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WireTap 1400 19/01/12

A round-up of the key stories across the specialist financial media, including news that the US intends to expand its investigation into insider trading following the charging of a fourth ring of hedge-fund traders.




U.S. vows to expand insider trading probe as fourth ring charged

The US government intends to continue its five-year investigation into insider trading as it charges a fourth ring of hedge-fund traders with insider trading.

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Commerzbank outlines capital plans

Commerzbank has revealed plans to strengthen its capital without state aid, saying it can surpass requirements imposed by the European Banking Authority.

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Brazil cuts interest rates further to 10.5%

Banco Central do Brasil has cut interest rates for the fourth time running as the government seeks to revive a stalling economy.

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BofA swings to black as mortgage woes ease a bit

Bank of America has swung back to profitability due to a lighter hit from mortgage-related matters than expected.

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China said to consider easing lending constraints, capital rules for banks

China is allowing the nation’s five largest banks to increase first-quarter lending and considering a plan to relax capital requirements.

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