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  • *House of Fraser bonds join New Look and Matalan in risk zone. *House of Fraser, New Look refinanced last year. The value of House of Fraser bonds fell to 83 pence from 90 pence, raising questions about the health of the chain bought in 2014 by Chinese conglomerate Sanpower even as it prepares to open its first store in Nanjing in China.

  • Who is the new face of Pimco?

    After dozens of candidates, a designated committee and two different recruitment firms, Pimco is finally welcoming its new CEO, Manny Roman. CNBC’s Gemma Acton and Karen Tso report.

  • A container vessel docks at the Tanjong Pagar Terminal in Singapore.

    Singaporean companies, highly exposed to slowing global trade and a lackluster commodity market, could struggle to refinance their debt.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 31- A New York auditor on Monday settled U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges that it issued fraudulent audit reports in connection with municipal bond offerings by the town of Ramapo, New York, and its local development corporation, which were charged with fraud in April. The SEC said PKF O'Connor Davies and senior partner Domenick...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 31- A New York auditor on Monday settled U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges that it issued fraudulent audit reports in connection with municipal bond offerings by the town of Ramapo, New York and its local development corporation, which were charged with fraud in April. The SEC said PKF O'Connor Davies and senior partner Domenick...

  • Aligning investors' social values and financial goals

    Jeff Meli, Barclays Co-Head of Research, discusses Barlays' new "social impact" research reports and how more investors are getting more ethical with their financial portfolios.

  • TOKYO, Oct 28- Nippon Life Insurance Co is aiming to cut currency hedging on some of its foreign bond investments in the six months to March, rolling back unplanned hedging it executed after the Brexit vote, a senior company official said on Friday. Japan's biggest private life insurer also plans to shift funds to U.S. agency and corporate bonds and European bonds...

  • ROME/ MILAN, Oct 27- Italy's Cementir Holding will launch its first ever bond next year as the cement maker takes advantage of record-low interest rates to fund two recent acquisitions, its chief executive said, adding he was still interested in more deals. Italy's third-largest cement maker has just refinanced around 700 million euros in loans with a...

  • DUBAI, Oct 26- Kuwait's Equate Petrochemical is considering expanding its imminent U.S. dollar debt issue to include a 30- year bond, according to a document from the lead arrangers, following the success of Saudi Arabia's offering. A source familiar with the matter said the petrochemical company had been encouraged by strong U.S. investor appetite for the 30-...

  • CARACAS, Oct 24- Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA said on Monday a long-awaited bond swap had enabled it to delay until 2020 $2.8 billion in debt originally maturing next year, giving the cash-strapped company a financial breather. "The debt swap will help but does not eliminate default risks which remain dependent on oil prices," said oil analyst Luisa...

  • CARACAS, Oct 20- The president of Venezuela's state-owned oil company PDVSA on Thursday slammed a report of a legal appeal to let the embattled firm pay bondholders in the increasingly worthless bolivar currency. Socialist-run Venezuela is in the midst of an acute economic crisis worsened by the tumble in oil prices. President Nicolas Maduro has said over and...

  • A cable car passes the entrance to Wells Fargo & Co.'s San Francisco headquarters.

    Pricing on the new 10-year senior holding company bond offering from Wells Fargo has been postponed until Wednesday, sources told IFR.

  • See a lot of volatility in the bond market: Rathbones

    Goldman Sachs’ Peter Oppenheimer and Rathbones’ Julian Chillingworth take a look at the current state of the bond market and where it could be heading.

  • What exactly are XTBs?

    Exchange traded bonds (XTBs) make corporate bonds available to retail investors in the form of ASX securities, says Richard Murphy, CEO at XTB.

  • BOSTON, Oct 18- Former Macquarie portfolio manager David Meneret has secured financial backing from Protege Partners for his new hedge fund, Mill Hill Capital, the fund and firm said on Tuesday. New York- based Mill Hill Capital, which will focus on investments in corporate and securitized assets including bonds and collateralized loan obligations, plans to...

  • CARACAS, Oct 17- Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA is to extend the second deadline for a $5.3 billion bond swap offer to Friday and says if unsuccessful, it "could be difficult" to pay existing debt. President Nicolas Maduro has long insisted that Venezuela and PDVSA would honor all debt payments and has harshly criticized as politically motivated any talk of...

  • CARACAS, Oct 14- Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA filed a lawsuit against local newspaper El Nuevo Pais on Friday, accusing it of defamation and damaging efforts to persuade investors to take up a $5.3 billion bond swap offer. Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. President Eulogio Del Pino personally lodged the accusations against the anti-government Caracas-...

  • ABUJA, Oct 12- Nigeria's government is in advanced talks with its sovereign wealth fund and stock exchange to create a $500 million exploration fund and corporate mining bonds to attract investment, its mining minister said. The OPEC member has made boosting the mining sector a priority as a slump in crude sales, which provide 70 percent of government revenues,...

  • LONDON, Oct 6- The Bank of England said on Thursday it had bought 507 million pounds of corporate bonds in the first week of its new purchase program, part of the "sledgehammer" stimulus package it announced in August.

  • *Investors wary of regulatory uncertainty in Israel. TEL AVIV, Oct 5- They once pulled the strings of Israel's economy, but now the country's most influential tycoons are reeling under a popular backlash against corporate power and selling assets in a regulatory squeeze. About a decade ago, as Israel's corporate debt market was just getting started, there was...