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  • Athens light

    EUROPEAN CORPORATE BONDS: Delayed Greek deal keeps market shut for second day

    Capital City | 16 February 2012

    European corporate credit indices widened significantly on Thursday, shutting the primary market for a second day running, on new delays in the bailout deal without which Greece could face a messy default.

  • Mullin with border

    Doesn't look like WestLB is under pressure to offload assets

    Capital City | 16 February 2012

    Is WestLB’s restructuring in good shape? I pose the question because even though the bank has opted to break up its businesses into bite-sized units to maximise sales potential, it doesn’t seem to be that keen to deal.

  • Danske Bank

    Moody's warns it may downgrade eight Danish banks

    Capital City | 16 February 2012

    (Reuters) - Ratings agency Moody’s has placed the ratings of eight Danish banks under review for a possible downgrade, including the country’s biggest, Danske Bank, due to the impact of the eurozone debt crisis.

  • Spain GDP detail

    Graphic Detail: Spanish GDP v PMI

    Capital City | 16 February 2012

    The Spanish economy shrank for the first time in two years in the fourth quarter, the start of what economists fear could be a prolonged slump. Here is a comparison of Spanish GDP against PMI from Reuters Graphics Editor Scott Barber.

  • KDB headquarters in Seoul

    EQUITIES: KDB Financial invites pitches for US$1bn-plus IPO

    Capital City | 16 February 2012

    South Korean state-owned KDB Financial Group, the holding company for Korea Development Bank, yesterday sent out RFPs to domestic and foreign banks ahead of a planned US$1bn-plus KRX IPO later this year.

  • Graff

    EQUITIES: Graff Diamonds files for US$1bn HK IPO

    Capital City | 16 February 2012

    London-based high-end jeweller Graff Diamonds has filed a listing application for its proposed Hong Kong IPO of up to US$1bn. The deal is expected to hit the market in the second quarter of the year.

  • Carlos Garcia Moreno, America Movil’s CFO

    America Movil plans US$35bn investment, only opportunistic debt in 2012

    Capital City | 15 February 2012

    America Movil has ambitious investment plans over the next few years and the cash on its balance sheet to fund them. Most of the financing the company is set to do in 2012 will be opportunistic, CFO Carlo

  • BNP Paribas

    BNPP bucks trend with positive view on 2012

    Capital City | 15 February 2012

    (Reuters) - BNP Paribas, France’s biggest listed bank, sounded an upbeat note on Wednesday at odds with the tone of many European rivals, predicting that the eurozone debt crisis was stabilising.


    BNPP's Bonnafe on 2011 results and 2012 outlook

    Capital City | 15 February 2012

    BNP Paribas chief executive Jean-Laurent Bonnafe discusses full-year results, funding needs, the eurozone and how close the bank is to meeting its capital targets, in this interview with Reuters correspondent Lionel Laurent.

  • Moody's sign

    UK and US still odds-on to retain top Moody's rating

    Capital City | 15 February 2012

    The United Kingdom and the United States should be able to maintain their Aaa rating with Moody’s by year’s end, according to an Irish betting house.