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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…]

China’s Xi pledges $20 billion in loans to revive Middle East

China’s Xi pledges $20 billion in loans to revive Middle East

Published 10/07/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday pledged a package of $20 billion in loans, and about $106 million in financial aid, to [more…]

Israel’s Together to sell cosmetics based on cannabis, Dead Sea…

Israel’s Together to sell cosmetics based on cannabis, Dead Sea…

Published 10/07/2018

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel’s Together Pharma said on Tuesday it will set up a new company with Premier Dead Sea to sell cosmetics based on [more…]

SocGen targets German growth with Commerzbank funds deal

SocGen targets German growth with Commerzbank funds deal

Published 03/07/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - Societe Generale (SOGN.PA) will buy Commerzbank’s (CBKG.DE) derivatives and asset management businesses in a move the French bank said will boost its [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…]

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…]

Italy must present Monte dei Paschi exit plan by 2019: CEO tells paper

Italy must present Monte dei Paschi exit plan by 2019: CEO tells paper

Published 21/05/2018

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy must present the European Commission with a plan for its exit from lender Monte dei Paschi (BMPS.MI) by 2019, Chief Executive [more…]

Australia central bank ‘a source of stability’ as banking scandal…

Australia central bank ‘a source of stability’ as banking scandal…

Published 15/05/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Damaging revelations of widespread misconduct in Australia’s banking sector could hurt house price growth and household spending, the country’s central bank said [more…]

Bank of America affirms gun pledge, hints at Remington loan exit

Bank of America affirms gun pledge, hints at Remington loan exit

Published 10/05/2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - Bank of America said on Thursday it was standing by its pledge to stop financing civilian assault weapons and suggested it [more…]

Euro zone lending picks up, money supply growth slows in March

Euro zone lending picks up, money supply growth slows in March

Published 30/04/2018

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Lending to euro zone households and companies accelerated in March while a broader indicator of money circulating in the currency bloc, which [more…]