• JAKARTA, Oct 31- Indonesia's mining-to-telecoms conglomerate Bakrie Group will negotiate with creditors to restructure part of its $8 billion in debt rather than sell major assets, people familiar with its strategy say. Some creditors sued one Bakrie company in New York while a Jakarta supplier has asked an Indonesian court to supervise a debt...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 30- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open on Thursday despite a reading on third-quarter economic growth that was stronger than expected. Gross domestic product grew at a 3.5 percent annual rate in the third quarter, beating expectations for a pace of 3 percent, though down from the 4.6 percent rate in the second quarter.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 30- U.S.-listed shares of major European banks were among the biggest movers of the premarket session on Thursday, continuing to see weakness ever since the results of the European Central Bank's stress tests were published over the weekend. The Euro STOXX banking index fell 2.9 percent and is down 6.6 percent so far this week, putting the index on...

  • Swiss bank UBS posts 32 percent gain in Q3 profit Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 3:12 AM ET

    GENEVA— Swiss banking giant UBS AG is reporting a third-quarter net profit of 762 million Swiss francs, up 32 percent from the comparable period a year ago based on solid returns from its investment banking and wealth management. UBS said in a statement Tuesday its results include a high capital cushion "well ahead of" what is required and net tax benefit of 1.3...

  • Stress tests 'credible and tough': UBS CEO     Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

    Sergio Ermotti, CEO of UBS, says the ECB's stress tests were "credible and tough", adding that the banking sector still faces "a lot of headwinds".

  • China is asserting control over local government financing by filling the gap with a huge expansion of the fledgling municipal bond market.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 17- UBS AG sued Croatia in New York federal court on Friday, claiming the republic owes it $45 million in principal and interest on defaulted debt assumed after the breakup of Yugoslavia. In 2001, the country's remaining external debt was divvied up among Croatia and the other successor states to Yugoslavia: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia,...

  • Oct 14- A UBS AG unit will pay $5.2 million in a settlement with Puerto Rico's financial institutions regulator over the firm's practices involving sales of Puerto Rico closed-end bond funds whose values later plunged. UBS Financial Services Inc of Puerto Rico has agreed to pay $1.7 million in restitution to 34 Puerto Rico residents who invested in the funds...

  • Britain puts stake in Eurostar up for sale Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 1:36 AM ET

    The U.K. government plans to sell its stake in the Eurostar train operator that links Britain with the European continent, George Osborne announced.

  • Wall Street backs GOP horses—with loads of cash Sunday, 12 Oct 2014 | 9:00 AM ET
    Elliott Management founder and CEO Paul Singer speaks during the SkyBridge Alternatives conference in Las Vegas, May 9, 2012.

    Wall Street is spending more on the midterms than ever before—particularly in support of the GOP—but it's not from whom you might think.

  • Winter is coming—and so is $100 oil Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 7:34 AM ET

    A harsh northern hemisphere winter, OPEC supply cut and volatile geopolitics may send oil prices back towards $100 a barrel.

  • UBS chairman: Italy, France must control budget     Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 9:49 PM ET

    Axel Weber, Chairman of UBS, says both countries need to get control of their respective budgets, warning that any violation of European rules will be a detrimental mistake.

  • Big banks face another round of US charges Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 6:35 AM ET

    The Justice Department is preparing a fresh round of attacks on the world's biggest banks, the New York Times reports.

  • SAO PAULO, Oct 6- Brazilian cellphone tower operator T4U Holding Brasil SA delayed the pricing of a 500 million-real initial public offering for a month as concern over the nation's presidential election hampered sentiment ahead of investor meetings, two sources with direct knowledge of the deal said on Monday. T4U, which is controlled by Israel's Fishman...

  • Dark pools draw trade away from exchanges in Sept Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 7:21 AM ET

    Dark pools continued to gain equity trading at the expense of public exchanges in Europe last month, Thomson Reuters data showed.

  • Nomura, JP Morgan among Japan Post IPO underwriters Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 3:09 AM ET

    The Japanese government has selected Nomura Securities and JP Morgan among the 11 underwriters for a planned IPO of state-owned Japan Post.

  • The perfect storm that banks, and busts, athletes Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    The rise of the modern sports industry could be the reason why many pro athletes find themselves in financial turmoil.

  • Sept 26- RadioShack Corp shareholder Standard General LP said it was in talks to improve the troubled electronics retailer's cash position ahead of the crucial holiday season. Standard General said it also raised its stake in RadioShack to 9.8 percent from 7.08 percent, becoming the company's largest shareholder.

  • Travelport prices shares at top of range in IPO Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 9:38 AM ET
    The New York Stock Exchange

    Travelport priced its IPO at the top of its expected range, the New York Times reports.

  • And the top investment bank in the first half is... Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 8:11 AM ET
    JPMorgan Chase headquarters in New York.

    JPMorgan was the top performing investment bank in the first half of the year, making $11.5 billion in revenue, data showed on Thursday.