China mulls further lowering barriers for refunding on ChiNext

Xinhua News Agency | Nov 8, 2019 at 2:09 PM

China’s top securities watchdog has started to solicit public opinion on revising related regulations on the refunding activities of firms listed on the ChiNext, China’s NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises.

Wall St set for subdued open as trade-fuelled rally pauses

Reuters | Nov 8, 2019 at 2:06 PM

Wall Street’s main indexes were set to open slightly lower on Friday after a record run this week that was fuelled by rising hopes of a U.S.-China trade truce and an upbeat corporate earnings season.

China’s securities regulator approves trading of new options

Xinhua News Agency | Nov 8, 2019 at 1:38 PM

Trading of the Hushen 300 ETF options will be launched on the Shanghai Stock Exchange and Shenzhen Stock Exchange, while that of the Hushen 300 stock index options will be launched on China Financial Futures Exchange.

Take Five: Flirting with zero

Financial Post | Nov 8, 2019 at 1:05 PM

Few people will be brave enough to call the end of the 30-year bond bullrun, but the idea that sub-zero borrowing costs may not be around forever is one people are increasingly willing to entertain.

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Take Five: Flirting with zero

Reuters | Nov 8, 2019 at 1:04 PM

Few people will be brave enough to call the end of the 30-year bond bullrun, but the idea that sub-zero borrowing costs may not be around forever is one people are increasingly willing to entertain.

Futures dip as trade worries resurface; Disney rises on results

Reuters | Nov 8, 2019 at 12:40 PM

U.S. stock index futures dipped on Friday as doubts about a trade deal between Washington and Beijing resurfaced, although strong results from Disney underscored a robust earnings season, a major driver behind Wall Street’s record rise.

German shares down 0.31 pct as trading starts

Xinhua News Agency | Nov 8, 2019 at 12:34 PM

German stocks were off to a shaky start on Friday, with the benchmark DAX index losing by 40.84 points, or 0.31 percent, opening at 13,248.62 points.