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Betting the house: investors demand higher premiums for risky…

Betting the house: investors demand higher premiums for risky…

Published 18/06/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Investors in Australian mortgage bonds are demanding higher premiums to buy the riskiest tranches of new debt, as a slowing economy stokes [more…]

New round of U.S. tariffs a ‘modest’ hit for euro area: ECB

New round of U.S. tariffs a ‘modest’ hit for euro area: ECB

Published 24/04/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A new round of tariffs between the United States and its main partners would only cause a “modest decrease” in the pace [more…]

With eye on Deutsche-Commerzbank, EU sends too big to fail warning

With eye on Deutsche-Commerzbank, EU sends too big to fail warning

Published 21/03/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone banking watchdogs said banks planning mergers should make sure they could be wound down in a crisis, a warning likely [more…]

ECB papers over euro zone cracks with more bank loans

ECB papers over euro zone cracks with more bank loans

Published 08/03/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank’s fourth round of cheap long-term loans targeted at banks may steer euro zone lenders away from a cliff [more…]

ECB to appoint banking watchdog vice chair ‘in coming weeks’: Draghi

ECB to appoint banking watchdog vice chair ‘in coming weeks’: Draghi

Published 07/03/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank will appoint someone to become the euro zone’s second-most senior banking watchdog “in the coming weeks”, ECB President [more…]

Credit Suisse settles New York state RMBS lawsuit

Credit Suisse settles New York state RMBS lawsuit

Published 07/01/2019

ZURICH (Reuters) - Credit Suisse has settled a 2012 New York state lawsuit alleging misconduct over residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), with a source familiar with [more…]

Wells Fargo planning its first post-crisis mortgage bond: Bloomberg

Wells Fargo planning its first post-crisis mortgage bond: Bloomberg

Published 05/10/2018

(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co (WFC.N) is planning its first post-crisis offering of bonds tied to U.S. home loans without government backing, Bloomberg reported [more…]

ECB’s Draghi sees ‘muted’ impact to euro zone from Brexit

ECB’s Draghi sees ‘muted’ impact to euro zone from Brexit

Published 24/09/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Central Bank sees a muted impact from Brexit on the euro zone’s economy and financial markets, with the clearing of [more…]

Putnam stares down hedge funds on big shopping mall bet

Putnam stares down hedge funds on big shopping mall bet

Published 21/09/2018

BOSTON (Reuters) - Putnam Investments has placed a large, concentrated bet that struggling U.S. shopping malls can transform themselves even as key tenants shut stores [more…]

ECB should clarify pace of rate hikes when time comes: Coeure

ECB should clarify pace of rate hikes when time comes: Coeure

Published 17/09/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Central Bank should clarify the pace at which it intends to raise interest rates when the time for further policy [more…]