from Breakingviews:

Hong Kong stock boomlet tests China’s capital dam

April 9, 2015

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Chief Executive Charles Li speaks in front of the logo of HKEx in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Chief Executive Charles Li speaks in front of the logo of HKEx in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

from Ross Kerber:

Insight – Dollar bulls back off amid concern Fed will delay hike

April 9, 2015

BOSTON (Reuters) - Some of the biggest dollar bulls in the global bond fund sector have reversed course in recent weeks, cutting exposure to the greenback amid concern the U.S. Federal Reserve will delay a widely-anticipated interest rate hike.

from The Great Debate:

By condemning nuclear deal, Netanyahu prioritizes his own personal fortune

By Noga Tarnopolsky
April 9, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu acknowledges applause at the end of his speech to joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) acknowledges applause at the end of his speech to a joint meeting of Congress in the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 3, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

from Alison Frankel:

Arab Bank judge sets low causation bar for Anti-Terrorism claims

By Alison Frankel
April 8, 2015

(Reuters) - The Anti-Terrorism Act - which grafts civil remedies onto criminal statutes aimed at international attacks by militant groups - is confusing. As U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan of Brooklyn explained Wednesday in an opinion upholding a jury verdict of liability under the ATA against Jordan-based Arab Bank, the civil provisions "are derived from a complicated series of incorporations by reference" from the criminal laws - not, in other words, the easiest statutory texts for judges to interpret.

from James Saft:

Living with low economic growth

April 8, 2015

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors worried about the International Monetary Fund’s prediction of an extended era of lousy economic growth should probably relax and take a deep breath.

from Breakingviews:

Shell could win from bold $70 bln swoop on BG

April 8, 2015

A vintage Shell fuel pump is displayed at the Iowa 80 trucking museum in Walcott, Iowa

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own. 

from Data Dive:

FedEx adds insult to injury for UPS

April 8, 2015

 In a world that promises imminent drone deliveries of everything from tacos to disaster relief supplies, shipping services are in high demand.

from India Insight:

Repo cut of 25-50 bps likely by September – Shubhada Rao of Yes Bank

By Reuters Staff
April 8, 2015

The Reserve Bank of India kept interest rates unchanged in its bi-monthly review on Tuesday, waiting to assess inflationary pressures and giving banks time to reflect on the central bank’s previous cuts in lending rates.

from Reuters FYI:

A watery loophole

April 8, 2015

 

A visitor walks near the receding waters at Folsom Lake, which is 17 percent of its capacity, in Folsom, California January 22, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

A visitor walks near the receding waters at Folsom Lake, which is 17 percent of its capacity, in Folsom, California January 22, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith