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  1. Business - Money - DEBT

    Global bond record in sight as sales near US$4tr

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 05:36am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in New York Global corporate debt issuance defies forecasts higher borrowing costs would curb offerings as Fed pulls back from unprecedented stimulus Bond record in sight ... companies have fuelled debt sales worldwide of US$3.8 trillion this year, which is about US$174 billion away from the peak in 2012 and on pace to exceed $4 trillion for the first time, data showed. ...

  2. Business - Companies - FUNDRAISING

    Jack Ma tests China concerns with Alibaba bond issue

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 06:07am by Bloomberg

    ... director and head of Asia-Pacific debt capital markets at Barclays, the fourth-biggest arranger of bonds in the US. "They should be able to attract many first-time investors into China credit ... international investors become more familiar with their offerings, Pratt said. The mainland e-commerce giant was planning the note to refinance existing debt, a company spokesman said on Tuesday. ...

  3. Property - International - PROPERTY

    Singapore October home sales surge 18 per cent on new projects

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 05:23am by Bloomberg

    ... of the strictest measures implemented in 2013, including capping debt at 60 per cent of a borrower's income, higher stamp duties on home purchases and an increase in real estate taxes. Home prices ... was the slowest pace since May 2007, data from the Monetary Authority of Singapore showed. Under the current loan framework, mortgages shouldn't push a borrower's total debt-servicing ratio ...

  4. Business - Money - TRADING

    Automated trading in Treasury bond market ushers in new era of volatility

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 04:05am by Bloomberg

    ... for governments, firms and consumers worldwide. When the day began on October 15, an unprecedented number of investors were betting interest rates would rise and US government debt would lose value. ... "It's the new normal." Investors were unloading the debt of the riskiest firms, forcing exchange-traded funds and mutual funds to sell. Before Basel III and the Volcker Rule, which limits ...

  5. Business - Money - LOANS

    Investors' hunt for yield builds up global debt levels

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:19am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in New York Record-low interest rates have led to warnings of overexuberance and complacency in debt markets as investors turn to riskier assets Investors' hunt for yield builds up debt These are boom times for complacency. To gauge just how comfortable the world of debt has become, consider: Bond buyers handed US$2 billion last month to Ecuador, whose socialist ...

  6. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Singapore home curbs likely to fuel fire sales

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 04:41am by Bloomberg

    ... last year, including a cap on debt. "Homebuyers are waiting and watching because they think prices will decline further," said Alan Cheong, a director at broker Savills said. ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - BONDS

    China firms top borrowers as debt hits US$14tr

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 05:13am by Reuters, Bloomberg

    ... Reuters Mainland bond market replaces the US as the world's biggest, with concern raised over exposure to shadow banking sector China firms top borrowers as debt hits US$14tr The Chinese corporate bond market has overtaken the United States as the world's biggest, with the Asian giant looking to soak up a third of global company debt needs over the next five years, ...

  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Mortgage debt a threat to recovery, says Bank of England

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:19am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in London Britain's central bank governor warns interest rates could rise soon as housing loans increase BOE sees threat from surging mortgage debt Bank of England governor Mark Carney said rising mortgage debt might threaten Britain's recovery as he signalled interest rates might start to increase earlier than expected. While investors do not see the central ...

  9. Business - Economy - CREDIT

    US debt default firewall still a work in progress as Thursday deadline looms

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in New York About US$120 billion in bills are scheduled to mature on Thursday, the government's deadline US debt default firewall still a work in progress The groundwork for preventing a US Treasury default from causing a cataclysmic breakdown of the plumbing of the global financial system was laid after the last debt-ceiling crisis in 2011- and is still a work ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Senate in last-minute deal to end US debt crisis

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 10:24pm by AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

    ... Agencies in Washington Compromise measure to prevent default and stop the shutdown was set for approval Senate in last-minute deal to end debt crisis Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell announced a deal yesterday to raise the US debt limit and end the government shutdown. Republican Senator Ted Cruz, who had earlier opposed any compromise ...




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