Credit and Corporate Debt

Betting on Asia’s debt, Europe’s hunt for yield heads east

Betting on Asia’s debt, Europe’s hunt for yield heads east

Published 01/09/2020

SINGAPORE/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Low yields at home are sending some previously shy European investors into Asia’s credit markets, money managers say, lured by the promise [more…]

Brazil’s fiscal fragility stokes funding fears, despite record low rates

Brazil’s fiscal fragility stokes funding fears, despite record low rates

Published 01/09/2020

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s official interest rates and the average cost of servicing its public debt have never been lower, but investors are becoming worried [more…]

Stocks dip on lukewarm data- oil falls

Stocks dip on lukewarm data- oil falls

Published 14/08/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks fell on Friday as data out of China, the euro zone and the United States put a lid on expectations [more…]

Global shares climb as China industrial data offers hope for coronavirus recovery

Global shares climb as China industrial data offers hope for coronavirus recovery

Published 10/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - European shares rose on Monday as industrial activity in China gained strength, another sign of recovery from the coronavirus pandemic that added [more…]

Gold roars to record high, dollar dives again

Gold roars to record high, dollar dives again

Published 27/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Gold soared to an all-time high on worsening ties between the United States and China, a sinking dollar and ultra-low interest rates [more…]

Euro zone companies tapped bank credit in June even as economy reopened

Euro zone companies tapped bank credit in June even as economy reopened

Published 27/07/2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Euro zone companies continued to tap bank credit at a brisk pace in June even as the economy reopened after three months [more…]

German parliamentary committee to discuss Wirecard scandal next week: lawmaker

German parliamentary committee to discuss Wirecard scandal next week: lawmaker

Published 20/07/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German parliament’s financial committee will hold an extraordinary meeting on the Wirecard (WDIG.DE) scandal on Wednesday next week and Finance Minister [more…]

Euro, euro zone bond markets hold out hope for recovery fund, stocks cautious

Euro, euro zone bond markets hold out hope for recovery fund, stocks cautious

Published 20/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro and euro zone bond markets held out hope European Union leaders would strike a deal on a recovery fund for [more…]

World shares rally to four-week highs as investors bet on China revival

World shares rally to four-week highs as investors bet on China revival

Published 06/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Global stock markets rallied to four-week highs on Monday as investors counted on a revival in Chinese activity to boost global growth, [more…]

Saudi central bank governor calls for more lending from commercial banks

Saudi central bank governor calls for more lending from commercial banks

Published 30/06/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s central bank governor said it was encouraging commercial banks to lend more to sustain businesses during the coronavirus crisis. Saudi [more…]