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  • Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen testifies before the Senate Banking, Houseing and Urban Affairs Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill July 13, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    The deeply flawed Western economic system is contributing to the worst economic recovery the world has ever seen, Chris Watling, CEO of Longview Economics, said on Friday.

  • Companies capitalizing on tech market rally: Analyst

    The tech rally is "off in its own world" and companies have been capitalizing on it, Mike Bailey, director of research at FBB Capital Partners said.

  • HONG KONG, July 19- Asia Inc's scramble to lock in low interest rates and investors' thirst for a steady stream of income have boosted perpetual bond issuance in the region to a record this year, led by a clutch of jumbo deals from ChemChina to Japan's SoftBank. Asian corporates outside Japan issued $18.2 billion of perpetual bonds so far this year, compared with...

  • *Could start talks with China on new Panda bond programme. MOSCOW, July 12- Russia's Rusal has resumed construction of its long-stalled Taishet aluminium smelter project in Siberia in expectation of a widening global aluminium deficit, the company said on Wednesday. The world's second-largest aluminium producer behind China's Hongqiao needs a further $700...

  • *Could start talks with China on new Panda bond program. MOSCOW, July 12- Russia's Rusal has resumed construction of its long-stalled Taishet aluminum smelter project in Siberia in expectation of a widening global aluminum deficit, the company said on Wednesday. The world's second-largest aluminum producer behind China's Hongqiao needs a further $700...

  • Italian banks now 'relatively healthy', says Amundi CEO

    Most of the problems and risks of Italian banks are now behind us, Yves Perrier, the CEO of Amundi said on Tuesday.

  • HONG KONG, July 6- Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is targetting raising between $3 billion and $5 billion through an offering of U.S. dollar bonds, according to a person familiar with the plans. The bond offering comes after the telecoms-to-investment conglomerate announced raising the world's largest private equity fund the nearly $100 billion Vision Fund...

  • Inflation disappointing but markets

    Marilyn Watson, global bond strategist for Blackrock, said that despite disappointing inflation the firm is comfortable with the current market situation.

  • Children holding Chinese national flag play in Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China.

    China opening up its fixed income market to foreign investors will eventually unleash “massive” demand, HKEx CEO Charles Li said on Friday.

  • Noble Group

    Fitch downgraded Noble, as poor liquidity and weak profitability continue to hinder the turnaround of the struggling commodities trader.

  • SINGAPORE, June 26- Asia bond demand is running at its highest level in eight months and looks set to stay firm this year, boosted by the region's higher returns at a time when stubbornly low inflation in the United States is keeping a lid on Treasury yields. Investors poured $9 billion into Asian government and corporate bonds in May, topping $8.8 billion in April,...

  • JOHANNESBURG, June 22- South African ecommerce and pay-TV group Naspers said on Thursday its subsidiary Myriad International Holdings B.V. is exploring the possibility of an international U.S. dollar bond offering. Naspers, Africa's biggest listed company by market size, said its subsidiary would launch a roadshow to meet potential investors, but gave no...

  • FRANKFURT, June 21- Around 12 percent of corporate bonds held by the European Central Bank have been bought at negative yields and over half of all purchases involved French or German firms, the ECB said in a bulletin article on Wednesday. The ECB has so far bought around 950 different corporate bonds from around 200 firms, with 30 percent coming from Germany and 25...

  • NEW YORK, June 13- J. Crew Group Inc disclosed terms on Tuesday of a debt restructuring deal that would roughly cut in half the value of its nearly $567 million in bonds, as well as extend their maturity by two years, after receiving the backing of some key creditors. The move comes after Reuters reported last month that two investment firms, Blackstone Group LP's GSO...

  • WASHINGTON, June 13- Apple Inc offered a $1 billion bond dedicated to financing clean energy and environmental projects on Tuesday, the first corporate green bond offered since President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris climate agreement. Leadership from the business community is essential to address the threat of climate change and...

  • *Seeking ruling on this in UAE courts. DUBAI, June 13- Abu Dhabi- listed Dana Gas has proposed swapping $700 million of outstanding Islamic bonds because it had discovered they were "unlawful," prompting an outcry from some creditors. Dana's 9 percent bonds were offered at 87 cents on the dollar, down from 91- 92 cents previously, while shares in the company closed 15...

  • *Navitas to get 5 pct of Gulf of Mexico' s Buckskin. HERZLIYA, Israel, June 13- Israel's Navitas Petroleum plans to raise $130 million in bonds and then carry out an initial public offering on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange as it expands operations in the Gulf of Mexico and Canada. The exploration and production company will use the money raised in the bond offering to...

  • Goldman Sachs' new ETF for corporate bonds

    Mike Swell, Goldman Sachs co-head of global portfolio management of fixed income, introduces the company's new corporate bond ETF and discusses the risks in equity and bond markets.

  • MADRID/ BRUSSELS, June 7- European authorities stepped in to avert a collapse of Spain's Banco Popular following a run on the bank, orchestrating a last-minute rescue on Wednesday by Santander, the country's biggest lender. Owners of Popular bonds faces losses of some 2 billion euros, while Santander will ask its shareholders for around 7 billion euros of...

  • The ethics of owning Venezuelan debt

    Diego Ferro, Greylock Capital Management co-CIO, discusses the backlash against Goldman Sachs for their purchase of Venezuelan bonds.