Dec 15- The trustee handling the liquidation of the brokerage unit of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday seeking review of the business's cash assets awarded to Barclays Plc. Trustee James Giddens, who has been seeking to recoup money for the brokerage's creditors, said lower court rulings granting margin assets...» Read More
SYDNEY, Aug 13- The yen's steadiness against the U.S. dollar this year could be nearing its end, with Japan's currency likely to weaken should the country's giant public pension fund divert trillions of yen into overseas assets following an investment strategy review.
NEW YORK, Aug 5- Barclays Plc is entitled to about $6 billion of disputed assets as part of its hurried purchase of much of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc's brokerage unit at the height of the 2008 financial crisis, a federal appeals court ruled. Barclays won court approval to buy much of Lehman's brokerage business at a Sept. 19, 2008 hearing overseen by U.S.
*Flows of Russian wealth to Singapore rising. *Banks in Singapore are clamping down on who they let in. New sanctions imposed by Washington and Europe over the Ukraine crisis have prompted firms such as VTB- Russia's second-largest bank by assets- and Gazprombank to look east for new sources of funding.
July 30- Total global commodity assets under management rose to $325 billion in June 2014 from $317 billion in May 2014, Barclays Capital said on Wednesday. "We estimate that there was a small net inflow of around $300 million into commodity investments during June," the bank said.
COURT: PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF RUSSIA WAS "TO BANKRUPT YUKOS AND APPROPRIATE ITS VALUABLE ASSETS".
NEW YORK, July 2- Some of the biggest global investors have started to pull back from riskier fixed-income assets even as the Federal Reserve keeps on a green light for risk. Loomis Sayles, GAM, and Standish are among those who say U.S. investment grade and high yield corporate bond prices have gone too far, making returns less compelling.
*Iraq, Ukraine tensions support safe haven bonds. Conflict in Iraq and Ukraine supported the bloc's safest assets, but with borrowing costs for its weakest states still near record lows there was little evidence that investors' were closing riskier bets.
The answer will determine what is left for Genco shareholders after its lenders and other creditors are repaid. Financial advisers at Blackstone, which was retained by Genco to value the company, argued the shipper was worth between $1.36 billion and $1.44 billion based on the market value of its ships and other assets.
*Siemens CEO earns praise for shrewd moves in Alstom battle. On Friday, the French government announced it had chosen U.S. conglomerate General Electric over Siemens and its bidding partner Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in the contest to acquire the energy assets of Alstom.
Kumar Palghat, Managing Director of Kapstream Capital tells CNBC why corporate debts are a good bet right now.
Microsoft is an unwieldy business and should be broken up, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Friday, and it needs a savior to drive a corporate "miracle" to get the company back on track.
The FDIC on Tuesday will propose a leverage rule requiring big banks to have common equity equal to at least 5 percent of their assets, sources tell CNBC.
The threat of less central bank stimulus and higher interest rates crushed emerging markets more than most recently. And some investors see deals.
Orchard Supply Hardware Stores has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, with rival retailer Lowe's Companies set to buy the majority of its assets for $205 million in cash.
Apple and other multinationals that keep money overseas are not doing anything wrong on taxes, opposing political pundits agreed on CNBC. But they clashed on reforms to discourage that practice.
Erik Lueth, Senior Regional Economist at RBS Global Banking & Markets, discusses the fall in gold prices, and predicts where opportunities lie for investors.
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Japan's largest lender by assets, is in advanced talks to buy U.S. commercial property loans from Deutsche Bank worth about $3.7 billion.
The Bank of Japan will not bankroll government spending, but it has already exceeded self-imposed limits on asset purchases and will continue to do so, in a signal intended to deliver on promises of overhauling policy.
Wook Chae, President of the Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, warns South Korea's President Park Geun-hye must focus on stabilizing the Korean won and boosting domestic growth.
Jeffrey Carr, CEO of U.S. cyber security boutique Taia Global, questions claims that China is solely to blame for cyber attacks on global corporations.