*Alibaba still hoping to list in Hong Kong. HONG KONG, Dec 11- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Wednesday it is seeking to extend the draw-down period of an $8 billion loan from January next year, a move people familiar with the e-commerce company's plans said would buy it more time to launch an IPO.» Read More
June 21- Jefferies& Co will provide $5.2 billion in term loans to back Carl Icahn's bid for computer manufacturer Dell Inc, sources told Thomson Reuters LPC. The $5.2 billion is split between a $2.2 billion six-year term loan B-1 and a $3 billion three-year term loan B-2.
June 20- Eastman Kodak Co said on Thursday that it had reached a $895 million financing deal with three Wall Street banks that will help fund its rebirth as commercial imaging business after the former film pioneer emerges from bankruptcy.
*Ukraine uses Chinese loan to buy grain for exports. *Ukraine firm sees high flour exports to Middle East. KIEV, June 19- A Chinese state company has started a programme of purchasing grain from Ukraine's state-run grain corporation for export to clients in China, the Middle East and markets further afield, the Ukrainian chief executive said on Wednesday.
June 18- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn told Dell Inc shareholders that an investment bank would help fund his offer for the PC maker as he sought to assuage concerns over his means to fund the bid.
Simon Ballard, senior credit strategist at the National Australia Bank, comments on how Bernanke's speech prompted a "180 degrees" swing in the credit market and why a correction is near.
China is forecast to surpass the U.S. as the world's largest corporate debt market for non-financial companies in the next two years. The Financial Times reports.
Verizon Wireless said on Monday it would pay its parents Verizon Communications and Vodafone Group Plc a dividend of $7 billion in June.
Colin Ellis, senior vice president at Moody's Investors Service, thinks there is no bubble in corporate credit, despite low yields and high prices.
U.S. Treasurys were firm on Monday as investors focused on a heavy calendar of central bank meetings and highly anticipated jobs data scheduled for later this week.
Benchmark U.S. Treasurys prices extended last weeks' rally as investors snapped up safe-haven government bonds on fears that growth in the U.S. economy is slowing.
Chris Pucillo, Solus CEO & CIO, explains how his hedge fund is profiting from distressed debt.
David Etheridge, Senior VP & Head of Capital Markets Group at NYSE Euronext explains how the low interest rate environment has created greater financing opportunities for companies.
How do you make money in these markets? Here is what some of the experts on CNBC have been telling us this morning.
Dan Scott, head of event driven research at Credit Suisse, outlines why he prefers short-term corporate debt and equities that are exposed to the U.S or emerging markets, over government bonds and cash.
Louis Gargour, chief investment officer, LNG Capital, discusses the different credit markets and explains why he favours the high yield market over investment grade.
Scores of independent mortgage lenders and community banks are winning business from banks such as Citigroup or Bank of America that have retrenched after the financial crisis.
Best Buy founder Richard Schulze is expected to make a fully financed offer to buy the consumer electronics retailer by the end of the week.
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