Debt / Fixed Income Markets

Tencent says to step up investment overseas and in smart retail

Tencent says to step up investment overseas and in smart retail

Published 20/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings said it will step up its investment overseas and in industries such as “smart retail”, having already [more…]

UK’s Johnson: I need to lose weight but becoming vegan would cheese me off

UK’s Johnson: I need to lose weight but becoming vegan would cheese me off

Published 14/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he wants to lose weight in 2020, but will not do “Veganuary” - the popular practice [more…]

Chinese firms implemented $203 billion debt-to-equity swaps in 2019

Chinese firms implemented $203 billion debt-to-equity swaps in 2019

Published 13/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese firms implemented 1.4 trillion yuan ($203 billion) in debt-to-equity swaps and disposed of 2 trillion yuan in soured debt last year [more…]

Global stocks perch near record highs ahead of U.S.-China trade deal

Global stocks perch near record highs ahead of U.S.-China trade deal

Published 13/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - World stock markets ticked higher on Monday, hovering just below record levels ahead of the expected signing of a Phase 1 China-U.S. [more…]

Hong Kong applauds its financial prowess amid protests

Hong Kong applauds its financial prowess amid protests

Published 13/01/2020

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam and top finance officials praised the Chinese-ruled city’s resilience as a global financial hub on [more…]

UK regional airline Flybe in financing talks to survive: Sky News

UK regional airline Flybe in financing talks to survive: Sky News

Published 13/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Flybe, a regional British airline, is in talks to secure new financing to help it survive reported Sky News. When asked about [more…]

Philippine financial markets shut after volcano spews ash over Manila

Philippine financial markets shut after volcano spews ash over Manila

Published 13/01/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine financial markets were shut on Monday to ensure the safety of employees and traders after a volcano near Manila spewed huge [more…]

Bank of Italy ready to account for Popolare di Bari supervision: Visco to press

Bank of Italy ready to account for Popolare di Bari supervision: Visco to press

Published 23/12/2019

MILAN (Reuters) - The Bank of Italy “positively” fulfilled its supervision duties and is ready to account for its actions on failing lender Banca Popolare [more…]

The Yankees are coming! U.S. firms rush to euro debt markets

The Yankees are coming! U.S. firms rush to euro debt markets

Published 23/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - From Harley Davidson to Colgate-Palmolive, U.S. companies are flocking to borrow in euros and their record issuance is breathing life into a [more…]

D.E. Shaw’s Orienteer strategy posts double-digit returns this year

D.E. Shaw’s Orienteer strategy posts double-digit returns this year

Published 20/12/2019

BOSTON (Reuters) - D.E. Shaw’s Orienteer platform, the backbone of the $50 billion investment firm’s multi-asset class offerings, posted high double-digit returns this year, the [more…]