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EU Parliament votes to ban CDS speculation

BRUSSELS: The European Parliament voted Monday to stop investors from buying insurance for government debt if they don't own the underlying bond, as it seeks to fight financial speculation.


Insurance giant AIG's role in market crisis probed

WASHINGTON (AP) - Executives at the American International Group Inc. hid from its auditors the full range of risky practices at its financial products division even as losses mounted, according to documents obtained by a congressional panel examining Tuesday the chain of events that forced the U.S. government to bail out the conglomerate.


US regulator starts swaps market overhaul

WASHINGTON: The US futures regulator, in the rollout on Friday of its first new rules under the sweeping financial reform law, proposed to limit the control of banks and other firms in the clearinghouses that will soon manage most trade in risky swaps.


Malaysia most improved in bond risk as oil rises, 1MDB cuts debt

KUALA LUMPUR: A rally in oil helped cut Malaysia’s bond risk by the most among investment-grade nations as an embattled state-investment company sold assets to cut debt.


AIG discloses details on toxic securities that triggered rescue

NEW YORK: American International Group Inc. on Friday disclosed details of the toxic securities that helped trigger a massive taxpayer rescue of the giant insurer.


Ex-AIG VPs allege gender, age bias at swaps unit

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two former American International Group Inc female vice presidents have sued the insurer and its derivatives unit, saying they were fired after complaining about a


Key Senators in partial agreement on Wall Street reform

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Key U.S. senators reached a partial agreement on Wall Street reform on Tuesday, but disputes over some issues continued, and the Senate adjourned without casting votes on amendments as planned.