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Corporate Finance Balance Sheets

  • BEIJING, July 12- Total social financing, a broad measure of credit and liquidity in the economy, rose to 1.78 trillion yuan in June from 1.06 trillion yuan in May, 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 from...

  • Lael Brainard, governor of the U.S. Federal Reserve

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard delivering a speech at the New York Federal Reserve Bank.

  • July 11- The Federal Reserve should begin reducing its $4.2 trillion holdings of government bonds and other securities soon as long as economic data on U.S. jobs and growth holds up, Fed Governor Lael Brainard said on Tuesday. "I believe it would be appropriate soon to commence the gradual and predictable process of allowing the balance sheet to run off," Brainard, a...

  • You have to prepare your portfolio for 'the storm': Pete Najarian on JPMorgan's CEO on the Fed

    The “Fast Money Halftime Report” traders discuss JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon's comments about the Federal Reserve taking the market by surprise. CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in.

  • The market should be prepared for balance sheet reduction: Trader

    CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses JPMorgan's CEO Jamie Dimon's comments about the Fed taking the market by surprise. The “Fast Money Halftime Report” traders and CNBC's Rick Santelli weigh in.

  • LONDON, July 11- Euro zone bond yields resumed their rise on Tuesday as focus shifted to the pace of monetary tightening in the United States and when the Federal Reserve might start unwinding its massive balance sheet. Analysts said they were also looking ahead to a speech by Fed Governor Lael Brainard on the topic of normalising central banks' balance sheets,...

  • LONDON, July 11- Euro zone bond yields resumed their march upwards on Tuesday as focus shifted to the pace of monetary tightening in the world's largest economy and when the U.S. central bank might start unwinding its massive balance sheet. The ECB's Benoit Coeure is due to speak on Tuesday but analysts said they are most interested in a speech by Fed Governor Lael...

  • LONDON, July 11- Emerging currencies suffered hefty losses on Tuesday, with the South African rand tumbling more than one percent at one point as investors sold down assets deemed most vulnerable to tighter global monetary conditions. While emerging equities are seen as relatively resilient due to firmer growth and earnings, especially in Asia, currencies...

  • Peter Boockvar

    Peter Boockvar, The Lindsey Group; Steve Grasso, Stuart Frankel; and CNBC's Rick Santelli, discuss today's Fed Minutes and just how quickly the Fed is likely to reduce the assets on its balance sheet.

  • Market ready for Fed to reduce balance sheet: Pro

    Jim Caron, Morgan Stanley, and Jim McDonald, Northern Trust Asset Management, offer their take on the Fed Minutes.

  • BASEL, June 27- Switzerland's Syngenta, the crop protection company acquired by ChemChina, has vowed to bulk up its seeds business and join the chase for assets rival Bayer must sell to gain regulatory approval for its takeover of Monsanto. "We are very interested in seed assets from remedies and beyond that," Chief Executive Erik Fyrwald told a news conference at...

  • MILAN, June 26- Italian banking shares rallied on Monday after a deal to wind down two ailing regional lenders allowed Rome to draw a line under its biggest banking headache, with taxpayers rather than the financial industry shouldering the bulk of the losses. Rome on Sunday approved an emergency decree that leaves the best assets of Banca Popolare di Vicenza...

  • WILLIAMS SAYS HE EXPECTS FED TO START SHRINKING BALANCE SHEET THIS YEAR.

  • BIS POSTS FULL-YEAR NET PROFIT OF $1.124 BLN; BALANCE SHEET TOTALS $329 BLN.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, June 23- Ratings agency DBRS on Friday downgraded Cenovus Energy Inc, saying the Canadian oil company's acquisition of ConocoPhillips assets in March negatively affects its credit and more than outweighs the benefits of the deal. Cenovus spokesman Brett Harris said in a statement the lower rating is still of "investment grade," on par with...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, June 21- Cenovus Energy Inc's efforts to sell C $5 billion of energy assets, already facing a rocky road because weak oil prices are depressing the appetite for deals, has become complicated by the surprise departure of its chief executive officer, fund managers said. Brian Ferguson's announcement on Tuesday that he will step down as CEO in...

  • SHANGHAI, June 22- China's central bank will not take action to shrink its balance sheet like the U.S. Federal Reserve as it does not face the same pressures due to its use of different policy tools, an adviser to the People's Bank of China said on Thursday. "The balance sheet structures of China and the United States' are very different," he wrote in the newspaper.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, June 21- Cenovus Energy Inc's efforts to sell C $5 billion of energy assets, already facing a rocky road because weak oil prices are depressing the appetite for deals, has become complicated by the surprise departure of its chief executive officer, fund managers said. Brian Ferguson's announcement on Tuesday that he will step down as CEO in...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, June 20- Cenovus Energy Inc said on Tuesday it would replace Chief Executive Brian Ferguson, who championed an unpopular purchase of western Canadian oil sands assets, and its shares tumbled nearly 9 percent. "There's no natural heir, they have not done a very good job of succession planning," said Laura Lau, senior portfolio manager at Brompton...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, June 20- Cenovus Energy Inc said on Tuesday it would replace Chief Executive Brian Ferguson, who championed an unpopular purchase of western Canadian oil sands assets, and its shares tumbled nearly 9 percent. "There's no natural heir, they have not done a very good job of succession planning," said Laura Lau, senior portfolio manager at Brompton...