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  • SEC

    ANALYSIS: Obama proposes large budget boosts for SEC, CFTC

    Capital City | 15 February 2012

    (Reuters) - The White House has proposed big budget boosts for U.S. financial market regulators, which are months behind in finalising Dodd-Frank reforms and are under pressure to more vigorously police markets in the wake of the 2007–09 financial crisis.

  • ESB

    EUROPEAN CORPORATE WRAP: Primary takes breather on lasting Greece jitters

    Capital City | 15 February 2012

    European corporate credit indices were broadly unchanged on Wednesday, as optimism stemming from strong performance of recent issues in secondary markets was quashed by new qualms over Greece.

  • Netherlands Finance Ministry

    Dutch DMO eyes debut dollar bond

    Capital City | 15 February 2012

    The Dutch State Treasury Agency is planning to sell its first bond denominated in dollars via Dutch Direct Auction (DDA) as early as Thursday, the first time this method has been used in the dollar market.

  • TDC

    EQUITIES: European ECM welcomes another widow

    Capital City | 15 February 2012

    Morgan Stanley has a 7.16% shareholding in Danish telecoms firm TDC after failing to sell an accelerated bookbuild yesterday – a type of trade so unlikely to bring success that they are known as ’widow makers’.

  • UBS/Reuters

    UBS sets coupon on Tier 2 loss-absorbing bond

    Capital City | 15 February 2012

    UBS has sets final guidance on its 10-year non-call five Tier 2 loss-absorbing capital transaction at 7.25%, from 7.5%. The trade is expected to be priced later today. The order book is now well in excess of US$5bn and will close to European investors later on Wednesday.

  • Sony

    IFR Comment: Japanese electronics companies face junk status

    Capital City | 15 February 2012

    A potential cut to junk status in three Japanese electronics makers’ ratings sent their credit spreads yawning wider. Fitch is poised to cut to junk Panasonic, Sharp and Sony’s BBB– ratings in early 2013, once the trio have released their third-quarter earnings for the current year ending March 2013, according to Matt Jamieson, senior director at the ratings agency.

  • Belgian flag at Royal Palace

    IFR Comment: Belgium sows seeds for covered market

    Capital City | 15 February 2012

    Belgium is poised to establish a new legal framework for covered bonds, which will allow the country’s banks to use one of the most efficient form of public funding for the first time.

  • Ziggo

    EQUITIES: Ziggo considers US-style IPO

    Ticker | 15 February 2012

    Banks managing the IPO of Dutch cable operator Ziggo could launch a smaller deal on an accelerated basis in order to cut out the execution risk and get the trade done, sources close to the deal confirmed.

  • Nomura

    P&M: Nomura global equity sales head leaves amid headcount reshuffle

    Capital City | 15 February 2012

    (Reuters) - Christopher Wendel has left his job as global head of equity sales at Nomura Holdings, the Japanese investment bank said in an internal memo obtained by Reuters, as it continues with its US$1.2bn cost-cutting drive.

  • German industrial output and GDP detail

    Graphic Detail: German GDP and Industrial Output

    Capital City | 15 February 2012

    German gross domestic product contracted 0.2 percent, a slowdown from upwardly revised 0.6 percent growth in the July-September period, data showed on Wednesday. Here’s a deeper look at German GDP and industrial production from Reuters Graphics Editor Scott Barber.