Credit and Corporate Debt

Shares knocked lower after new U.S. tariff threat on Chinese goods

Shares knocked lower after new U.S. tariff threat on Chinese goods

Published 17/09/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Stock markets headed south on Monday as investors took fright at news that Washington was set to announce a new round of [more…]

Loan market shrugs off prison financing protests

Loan market shrugs off prison financing protests

Published 27/07/2018

NEW YORK (LPC) - The U.S. leveraged loan market appeared to shrug off protests at the center of a national immigration debate that saw illegal [more…]

Markets jitter as founder of Italian ruling party urges euro…

Markets jitter as founder of Italian ruling party urges euro…

Published 27/07/2018

ROME (Reuters) - Italy should have a “plan B” to quit the euro zone with a referendum if economic conditions dictate, the founder of the [more…]

Bond yields rise worldwide on BoJ easing talk, stocks slip

Bond yields rise worldwide on BoJ easing talk, stocks slip

Published 23/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Signs that the Bank of Japan (BoJ) might scale back its monetary stimulus faster than expected sent tremors through bond markets on [more…]

Europe claws higher after China enters bear territory

Europe claws higher after China enters bear territory

Published 26/06/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Modest gains from Europe’s main bourses relieved nervy investors on Tuesday, after the latest escalation in an increasingly global trade storm pummeled [more…]

Banco BPM eyes bad-loan unit sale to speed up clean-up – sources

Banco BPM eyes bad-loan unit sale to speed up clean-up – sources

Published 04/06/2018

(This version of the story corrects end-March soured loan level to 20.5 percent (not 24.6 pct) in para. 10) MILAN (Reuters) - Italy’s third largest [more…]

Italian imbroglio splits hedge funds on bank bets

Italian imbroglio splits hedge funds on bank bets

Published 31/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Hedge funds are split on how to position billions of dollars in bets they have taken on Italian banks as the country’s [more…]

Italian concerns knock stocks, euro off early highs

Italian concerns knock stocks, euro off early highs

Published 28/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - European stocks gave up early gains and bond yields recovered from lows as early elections loomed in Italy after the anti-establishment 5-Star [more…]

Kenya moves to regulate fintech-fuelled lending craze

Kenya moves to regulate fintech-fuelled lending craze

Published 26/05/2018

(This May 25 story corrects first name of Capital Markets Authority CEO to Paul, not Peter, paragraph 29) By Maggie Fick and Omar Mohammed NAIROBI [more…]