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Probe Of S&P 'Intensified' After US Downgrade: Lawyer


Floyd Abrams, the lead attorney for Standard & Poor's, told CNBC Tuesday that "the intensity of the investigation" into the agency's bond ratings "significantly increased" after S&P downgraded the U.S. government's credit rating in 2011.



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Allianz: 'The Bill Gross discussion has subsided'

Chief financial Officer of German insurer Allianz said bond fund manager Pimco, which has seen record outflows since star manager Bill Gross departed last year, is still "the strong bond house it used to be", even as outflows continued at a rate of $32 billion in the second quarter of this year.