TOKYO, May 11- Japan's Sharp Corp said it may reduce its capital and issue preferred shares as part of a planned restructuring, but worries about potential dilution from the new issuance and other possible fund raising sent its shares plunging 26 percent. The prospect of dividends in the not-too-distant future is seen as key to getting its banks and other...» Read More
NEW YORK, March 11- Big U.S. banks, including JPMorgan Chase& Co and Citigroup Inc, are expected to win Federal Reserve backing on Wednesday to buy back more shares and increase their dividends in the coming year, but the approvals may be as much about the institutions' financial engineering as any improvement in their health. Issuing preferred shares to pay for...
RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 13- The board of Brazil's Usiminas on Friday blocked the release of fourth-quarter results, as the steelmaker reels from the departure of its previous chief executive over bookkeeping concerns that sparked a battle between controlling shareholders. Following Usiminas' announcement, the company's preferred shares fell 4 percent in early...
SAO PAULO, Jan 22- Preferred shares of Brazilian telecom Oi SA jumped over 20 percent in early Thursday trading in a sign of growing confidence that shareholders at merger partner Portugal Telecom SGPS would approve an asset sale later in the day.
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