SE Asia Stocks-Rise with Asia; Singapore leads gain at near 2-month high + MORE

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] UPDATE 1-Britain's pro-EU campaign opens with warning: Don't turn your back on world – reuters.com LONDON, Oct 12 (Reuters) – British pro-Europeans on Monday launched their campaign to keep their country inside the European Union, cautioning that turning away from the world’s biggest economic bloc would hurt jobs and torpedo London’s global financial clout. […]

Fitch: Thai Default Highlights Risks to Banks, But They Remain Resilient

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Fitch: Thai Default Highlights Risks to Banks, But They Remain Resilient – reuters.com (The following statement was released by the rating agency) BANGKOK, October 12 (Fitch) The largest Thai corporate default since the aftermath of the 1997 financial crisis will lead to more non-performing loans (NPLs) in the Thai banking system and reflects risks […]

Hedge funds posted 4th month of declines in September -HFR data

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Hedge funds posted 4th month of declines in September -HFR data – reuters.com BOSTON, Oct 7 (Reuters) – BOSTON, Oct 7 (Reuters) – Hedge funds are down 1.35 percent this year after a fourth straight month of losses in September, which marks the longest consecutive period of declines since the financial crisis, data released […]

Tuesday: Trade Deficit

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Tuesday: Trade Deficit – feedburner.com Tuesday:• At 8:30 AM ET, Trade Balance report for August from the Census Bureau. The consensus is for the U.S. trade deficit to be at $48.6 billion in August from $41.9 billion in July.From Binyamin Appelbaum at the NY Times: Ben Bernanke, in Book, Blames Congress for Lagging Fiscal […]

RPT-U.S. hedge funds brace for worst year since financial crisis + MORE

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] UK Osborne promises to fund infrastructure, poaches rival's policy – reuters.com MANCHESTER, England, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Finance minister George Osborne will launch a programme on Monday to spur infrastructure investment in Britain, poaching the policy from the left-wing opposition to stake the government’s claim to the centre ground. Continue Reading On reuters.com » […]

UPDATE 1-U.S. a long way from 'macroprudential' safeguards -Fed's Dudley

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] UPDATE 1-U.S. a long way from 'macroprudential' safeguards -Fed's Dudley – reuters.com BOSTON, Oct 3 (Reuters) – The United States is a long way from putting in place rules that will protect the financial system and the economy from broad risks, due in part to regulatory structure and to the difficulties of predicting the […]

TABLE-India govt's surplus cash with RBI for auction was 451.82 bln rupees on Sept 28 + MORE

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] TABLE-India govt's surplus cash with RBI for auction was 451.82 bln rupees on Sept 28 – reuters.com Sept 29 (Reuters) – GOVT SURPLUS CASH BALANCE AS ON DATE FOR AUCTION (bln rupees) 451.82 28/09 451.82 24/09 470.87 23/09 470.87 22/09 420.12 21/09 420.12 18/09 60.97 16/09 9.14 15/09 27.54 14/09 — 11/09 — 10/09 […]