Financials are primed to break out from a sluggish run partly fueled by low interest rates, former Barclays CEO Bob Diamond said.» Read More
*Files for IPO of up to $300 million- SEC filing. *Says Credit Suisse, Citigroup, Barclays, UBS Investment Bank, Jefferies. *Says intends to apply to list common units on the New York Stock Exchange.
Barclays, Ceska, SG CIB and UniCredit have gathered indications of interest of more than EUR1bn for the deal, which is expected to price today.
Shares in Barclays, Lloyds Banking Group and Royal Bank of Scotland rise as much as 2.5 percent after Liberum Capital upgrades its rating on all three lenders in a note on the UK banking sector, citing reduced tail risks for UK banks leading to lower cost of equity.
LONDON, Oct 1- The Czech Republic, rated A1/AA-/A+, has mandated Barclays, Ceska, SG CIB and UniCredit for a tap of its 3.875% May 24 2022 euro issue. The settlement date is October 5 2012.. Keywords: CZECH REPUBLIC/ BOND TAP.
*Liberum Capital raises Barclays PLC Lloyds Banking Group. and Royal Bank of Scotland to buy. Reuters Station users, click. 1580.
*Barclays cuts Nabors Industries price target to $16 from $17; rating. *Barclays cuts Patterson UTI Energy Inc price target to $22 from $24;. *Barclays cuts Superior Energy Services Inc price target to $32 from.
Oct 1- United Technologies Corp:. *Barclays cuts United Technologies Corp price target to $96 from $100;. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
Oct 1-* Barclays raises Aflac Inc price target to $58 from $55; rating overweight. *Barclays raises The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc price. *Barclays raises Lincoln National Corp price target to $24 from $20;.
*Barclays raises Allied World Assurance Company price target to $72. *Barclays raises Allstate Corp price target to $45 from $41; rating. *Barclays raises Arch Capital Group Ltd price target to $48 from $46;.
*Barclays starts Yelp Inc and Zillow Inc with equal weight. Reuters Station users, click. 1568. Reuters Station users, click. 4899.
*Barclays raises SCANA Corp price target to $49 from $47; rating equal. *Barclays cuts Southern Co price target to $48 from $49; rating equal. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
NEW YORK, Oct 1- General Electric launched a $7 billion sale of notes on Monday, taking advantage of prevailing low rates in what will be the third-largest sale of corporate debt in the US so far this year. Barclays, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley are the joint bookrunners.
*Barclays starts Carnival Plc with equal weight rating; price target. For a summary of rating actions and price target changes on European companies:. Reuters Station users, click. 1580.
NEW YORK, Oct 1- General Electric on Monday launched a $7 billion sale of three-year, 10- year and 30- year notes, according to a term sheet. The deal is being brought by Barclays, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley as joint bookrunners.
LONDON, Oct 1- The Czech Republic, rated A1/AA-/A+, has priced a EUR750m increase of a 3.875% May 2022 issue via Barclays, Ceska, SG CIB and UniCredit. The tap attracted over EUR1.6bn of demand from investors and priced at mid-swaps plus 116 bp, from an initial price range of mid swaps plus 120 bp-125bp. The issue size now totals EUR2.75bn.
Qatar Prime Minister Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jabr al-Thani said in a CNBC interview he’s worried about what central bank money printing will mean for the value of the two major global currencies.
Those who took part in the manipulation of the London interbank offered rate (Libor), the key benchmark rate, could face criminal prosecution even though Libor manipulation is not yet a criminal offense.
The British Bankers’ Association is expected to lose control over the interest rate at the center of a recent manipulation scandal, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter.The NYT reports.
At Friday's ribbon cutting for the Barclays Center, the new Brooklyn home for the NBA's Nets franchise, a transformation was clear. The New Jersey Nets were never cool. The BROOKLYN Nets are.
Antony Jenkins, the new chief executive of Barclays, is to announce a shake-up of the business early next year which will shrink investment banking division Barclays Capital (BarCap) and bankers’ paydays.