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  • The future of cap ex Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 2:50 AM ET
    The future of cap ex

    Paul Donovan, global economist and managing director at UBS, says the line between capital expenditure and consumer spending has blurred.

  • Capital conditions are getting tighter: Solomon Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 4:40 AM ET
    Capital conditions are getting tighter: Solomon

    David Solomon, co-head of the investment banking division at Goldman Sachs, says more IPOs and company sales may occur, as businesses turn from private capital to the public market.

  • House building in the UK Friday, 15 Jan 2016 | 2:00 AM ET
    House building in the UK

    Kokou Agbo-Bloua, global head of flow strategy and solutions at Societe Generale, says financing and funding for house builders is easier today than a few years ago.

  • The future of retail Friday, 15 Jan 2016 | 2:00 AM ET
    The future of retail

    Kokou Agbo-Bloua, global head of flow strategy and solutions at Societe Generale, discusses retail strategies and how companies can achieve a return on capital.

  • Will the M&A trend continue in 2016? Wednesday, 23 Dec 2015 | 2:50 AM ET
    Will the M&A trend continue in 2016?

    2015 was a record year for mergers and acquisitions. Howard Goldring, managing director at Delmore Asset Management, discusses whether that trend will continue next year.

  • "In particular, in almost all cases, banks voluntarily provided liquidity where they were not committed to, ultimately leading in most cases to absorption of all the vehicles or bringing their assets onto the bank's balance sheet," the Basel committee said. The Basel committee said its proposals focused on how to identify and measure "step-in" risk.

  • BEIJING, Dec 9- The Beijing offices of Shequ001, a start-up delivering supermarket goods booked via smartphone, stand almost deserted. Zhang, who gave only his family name, is one of fewer than three dozen workers left at a company that last year was worth 2 billion yuan. In China's hottest tech sector, hundreds of "online to offline" start-ups like Shequ001, which draw...

  • *BTG Pactual Commodities has only modest physical assets. LONDON, Nov 30- Brazil's Grupo BTG Pactual SA is reviewing its assets and may sell part of its commodities unit to raise capital after the arrest of the bank's chief executive, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday. The bank is now seeking to shore up its balance sheet, after Esteves' arrest prompted...

  • Australian quarterly capex slumps; Aussie drops Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 | 8:51 PM ET

    Business investment by Australian companies slumped a record 9.2 percent in the September quarter, causing the Aussie to drop 0.4 percent.

  • Where can oil companies invest their cash? Monday, 2 Nov 2015 | 2:20 AM ET
    Where can oil companies invest their cash?

    Hans Jakob Hegge, CFO of Statoil, says his company is still investing in a range of projects despite low oil prices.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 26- A tipping point may be near for U.S. investors seeking to benefit from crowdfunding in real estate, an industry that is a clear winner in the early stages of raising capital for small businesses over the Internet. Crowdfunding for real estate, despite rapid growth, is still a speck in the investing ecosystem, said Nav Athwal, founder and chief...

  • Stop that drone: UK's Chess Dynamics eyes orders Tuesday, 20 Oct 2015 | 4:31 AM ET

    "We expect to get an order in the next six months," business development manager Julian Moir said in an interview, following recent trials of the product in France, Britain and the United States. In Britain and Poland, there have been "near miss" incidents over the last 18 months when drones have flown close to passenger airplanes at airports. Earlier this year, drones...

  • Capex to contract in the next three years Monday, 19 Oct 2015 | 2:30 AM ET
    Capex to contract in the next three years

    Michele Della Vigna, head of European energy research at Goldman Sachs, says he expects the biggest contraction of capital expenditure since the early 1990s to occur over the next three years.

  • The Russian economy has adjusted: VTB Capital CEO Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 1:45 AM ET
    The Russian economy has adjusted: VTB Capital CEO

    Alexei Yakovitsky, CEO and chairman of VTB Capital, says he sees some capital coming back into Russia and that his business will hopefully make a profit this year.

  • *Deutsche Bank seen avoiding capital increase, down 0.8 pct. *Telefonica down on reported mobile merger doubts. MILAN, Oct 8- European shares were little changed on Thursday, with profit taking across several sectors offset by stronger auto stocks, while Deutsche Bank was volatile after rigorously cleaning up its balance sheet.

  • LONDON, Sept 27- Thousands of jobs cuts, business closures and billions of euros of capital raising are all on the cards as the new bosses of three of Europe's biggest banks respond to pressure to devise new strategies to revive them. Credit Suisse Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam, Deutsche Bank's John Cryan and Standard Chartered's Bill Winters are putting the...

  • Sept 8- E* Trade Financial Inc said it would eliminate all of the $4.4 billion wholesale funding obligations from its bank's balance sheet by the end of the current quarter to make room for low-cost deposits. Shares of E* Trade, which operates a discount broker-dealer and a bank, jumped 6.4 percent to $27 in early trading on the Nasdaq. In March, it cut its outstanding...

  • Despite volatility, this expert still prefers A-shares Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 12:18 AM ET
    Despite volatility, this expert still prefers A-shares

    Wong Kok Hoi, MD & CIO at APS Asset Management, says “new economy” stocks listed in China's A-share markets will outperform in the long run.

  • Does Zurich know what to do with excess capital? Thursday, 6 Aug 2015 | 3:00 AM ET
    Does Zurich know what to do with excess capital?

    Nick Hungerford, CEO of Nutmeg, discusses Zurich Insurance, which may be considering a takeover bid on British insurer RSA.

  • Standard Chartered halves dividend, may hike capital Wednesday, 5 Aug 2015 | 5:23 AM ET

    Standard Chartered halved its dividend and said it would raise capital from investors if needed, as new chief executive, Bill Winters, discussed reviving the bank.