fell, the dollar sagged and rates on Treasury debt slipped on Wednesday after US President Donald Trump’s threat to …

Economy

Consolidation In Capital Markets Conceals Coming Turbulence

Trump threatens to leave NAFTA, and shut down government unless Congress funds the Wall.<p>The dollar is mixed, but the Mexican peso is trading …

Economy

TD to hedge bets on Brexit with expansion at Dublin office

Toronto-Dominion Bank will begin building out a trading hub in Ireland that could form the core of its contingency plan for London-based staff left in limbo by Britain's looming Brexit.<p>The bank, which is Canada's largest by assets, announced plans for a modest expansion of an existing office in …

Brexit

UPDATE 1-Canada's RBC posts 5 percent increase in third-quarter earnings

* Q3 net income up 5 pct at C$2.8 billion<p>* EPS excluding one-off items C$1.89 vs f'cast C$1.87 (Adds details of divisional performance)<p>TORONTO, Aug …

Markets

Bank-owned dealers expecting to post soft quarterly financials

After a couple of strong quarters, Canada's big banks are expected to post declines in capital markets revenue in the fiscal third quarter.<p>Blame that on waning volatility over the past few months, which is expected to weigh on trading revenue, and a seasonal slowdown which often crops up this time …

Markets