BNKS

Exclusive: Goldman Sachs on the hunt for cheap crypto firms after FTX fiasco

Exclusive: Goldman Sachs on the hunt for cheap crypto firms after FTX fiasco

LONDON, Dec 6 (Reuters) – Goldman Sachs (GS.N) plans to spend tens of millions of dollars buying or investing in crypto companies after the FTX stock market crash hit valuations and chilled the market. interest of investors. The FTX implosion has increased the need for more trusted and regulated cryptocurrency players, and big banks see …

Exclusive: Goldman Sachs on the hunt for cheap crypto firms after FTX fiasco Read More »

Currency swap debt is an $80 trillion global regulator, says 'blind spot'

Currency swap debt is an $80 trillion global regulator, says ‘blind spot’

LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters) – Pension funds and other “non-bank” financial firms hold more than $80 trillion in hidden off-balance sheet dollar debt in foreign exchange swaps, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said. ). The BIS, dubbed the central bank of central banks around the world, also said in its latest quarterly report that …

Currency swap debt is an $80 trillion global regulator, says ‘blind spot’ Read More »

Column: Dodging the Recession Could Whip the Markets: Mike Dolan

Column: Dodging the Recession Could Whip the Markets: Mike Dolan

LONDON, Dec 2 (Reuters) – A recession of sorts next year is quickly becoming a consensus – so much so that financial markets could find themselves whipped if they don’t materialize. The crux of most outlooks for 2023 is a year of contraction in activity at some point, disinflation and interest rate spikes. The result …

Column: Dodging the Recession Could Whip the Markets: Mike Dolan Read More »

HSBC considers windfall dividend from $10 billion sale of Canadian unit to RBC

HSBC considers windfall dividend from $10 billion sale of Canadian unit to RBC

Deal comes under pressure from Chinese shareholder Analysts hail ‘sense’ deal The bank could return the proceeds of the transaction to the shareholders LONDON/TORONTO/NEW YORK, Nov 29 (Reuters) – HSBC (HSBA.L) has agreed to sell its Canadian business to Royal Bank of Canada (RY.TO) for C$13.5 billion ($10 billion). dollars) in cash, thus paving the …

HSBC considers windfall dividend from $10 billion sale of Canadian unit to RBC Read More »

Chevron expects Venezuelan oil shipments, but PDVSA wants payments

Chevron expects Venezuelan oil shipments, but PDVSA wants payments

HOUSTON, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Chevron Corp (CVX.N) aims to start receiving shipments of Venezuelan oil as early as December after the oil company last week received a U.S. license to do so, but Caracas is unable to -be not as impatient as the United States. the sanctions restrict payments, people familiar with the matter …

Chevron expects Venezuelan oil shipments, but PDVSA wants payments Read More »

Global oil market signals near-term weakness ahead of EU embargo on Russian oil

Global oil market signals near-term weakness ahead of EU embargo on Russian oil

NEW YORK, Nov 28 (Reuters) – The global oil market is signaling a potential shift as traders and analysts worry about falling demand for crude and a surplus market in the coming months. After months of strength, crude futures are flirting with all-year lows as major oil consumer China enters additional COVID-19-related lockdowns while central …

Global oil market signals near-term weakness ahead of EU embargo on Russian oil Read More »

Asia shares gain despite rise in Chinese COVID cases

Asia shares gain despite rise in Chinese COVID cases

SYDNEY, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Asian stock markets were mostly in positive territory on Wednesday despite rising COVID-19 cases in mainland China, leaving investors uncertain about how much new outbreaks could slow the reopening of the world’s second largest economy. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific stocks outside Japan (.MIAPJ0000PUS) rose 0.3%, after US stocks ended …

Asia shares gain despite rise in Chinese COVID cases Read More »

Exclusive: China set to fine Ant Group over $1 billion, signaling revamp is closing in on final sources

Exclusive: China set to fine Ant Group over $1 billion, signaling revamp is closing in on final sources

HONG KONG, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Chinese authorities are set to fine Jack Ma’s Ant group more than $1 billion, six sources with direct knowledge of the matter said, paving the way at the end of the fintech’s two-year commitment. regulatory overhaul. The People’s Bank of China (PBOC), which spearheaded Ant’s overhaul after the Chinese …

Exclusive: China set to fine Ant Group over $1 billion, signaling revamp is closing in on final sources Read More »