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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Rise in Indian corporate lending signals new round of investment

Rise in Indian corporate lending signals new round of investment

MUMBAI, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Indian lenders are expanding lending to local businesses at the fastest pace in more than eight years, a sign of a new round of private investment beginning in the world’s fifth-largest economy even as growing major developed economies and China is slowing down. This international slowdown will limit the strength …

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NY Fed: Bank liquidity could be tighter than expected, with policy implications

NY Fed: Bank liquidity could be tighter than expected, with policy implications

Nov 18 (Reuters) – The way the banking system manages its cash suggests the financial system may not be as bountiful as many now believe, and that could have implications for how the Federal Reserve manages the size of its balance sheet, a document from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York announced on Friday. …

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Exclusive: Germany steps up emergency cash plans to deal with blackout

Exclusive: Germany steps up emergency cash plans to deal with blackout

FRANKFURT, Nov 15 (Reuters) – German authorities are stepping up preparations for emergency cash deliveries in the event of a power outage to keep the economy going, four people involved said, as the country prepares for possible power cuts resulting from the war in Ukraine. Plans include the Bundesbank, Germany’s central bank, hoarding additional billions …

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FTX Seeks $9.4 Billion in Rescue Funds, Bahamas Freezes Some Assets

FTX Seeks $9.4 Billion in Rescue Funds, Bahamas Freezes Some Assets

Nov 10 (Reuters) – FTX is scrambling to raise about $9.4 billion from investors and competitors, a source said on Thursday, as chief executive Sam Bankman-Fried urgently seeks to save the cryptocurrency exchange that has been rocked by a rush of customer withdrawals. Bankman-Fried discussed raising $1 billion each from Justin Sun, the founder of …

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