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Bitcoin futures steal spotlight, momentum keeps pushing stocks up

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks climbed and equity volatility neared a record low on Monday as investors focused on signs of strong economic growth ahead of a slew of central bank rate decisions, while the launch of bitcoin futures fed the market's cryptocurrency obsession.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Bitcoin futures steal spotlight, momentum keeps pushing stocks up

LONDON, Dec 11 (Reuters) - World stocks climbed and equity volatility neared a record low on Monday as investors focused on signs of strong economic growth ahead of a slew of central bank rate decisions, while the launch of bitcoin futures fed the market's cryptocurrency obsession.

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UBS investment bank head wary on 2018 outlook

ZURICH (Reuters) - The head of Swiss bank UBS's investment banking business gave a cautious outlook for market conditions next year, with fees set to fall again and volatility staying low.

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UPDATE 2-Australia's IAG makes premium sharing arrangements to curb earnings volatility

* Company to share 12.5 pct of premiums and costs with reinsurers

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UPDATE 1-Australia's IAG makes premium sharing arrangements to curb earnings volatility

Dec 8 (Reuters) - Insurance Australia Group Ltd said on Friday that it had entered agreements to share its premiums with reinsurers Munich Re, Swiss Re and Hannover Re.

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BRIEF-Cboe Global Markets Reports November 2017 Trading Volume

* CBOE GLOBAL MARKETS INC - TRADING VOLUME IN CBOE VOLATILITY INDEX OPTIONS AT CBOE OPTIONS ON DECEMBER 1, REPORTED 3.1 MILLION CONTRACTS TRADED

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Qatar riyal stabilising in offshore market after c.bank pledge on dollar supply

DOHA, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Qatar's riyal is stabilising in offshore trade, recovering from several weeks of increasing volatility, after the central bank pledged to ensure liquidity in the foreign exchange market, commercial bankers said on Sunday.

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'VIX elephant' catches a lucky break as volatility spikes

NEW YORK, Dec 1 (Reuters) - An unnamed trader dubbed the "VIX elephant," who for months has been prepared for a stock market slump, capitalized on a short-lived spike in volatility on Friday to adjust a massive options hedge.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil pension reform worries weigh on stocks, currency

(Updates with final prices, details from Mexico) By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Brazil's stocks and currency fell on Wednesday, extending a recent trend of heightened volatility as traders seek new clues about the likelihood that Congress will approve a plan to streamline the social security system. Chief of Staff Eliseu Padilha said Brazil's government is unwilling to further water down the controversial bill, after repeatedly doing so in order to garner lawmaker

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EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil stocks, currency down on pension reform worries

By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Brazil's stocks and currency fell on Wednesday, extending a recent trend of heightened volatility as traders seek new clues about the odds that Congress will approve a plan to streamline the social security system. Presidential Chief of Staff Eliseu Padilha said the government is unwilling to further water down the controversial bill, after repeatedly doing so in order to garner lawmaker support. His remarks worried traders who fe

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Vanguard to offer its first active ETF lineup in U.S.

BOSTON (Reuters) - Vanguard Group Inc on Tuesday said it will offer six actively managed exchange traded funds aimed at giving investors exposure to specific factors like low volatility or liquidity,...

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BRIEF-Sabby Volatility Warrant Master Fund reports 7.92 pct passive stake in Senestech

* Sabby Volatility Warrant Master Fund reports 7.92 percent passive stake in Senestech as of November 17 - SEC filing‍​ Source text: (http://bit.ly/2jcuD51) Further company coverage:

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Bond trading conditions have not improved in fourth quarter -Goldman CFO

Nov 14 (Reuters) - Little volatility and light client activity have kept fixed-income markets lackluster in the fourth quarter, with no improvement from the beginning of the year, Goldman Sachs Group Inc Chief Financial Officer Marty Chavez said on Tuesday.

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CalPERS considers upping fixed-income investment, lowering volatility

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The California Public Employees’ Retirement System is considering more than doubling its investment in municipal bonds and other fixed-income assets while lowering volatility,...

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Volatility fails to scare investors in U.S. stock, bond funds: Lipper

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors endured jolts to both stocks and bonds, pouring even more cash into funds tracking both markets during the latest week, according to Lipper data released on Thursday.

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UPDATE 1-Volatility fails to scare investors in U.S. stock, bond funds -Lipper

(Adds details on ETFs and mutual funds, analyst quote, table, byline) By Trevor Hunnicutt NEW YORK, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Investors endured jolts to both stocks and bonds, pouring even more cash into funds tracking both markets during the latest week, according to Lipper data released on Thursday. U.S.-based stock funds pulled in $4.7 billion and taxable-bond funds attracted $3.7 billion during the week ended Oct. 25, according to the research service. Rates on U.S. government debt

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Light trading volume seen as black spot in banks' results

(Reuters) - Trading revenue was likely to be a black spot in U.S. banks' third quarter earnings, as volatility remained low, and investors have little hope the fourth quarter will be much better.

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Shorting volatility: Rising risks mean itchier trigger fingers

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A long stretch of low volatility for U.S. stocks has made betting on continued calm a popular and lucrative trade, but traders and strategists warn that risks to the trade have mounted, while the potential for profits has shrunk.

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Wall St Week Ahead-Shorting volatility: Rising risks mean itchier trigger fingers

NEW YORK, Sept 22 (Reuters) - A long stretch of low volatility for U.S. stocks has made betting on continued calm a popular and lucrative trade, but traders and strategists warn that risks to the trade have mounted, while the potential for profits has shrunk.

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UPDATE 2-Petra Diamonds restarts Tanzania mine, sticks to output target

* Company says Tanzania volatility could hit Williamson's value

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Citigroup sees third-quarter markets revenue down 15 percent vs year-earlier

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc third-quarter total markets revenue is running about 15 percent less than a year earlier when volatility was boosted by reactions to the Brexit vote and U.S. elections, Chief Financial Officer John Gerspach said on Monday at an investor conference.

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UPDATE 1-Citigroup sees 3Q markets revenue down 15 pct vs year-earlier

NEW YORK, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc third-quarter total markets revenue is running about 15 percent less than a year earlier when volatility was boosted by reactions to the Brexit vote and U.S. elections, Chief Financial Officer John Gerspach said on Monday at an investor conference.

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DRW to buy RGM in latest deal among high-speed trading firms

NEW YORK, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Proprietary trading firm DRW Holdings on Wednesday said it agreed to buy RGM Advisors, in the latest example of consolidation among high-frequency trading (HFT) firms, which have struggled remain profitable amid rising costs and low market volatility.

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In Asia financial markets, the fear indicators still send a buy signal

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian investors, wary that the region’s stock markets and currencies have run up too far too fast and wondering whether it is time to take some money off the table, are finding that their concerns are not being reflected in major gauges of volatility and fear.

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RPT-COLUMN-Banks relying on volatility resurgence to boost trading profits: McGeever

LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Q2 was another tough quarter for bond trading at the world's biggest banks, many of whom blame some of the lowest market volatility in a generation and can only wince at Q3 prospects given persistently low vol through July at least.

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Investors stick with macro funds, hope for volatility comeback

LONDON (Reuters) - Lack of volatility in financial markets that has hit 'macro' hedge funds in the first half of the year has not stopped some investors from betting that things could get bumpier in...

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UPDATE 2-Gundlach's DoubleLine purchased five-month put options on S&P 500

NEW YORK, July 27 (Reuters) - Jeffrey Gundlach's DoubleLine Capital purchased some five-month put options on the Standard & Poor's 500 Index a couple days ago as the CBOE Volatility Index fell to its lowest since December 1993.

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Seesawing Fate of Legendary Reflects the Film Industry’s Volatility

Once a Hollywood darling, a boutique studio has endured box office flops, and is dealing with the financial problems of its Chinese owner.

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Volatility plunge sends VIX index to 23-year low

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Strong earnings boosted U.S. stocks on Tuesday, driving the S&P 500 to a record high while also sending a popular options-based gauge of expected price volatility down to a more than 23-year low.

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Clouds forming over top fund managers' sunny investment calls

LONDON (Reuters) - Stock prices climbing ever high as interest rates and volatility plumb rock bottom: for some of the world's top asset managers, the investment outlook is as good as it gets.

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UPDATE 1-Pimco added U.S. Treasury securities this week -CIO Ivascyn

NEW YORK, July 14 (Reuters) - Bond firm Pacific Investment Management Co added longer-term U.S. Treasury securities to its portfolio this week and also sold some investments tied to volatility against the backdrop of stable economic growth and a slow-moving Federal Reserve, Dan Ivascyn, group chief investment officer, said on Friday.

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Nikkei edges up as markets ponder Yellen comments; tech shares rise

* Investors look to small caps when Nikkei volatility is low - analyst

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U.S. asset managers under-allocated to emerging markets despite outperformance

NEW YORK, July 11 (Reuters) - U.S.-based stock investors may have pumped fresh funds into emerging markets after their recent outperformance, but they remain under-allocated by a key measure, as a combination of "home bias" and lingering concern about volatility have restrained client interest.

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Liquidity, valuations in focus as ETF ownership of S&P500 surges - BofA-ML

LONDON, July 5 (Reuters) - Higher single-stock volatility, valuation distortions and liquidity concerns could grow due to the surge in popularity of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) which now account for more than a third of U.S. ownership of the S&P 500, Bank of America-Merrill Lynch (BofA-ML) said.

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UPDATE 1-CFTC fines U.S. cattle futures traders $5 million

CHICAGO, June 21 (Reuters) - U.S. futures regulators fined a Memphis trading firm and three associates $5 million on Wednesday for using a manipulative tactic in CME Group Inc's cattle futures, a market grappling with extreme volatility.

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Gundlach warns U.S. low-risk financial environment could change

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The lengthy low risk, low volatility environment should not be viewed as a "new paradigm," influential bond investor Jeffrey Gundlach said on a webcast on Tuesday.

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Anthem plans to leave Obamacare insurance market in Ohio in 2018

(Reuters) - Anthem Inc, one of the largest sellers of Obamacare individual health insurance, will exit most of the Ohio market next year because of volatility and uncertainty about whether the government will continue to provide subsidies aimed at making the plans affordable, it said on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 1-Anthem plans to leave Obamacare insurance market in Ohio in 2018

June 6 (Reuters) - Anthem Inc, one of the largest sellers of Obamacare individual health insurance, will exit most of the Ohio market next year because of volatility and uncertainty about whether the government will continue to provide subsidies aimed at making the plans affordable, it said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Golden Ocean Q1 net loss in line with forecasts, sees volatility

* Q1 earnings per share view $-0.17 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S

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Trump political risk to be muted until Fed joins in: James Saft

(Reuters) - Trump turmoil may not be enough - it will take an aggressive Federal Reserve to bring an end to the low volatility, rising stocks party.

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Volatility spike spells big 1-day gain for '50 cent' options trader

NEW YORK, May 18 (Reuters) - "50 cent," a mysterious U.S. equity option trader who has spent millions on a strategy that benefits from higher stock market volatility, notched the biggest one-day gain for the trade this year on Wednesday, according to Macro Risk Advisors.

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Trump turmoil could lead investors to reassess risk appetite

LONDON (Reuters) - The turmoil in Washington surrounding Donald Trump's presidency is rattling world markets, and the burst of volatility could force investors into a strategic or tactical rethink of how much risk they are happy to face.

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Be thankful for the return of volatility: James Saft

(Reuters) - Wednesday's bout of equity market volatility may be a blessing in disguise for long-term investors.

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INVESTMENT FOCUS-Economic reversal, not politics, will reignite market volatility

LONDON, May 12 (Reuters) - Financial market volatility has slumped to historic lows despite a world full of political and policy uncertainty, a phenomenon investors expect will remain until the business cycle turns and economic growth falters.

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DoubleLine's Gundlach: European, EM equities more attractive than U.S.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - European and emerging markets equities are more attractive than U.S. equities, and volatility in stock markets is "insanely low," influential investor and head of DoubleLine Capital Jeffrey Gundlach told Reuters on Wednesday.

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DoubleLine's Gundlach: European, EM equities more attractive than US

NEW YORK, May 10 (Reuters) - Jeffrey Gundlach, the chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, said on Wednesday that European and Emerging Markets equities are more attractive than U.S. equities, and that volatility in stock markets is "insanely low."

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S&P, Nasdaq hit record highs as volatility drops

(Reuters) - The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hit record intraday highs for the second day in a row on Tuesday as market volatility dropped to a decade low following Emmanuel Macron's victory in the French presidential election and strong U.S. corporate earnings.

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US STOCKS-S&P, Nasdaq hit record highs as volatility drops

* Indexes up: Dow 0.1 pct, S&P 0.11 pct, Nasdaq 0.19pct (Updates to open)

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Reflation trades back on as stock volatility is crushed

LONDON, May 9 (Reuters) - European stocks and bond yields rose on Tuesday, boosted by historically low stock market volatility, continuing relief from this weekend's French presidential election and solid corporate earnings.

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BRIEF-Metlife began restructuring derivative hedges

* Metlife - during Q1, began restructuring some derivative hedges to partially stabilize volatility from nonqualified interest rate derivatives

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Trump’s Volatility in Asia Distresses a Longtime U.S. Ally: Australia

Some in Australia worry about the risk of being drawn into a conflict that forces it to side with either the United States, its military ally, or China, its biggest trading partner.

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UPDATE 2-Mexico's Alfa Q1 net profit up 22 pct, below expectations

MEXICO CITY, April 24 (Reuters) - Mexican conglomerate Alfa posted a 22 percent rise in its first-quarter net profit on Monday, falling short of market expectations during a period of high volatility for the peso currency at the start of Donald Trump's administration.

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France begins voting in presidential election

French voters go to the polls Sunday after a presidential election campaign that was notable for its volatility and overshadowed in its final days by a terror attack on police in Paris.

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Miners, oil drag European shares to 2-week low; volatility jumps

* Miners, oil stocks biggest fallers (Recasts, adds quotes and detail, updates prices)

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Dialog Semi slump, banks weigh on European shares; volatility up

* Autogrill rallies as spin-off move fuels M&A chatter (Adds details, closing prices)

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Weak crude oil stunts U.S. energy IPOs, boosts outlook for M&A

LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The stream of U.S. energy companies going public at the start of 2017 has dried up on concerns over the future direction of oil prices, but private buyers seeking mergers and acquisitions are ready to take advantage of the volatility to secure cheap deals.

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Nedbank in "good shape" to deal with South Africa credit downgrade

JOHANNESBURG, April 4 (Reuters) - South Africa's No.4 bank by value Nedbank said on Tuesday it was in good shape and well-prepared to deal with the volatility and pressure of sovereign rating downgrades.

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Rule volatility as Brexit countdown unsettles sterling

LONDON (Reuters) - While banks warn Britain's European Union divorce could drive the pound below $1.20, their option traders have cut the cost of insuring against further falls in the two years it has left inside the bloc.

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Hospital, Medicaid insurer shares set for volatility as health vote nears

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The slumping U.S. healthcare stocks at the center of efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act are expected to stay volatile as Republican legislation heads into a vote on Thursday that could signal how protracted their battle to repeal the law will be.

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The perils of investing with your politics: James Saft

(Reuters) - In investing, it seems, the wages of following your political bias is higher volatility without higher returns.

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Trading firm Virtu Financial makes bid for rival KCG -WSJ

March 15 (Reuters) - Virtu Financial Inc has made a bid to buy rival trading firm KCG Holdings Inc that could help Virtu bolster its businesses that have been struggling with reduced market volatility, the Wall Street Journal reported.

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Political noise? Markets don't care - it's all about growth

LONDON (Reuters) - One of the biggest mysteries in global markets so far in the Trump era is the historically low level of volatility that has prevailed despite all the turmoil and uncertainty that analysts warned his victory would unleash.

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BRIEF-Exxon Mobil CEO says oil markets 'more balanced,' but still sees uncertainty

* Chief Executive Darren Woods says continues to expect volatility in oil markets for near term

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Volatility, inflation risk are compelling investments in '17: Pimco

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Risks of both rising stock market volatility and inflation coupled with substantial underpricing on both fronts make both areas compelling investments for 2017, Pacific...

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Hedging demand perks up even as volatility craters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Soaring U.S. share prices and plunging market volatility measures may paint a picture of optimism, but there are signs in the equity options market that investors have started to question how long this goldilocks period can last.

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Volatility swoon opens up options market opportunities

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Whether you believe the rally in U.S. stocks has run out of steam or expect shares to soar on to new highs, the recent slump in stock market volatility has opened up big opportunities for traders in the options market.

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Siemens sees high volatility, deferred projects in energy market

MUNICH, Germany, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Top European engineering group Siemens is seeing high volatility and caution in power-generation markets due to political uncertainty, it said after reporting a 40 percent drop in quarterly orders in its Power and Gas division.

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REFILE-Gold becomes one of investors' favorite safe havens with Trump uncertainty

NEW YORK, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Some of Wall Street's largest fund managers have taken a contrarian bet on gold, wagering that U.S. President Donald Trump's governing style and upcoming elections in Europe will combine to create more stock market volatility and boost the prices of a metal long seen as a safe haven.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil real weakens on prospects of cenbank intervention

SAO PAULO, Jan 31 (Reuters) - The Brazilian real weakened on Tuesday after the central bank hinted it could allow some of the currency swaps due in March to expire. The central bank currently holds $26.6 billion reais worth of currency swaps, which function like dollar sales to investors for future delivery, down from over $100 billion by late 2015. It halted the reduction of the outstanding swaps after the surprise election victory of Donald Trump triggered market volatility. On Tue

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Short sellers giving up on Twitter trade

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Short sellers have been closing their bets against Twitter Inc so far in 2017, possibly frustrated by a lack of volatility in the social network's stock price.

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DERIVATIVES-VIX shorts hit new record

LONDON, Jan 30 (IFR) - Net short positioning in the CBOE's VIX volatility index futures has hit record highs, despite Wall Street's "fear gauge" marking its lowest close for three years as it ended Friday's session at 10.58.

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BRIEF-Fitch - Japan mega banks face challenges from unconventional policies

* Japan's mega banks face challenges from unconventional policies, market volatility

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Fitch: Japan's Mega Banks Face Challenges from Unconventional Policies, Market Volatility

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: 2017 Outlook: Japanese "Mega" Banks https://www.fitchratings.com/site/re/893524 TOKYO, January 26 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings' negative sector and rating outlooks for Japanese "mega" banks reflect our expectation that the operating environment for the Japanese banks will continue to be challenging - with GDP growth below 1%, a low inflation rate despite the introduction of a negative policy interest rate in

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BRIEF-Wipro exec says volatility in oil prices created uncertainty in E&U business

* Wipro Ltd exec says volatility in oil prices has created uncertainty in the E&U business

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IG Group H1 pretax profit up on higher activity in volatile mkts

Jan 24 (Reuters) - IG Group Holdings Plc, a British online trading company, reported a 7 percent rise in first-half pretax profit on higher trading activity amid market volatility leading up to Britain's vote to leave the European Union and the U.S. presidential election.

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Argentina avoids Trump uncertainty with bond sale, finmin tells paper

BUENOS AIRES, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Argentina shielded itself from potential market volatility after the election of U.S. President Donald Trump by selling a more-than-expected $7 billion in bonds on...

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RPT-COLUMN-Volatility and its various meanings in the oil market: Kemp

LONDON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - "We are entering a period of much more volatility in the (oil) market", the head of the International Energy Agency warned on Sunday.

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COLUMN-Volatility and its various meanings in the oil market: Kemp

LONDON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - "We are entering a period of much more volatility in the (oil) market", the head of the International Energy Agency warned on Sunday.

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VTB says helped Rosneft manage forex ops for share sale - Interfax

MOSCOW, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Russian state-owned lender VTB helped in the privatisation of a 19.5 percent stake in oil firm Rosneft by ensuring foreign currency operations were carried out without causing market volatility, Interfax news agency quoted a VTB executive as saying.

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REFILE-CLSA sees scratchy start for Hong Kong stocks in the Year of the Rooster

HONG KONG, Jan 18 (Reuters) - The Year of the Rooster will bring some peckish volatility to the Hong Kong stock market, but its main index will eventually gain ground before peaking sometime midway through 2017, brokerage CLSA said on Wednesday.

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CLSA sees scratchy start for Hong Kong stocks in the Year of the Rooster

HONG KONG, Jan 18 (Reuters) - The Year of the Rooster will bring some peckish volatility to the Hong Kong stock market, but its main index will eventually gain ground before peaking sometime midway through 2017, brokerage CLSA said on Wednesday.

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Singapore to prop up Southeast Asia's muted IPO market in 2017

KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Singapore is set to be 2017's hottest spot for initial public offerings (IPOs) in tropical Southeast Asia with sales of stakes in business and real estate trusts, while currency volatility and weak investor sentiment curb deals elsewhere in the region.

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Oil prices will be much more volatile in 2017: IEA

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Global oil prices will witness "much more volatility" in 2017 even though markets may rebalance in the first half of the year if output cuts pledged by producers are implemented, the head of the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Sunday.

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COLUMN-Volatility and cyclicality in oil prices - will this time be different? Kemp

LONDON, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Extreme volatility and strong cyclicality have been the defining characteristics of oil prices and the industry since the first modern oil well was drilled in Pennsylvania in 1859.

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Fitch: 4Q US Bank Earnings to be Mixed, Volatility Lifts Trading

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) NEW YORK, January 10 (Fitch) Fitch expects large U.S. banks' 4Q16 results will be mixed. Large trading banks' earnings likely benefited from election-related market volatility; however, overall loan growth likely remained muted during the quarter. The Federal Reserve's decision to increase short-term rates 25bps came late in the quarter, such that net interest margins did not likely benefit. Fitch expects credit trends remained fai

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Thai c.bank has FX buffers to handle volatility - governor

LONDON, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Thailand has enough foreign exchange reserves to handle market volatility if it flares up again this year, the head of the country's central bank said on Tuesday.

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CORRECTED-ANALYSIS-A volatile calm - the paradox of 2016 financial markets

LONDON, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Traditional measures of volatility at historic lows and Wall Street stocks at new record highs went hand-in-hand in 2016 with traders fretting about bouts of wild...

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European shares dip but Italy outperforms despite Monte Paschi volatility

LONDON, Dec 22 (Reuters) - European shares edged lower on Thursday, dropping further from their highest levels of the year, though Italian blue-chips outperformed as they shrugged off uncertainty...

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A volatile calm - the paradox of 2016 financial markets

LONDON (Reuters) - Traditional measures of volatility at historic lows and Wall Street stocks at new record highs went hand-in-hand in 2016 with traders fretting about bouts of wild stock-price swings and currency flash-crashes.

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ANALYSIS-A volatile calm - the paradox of 2016 financial markets

LONDON, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Traditional measures of volatility at historic lows and Wall Street stocks at new record highs went hand-in-hand in 2016 with traders fretting about bouts of wild...

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Sealand Sec accepts responsibility for forged bond agreements

SHANGHAI, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Sealand Securities Co Ltd said on Wednesday it will take responsibility for forged bond agreements which threatened to trigger volatility in the market, after previously blaming two of its employees.

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Sealand Sec says China's regulator has started inspection of its bond business

SHANGHAI, Dec 20 (Reuters) - China's securities regulator has started an inspection into the bond-related business of Sealand Securities, the company said on Tuesday, the latest scandal that threatens to trigger further volatility in the country's debt market.

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China to rein in property bubbles, damp price volatility -Xinhua

BEIJING, Dec 16 (Reuters) - China will restrain property bubbles and prevent price volatility, the Central Economic Work Conference said on Friday, the official Xinhua news agency said in a post on Weibo, the country's equivalent of social network Twitter.

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Nissan CEO says must be modest in forecasting forex rates

YOKOHAMA, Japan (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn said on Friday that he expected volatility in currency, oil and materials prices in 2017, and that his company must be modest in forecasting foreign-exchange rates.

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Market 'paradigm shift' may be under way, but more volatility likely: BIS

LONDON (Reuters) - Financial markets have been remarkably resilient to rising bond yields and sudden shift in outlook following last month's shock U.S. election result, but the sheer scale of uncertainties ahead means the adjustment will be "bumpy", the BIS said on Sunday.

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Market "paradigm shift" may be under way, but more volatility likely -BIS

LONDON, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Financial markets have been remarkably resilient to rising bond yields and sudden shift in outlook following last month's shock U.S. election result, but the sheer scale of uncertainties ahead means the adjustment will be "bumpy", the BIS said on Sunday.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares edge down, euro steadies after ECB-driven volatility

TOKYO/SYDNEY, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Asian shares edged down on Friday but were on track for weekly gains, while the euro became more settled after the volatility seen in the wake of the European Central...

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Brazil's Anbima says hedging crucial to lure foreign capital

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The issue of designing effective instruments that protect long-term foreign investors from bouts of currency volatility in Brazil is crucial to helping lure capital for...

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Fitch: Turkish Bank Outlook Negative Amid Macro, Political Risks

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: 2017 Outlook: Turkish Banks https://www.fitchratings.com/site/re/890810 LONDON, December 07 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has revised the Turkish bank sector Outlook for 2017 to Negative from Stable. We expect heightened risks to political stability and the operating environment to put pressure on bank credit fundamentals and increase the potential for further currency and interest-rate volatility. High levels

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FOREX-Euro steady near 3-week high, big bets on market volatility

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2016 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Updates after start of European trading)