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Corporate Finance Balance Sheets

  • WASHINGTON, June 14- The Federal Reserve could begin trimming its holdings of bonds "relatively soon," Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday.

  • BEIJING, June 14- Total social financing, a broad measure of credit and liquidity in the economy, declined to 1.06 trillion yuan in May from 1.39 trillion yuan in April, data from the central bank showed on Wednesday. TSF includes off-balance sheet forms of financing that exist outside the conventional bank lending system, such as initial public offerings, loans...

  • BEIJING, June 14- Total social financing, a broad measure of credit and liquidity in the economy, declined to 1.06 trillion yuan in May from 1.39 trillion yuan in April, data from the central bank showed on Wednesday. TSF includes off-balance sheet forms of financing that exist outside the conventional bank lending system, such as initial public offerings, loans...

  • *Traders see China following Fed with rate hike. LONDON, June 13- The prospect of the United States, the world's largest economy, raising interest rates and shrinking its mammoth balance sheet reverberated across markets from Toronto to Beijing on Tuesday. But it was just one vulnerability that also spread across currency and debt markets in the likes of Canada...

  • *Traders see China following Fed with rate hike. LONDON, June 13- The prospect of the United States, the world's largest economy, raising interest rates and shrinking its mammoth balance sheet reverberated across markets from Toronto to Beijing on Tuesday. That sell-off, which centred on Wall Street, abated in Asia and Europe on Tuesday, but there were other flash...

  • WASHINGTON, June 13- The U.S. Fed Chair Janet Yellen is due to hold a press conference at 2:30 pm EDT. "The expectation of a rate hike... is widely held, and has been reinforced by the most recent round of Fed communications," said Michael Feroli, an economist with J.P.

  • Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras SA, known as Eletrobras, and Cia Energética de Minas Gerais SA, known as Cemig, plan to divest generation and transmission assets, including their stakes in some of Brazil's largest hydroelectric dams- Santo Antônio and Belo Monte. Since the start of 2015, Chinese companies have been the buyers in most announced electricity...

  • *Evergrande plans Shenzhen backdoor listing for property assets. The country's No. 1 property developer's unveiling of a plan to redeem all of its perpetual bonds has added to positive momentum driven by an imminent backdoor listing for most of its real estate assets in mainland China, fresh capital from strategic investors as well as share buybacks.

  • *Evergrande plans Shenzhen backdoor listing for property assets. HONG KONG, June 6- Shares of China Evergrande Group, the nation's largest property developer, jumped on Tuesday to a record high after it said it would redeem all of its perpetual bonds by the end of this month, ahead of plan. The developer, which sits on corporate China's second-largest debt pile with...

  • SYDNEY, June 2- Macquarie Group Ltd, battling a surprise $4.6 billion tax on Australia's lenders, left open the option of moving its headquarters abroad on Friday, baffling analysts and lawyers who warned a costly shift may do little to avoid the levy. Australia shocked banks and investors last month with a new balance sheet tax that hits all lenders with more than...

  • SYDNEY, June 2- Macquarie Group Ltd, battling a surprise $4.6 billion tax on Australia's lenders, left open the option of moving its headquarters abroad on Friday, baffling analysts and lawyers who warned a costly shift may do little to avoid the levy. Australia shocked banks and investors last month with a new balance sheet tax that hits all lenders with more than...

  • *Increase in JGB holding slows to Y71 trln, below Y80 trln target. TOKYO, June 2- The Bank of Japan hit a new milestone as its balance sheet topped 500 trillion yen, roughly the same size as that of the Federal Reserve, having more than tripled since it started aggressive stimulus in 2013.. It was 164.8 trillion yen when Governor Haruhiko Kuroda took the helm in March...

  • *Increase in JGB holding slows to Y71 trln, below Y80 trln target. TOKYO, June 2- The Bank of Japan hit a new milestone as its balance sheet topped 500 trillion yen, roughly the same size as that of the Federal Reserve, having more than tripled since it started aggressive stimulus in 2013.. It was 164.8 trillion yen when Governor Haruhiko Kuroda took the helm in March...

  • DUBAI, May 28- The Saudi Arabian central bank's foreign assets fell in April as the government borrowed heavily abroad, according to official data that suggested Riyadh was bringing money into the country to refill state coffers depleted by low oil prices. Monica Malik, chief economist at Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, said the government appeared to have...

  • Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said on Friday that he sees minimal impact on long-term bond yields from reductions in the Fed's balance sheet, which he hopes will start in the second half of this year. Bullard also said it was good to cap the amount of mortgage-backed securities allowed to run off the Fed's balance sheet, but he was indifferent to...

  • WASHINGTON, May 24- Federal Reserve policymakers agreed they should hold off on raising interest rates until it was clear a recent U.S. economic slowdown was temporary, though most said a hike was coming soon, minutes from their last policy meeting showed on Wednesday. Nearly all policymakers at the May 2-3 meeting also said they favored beginning the wind-down...

  • NEW YORK, May 24- U.S. "People are hitting the pause button to get more clarity from the Fed," said Bill Merz, senior market strategist at U.S. Bank in Minneapolis. In the meantime, U.S. bond yields were pinned down by demand for low-risk assets in the wake of Moody's downgrade of China and the deadly suicide bombing in Manchester, England.

  • *Fed minutes scheduled to be released at 2 p.m. ET. U.S. interest rates futures were steady ahead of the minutes, due at 2 p.m. ET. "The real take from the Fed is that a June rate hike still seems to pretty much baked in the cake, but I'm going to be looking at guidance as how they expect to start spending down their excess assets," said Brad McMillan, chief investment officer for...

  • *Fed minutes scheduled to be released at 2 p.m. ET. Investors are also awaiting more details regarding the Fed trimming its $4.5 trillion balance sheet, when the central bank releases the minutes at 2 p.m. ET. "The real take from the Fed is that a June rate hike still seems to pretty much baked in the cake but I'm going to be looking at guidance as how they expect to start...

  • BEIJING, May 12- Total social financing, a broad measure of credit and liquidity in the economy, declined to 1.39 trillion yuan in April from 2.12 trillion yuan in March, data from the central bank showed on Friday. TSF includes off-balance sheet forms of financing that exist outside the conventional bank lending system, such as initial public offerings, loans...