Fed Keeps Interest Rates Unchanged; Signals No More Increases Likely This Year

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Fed Keeps Interest Rates Unchanged; Signals No More Increases Likely This Year – The Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Federal Reserve officials indicated Wednesday they are unlikely to raise interest rates this year and may be nearly finished with the series of increases they began more than three years ago now that US economic growth is slowing.

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Who Are the Potential Buyers of Refinitiv?

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Who Are the Potential Buyers of Refinitiv? – Profit & Loss

In October 2018 a consortium, led by the private equity firm Blackstone, concluded a deal to acquire 55% of the equity in Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk business, now rebranded as Refinitiv. No one in the market is under the illusion that Blackstone intends to maintain its ownership of Refinitiv, least of all the staff who work there.

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A Waste of Two Years’ – City Reacts to Crushing Defeat of May’s Brexit Deal

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A Waste of Two Years’ – City Reacts to Crushing Defeat of May’s Brexit Deal – Financial News

Reaction from UK finance as Theresa May fails to get her Brexit deal across the line at the second attempt.

FIA Warns of Increased Market Fragmentation Caused By Regulation – FIA

FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken has released a white paper that expresses FIA’s concerns about increased fragmentation of the global listed and cleared derivatives markets due to inconsistent and duplicative regulatory frameworks.

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