Zero-fee trading helps Citadel Securities cash in on retail boom

Citadel Securities and its majority owner Ken Griffin are among the big winners from a boom in retail investing, cashing in on the zero-fee trading that has lured huge numbers of first-time investors to the US stock market. Chicago-based Citadel Securities accounts for 40 of every 100 shares traded by individual investors in the US, […]

Coronavirus fight helps lift global equity funds

Global equity funds notched their second straight week of inflows after suffering from a string of outflows, as nascent signs emerged that the spread of coronavirus was being curtailed in parts of the US and Europe. The shift by investors has helped support an intense...

Malaria Drug Helps Virus Patients Improve, in Small Study

Among health officials who declined to endorse the drugs, and who called for clinical trials, were some members of the president’s coronavirus task force — including Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and Dr....

‘Nationalisation’ of bond markets helps calm nerves

A fragile sense of calm returned to financial markets on Tuesday following the Federal Reserve’s dramatic intervention a day earlier, with a flurry of big companies taking the opportunity to sell bonds. But investors said they had little confidence that the radical...