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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - DEBT

    New structured bond by Goldman fans crisis fears

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 01:40am by Reuters

    ... through Barclays, Credit Agricole, Natixis, UBS and its own investment banking unit. According to Standard & Poor's, the deal is expected to be a €1 billion (HK$10.6 billion) seven-year trade, from a €10 billion programme. As a pure investment bank, Goldman does not originate mortgages typically used for covered bonds or residential mortgage-backed securities deals. But it does ...

  2. Business - Companies - DEBT

    Goldman Sachs to lend US$500m to Alibaba ahead of expected IPO

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... people familiar with the matter said. The New York-based investment bank pledged funds to the facility for China's biggest e-commerce company, proceeds of which would partly be used to refinance debt at a lower cost, the people said on Tuesday, asking not to be identified because the details are private. Alibaba has set tomorrow as response deadline for banks. Alibaba is rolling ...

  3. Business - Money - DEBT

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

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

    ... rates," said Hans Mikkelsen, the head of US investment-grade credit strategy at Bank of America. "It was such a perfect combination of a window of opportunity to issue and responsive investor ... Kellner, the head of credit portfolios for Prudential Fixed Income. Rising bond sales have banks revising their predictions. Bank of America, which forecast investment-grade issuance in the US ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - DEBT

    China loans grow along with vigilance at Hong Kong banks

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:01am by DON WEINLAND

    ... in several coastal provinces. “The riskiest investments we see here are in trusts that go into the property sector – speculative borrowers investing in shadow banking, trusts, that kind of thing,” ... grow along with vigilance at HK lenders A default at a small property developer on the mainland could spook bankers thousands of kilometres away in Hong Kong. That is because the city’s banks ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - DEBT

    Taiwan insurers chase foreign bond offerings

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 01:10am by BLOOM

    ... investments have suffered with the central bank maintaining the benchmark rate at 1.875 per cent for the past 12 quarters. The insurance sector's 3.8 per cent weighted average liability cost ... as the currency fell and banks with few investment options lowered deposit rates. ...

  6. Business - Economy - DEBT

    Government bond sales in euro zone to fall on recovery

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 03:54am by BLOOM

    ... by Germany, vindicates European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, who said this month critics were wrong to predict a demise of the shared currency. Bond sales by Italy and Spain are poised to stabilise, according to forecasts including those from JPMorgan Chase, Barclays and Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank. Signs of economic recovery and improvement in the budget outlook ...

  7. Business - Money - DEBT

    Memory of Lehman curbs Hong Kong retail investor access to bonds

    Posted Jul 15th 2013, 12:00am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... Banks are fearful of selling structured debt to the public following the minibond fiasco If you want to invest in equities, you can buy stocks, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, ... out about the investment on the bank's online investing site, where they can quietly subscribe to the offer with few demands on the bank's resources. Banks could make money selling ...

  8. Business - China Business - DEBT

    Offshore buying spree sparks boom in loans

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 03:52am by JASPER MOISETSCHE

    ... all the treasury and trade services the enlarged firm will require. Investment banks typically are not keen on loan markets' low margins, particularly given that the business ties up so ... Jasper Moiseiwitsch jasper.moiseiwitsch@scmp.com As mainland companies embark on a spate of acquisitions, global banks are positioning themselves for a slice of the lending market Offshore ...

  9. Business - Money - DEBT

    Bank of China predicts rapid increase in issuance of dim sum bonds in Australia next year

    Posted Nov 25th 2014, 05:30am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Sydney Bank of China sees rapid development of yuan debt market in Australia after 1b yuan sale NSW offering paves way for dim sum bonds Bank of China predicts Australian ... regional economy, of 1 billion yuan (HK$1.26 billion) of securities opened the door for non-financial companies that do business with the mainland, said Shanjun Hu, Australia country head for Bank ...

  10. Business - Money - DEBT

    Shrinking bond desks put traders on the move

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 06:13am by Bloomberg

    ... Street retrenched. Total pay at the biggest banks has fallen as much as 50 per cent for high-yield and investment-grade traders and up to 25 per cent for distressed-debt traders since 2010, ... billion last year from US$1.04 trillion in 2008. That is partly because banks have pulled back from making markets in bonds as higher capital requirements make it less profitable. The business- ...




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