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Chinese regulator suspends circuit breakers

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China suspended its recently implemented circuit-breaker system Thursday, hours after trading in Chinese stocks was halted minutes into the session because of a plunge in prices.

Senior China regulator targeted in Beijing stock probe

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With the wild swings in the country's stock market showing no signs of abating, Beijing's attempt to put a lid on volatility has been ratcheted up a notch, with a senior official at the securities regulator tasked with propping up the stock market being placed under investigation on Wednesday.

EU mulls creation of tech regulator: Report

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The European Union is contemplating the creation of a regulatory body to oversee multiple tech platforms operating in the Old Continent, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

Nomura said to hold out on mortgage settlement

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Nomura Holdings Inc. is balking at following 16 other banks in settling a U.S. regulator’s allegations that Wall Street sold flawed mortgage securities during the housing boom, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.

FX scandal prompts tougher measures from FSB

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A panel of global regulators, responding to a manipulation scandal that’s shaken the financial industry, backed measures to make it harder for traders to exploit key benchmarks in the $5.3 trillion-a-day currency market.

BNP Paribas close to agreement with regulator

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BNP Paribas, seeking to settle claims it violated U.S. sanctions, is close to an agreement with New York state’s top banking regulator that would curtail some of its dollar-clearing operations for as long as a year, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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Chinese regulator suspends circuit breakers

China suspended its recently implemented circuit-breaker system Thursday, hours after trading in Chinese stocks was halted minutes into the session because of a plunge in prices.

China Flag

Senior China regulator targeted in Beijing stock probe

With the wild swings in the country's stock market showing no signs of abating, Beijing's attempt to put a lid on volatility has been ratcheted up a notch, with a senior official at the securities regulator tasked with propping up the stock market being placed under investigation on Wednesday.