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  • 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.

  • Goldman Sachs investing in a dictatorship?

    Nomi Prins, Demos senior fellow and former Goldman Sachs managing director, and Steve Hanke, Cato Institute senior fellow and former advisor to former Venezuelan president Caldera, discuss Goldman Sachs' controversial purchase of Venezuela's state-owned oil company bonds as the country's economy falters.

  • A protester gestures in front of police during an opposition march in Caracas, Venezuela, on Wednesday, May 11, 2016.

    CNBVC's Wilfred Frost reports the blowback for Goldman Sachs after buying $865 million of corporate debt in Venezuela's state-owned oil company.

  • LIMA, May 27- The financial arm of the World Bank is considering issuing about $2 billion in bonds to finance environmentally friendly projects in Peru, the nation's economy minister said on Saturday. The International Finance Corporation, an arm of the World Bank, "is thinking of doing an emission of green bonds here, and that's going to give us $2 billion, more or...

  • LONDON, May 26- Investors shunned U.S. equities and high yield bonds in the latest week in favour of European stocks and investment grade corporate bonds, fund flow data from Bank of America Merrill Lynch showed on Friday. The $3.3 billion redemption from U.S. equity funds followed almost $9 billion of outflows the previous week, as political turmoil in...

  • HONG KONG, May 25- ChemChina has raised $20 billion mainly in perpetual bonds to finance its purchase of Swiss seeds firm Syngenta, with Bank of China becoming the single largest investor providing half of that funding, according to a regulatory filing. Bank of China has invested $10 billion via a perpetual bond, according to the May 18 U.S. Securities and Exchange...

  • HONG KONG, May 25- ChemChina has raised $20 billion in perpetual bonds and preferred shares to finance its acquisition of Swiss seeds maker Syngenta, according to a regulatory filing by the state-owned Chinese company. Bank of China has invested $10 billion via a perpetual bond, making the Chinese lender the single largest financier in the $44 billion deal,...

  • NEW YORK, May 24- Regulations passed after the financial crisis aimed at reducing risk at systemically important banks and other institutions have made it harder to buy and sell corporate bonds, researchers at the New York Federal Reserve said on Wednesday. In October 2015, New York Fed economists, including Tobias Adrian and Or Shachar, said there appeared to be...

  • SAO PAULO/ BRASILIA/ NEW YORK, May 22- Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA's stocks and bonds plunged on Monday as investors worried about the legal and financial consequences stemming from its central role in Brazil's latest corruption scandal. The selloff came as holding company J&F Investimentos, controlled by billionaires Joesley and Wesley Batista, resumed...

  • TOKYO, May 22- Fears that the Bank of Japan is scaling back its massive bond buying program rippled through corporate bond markets on Monday as traders rushed to dump their holdings at an auction, pushing yields to a 1-1/ 2 year high. Sellers offered 403 billion yen in Monday's corporate bond auction, more than four times the amount the BOJ's 100 billion yen purchase.