Wednesday, 21 February 2018

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  • Societe Generale faces US trading enigma

    People & Markets | 01 September 2017

    Societe Generale’s trading in the United States, already restricted by its reluctance to set up an intermediate holding company, may be hampered even further after two of the bank’s senior markets executives were charged with manipulating Libor.

  • Noble Group logo

    Noble CDS holders kept waiting for ruling

    Top News | 01 September 2017

    Holders of Noble Group’s credit default swaps have been left frustrated after a derivatives committee failed to rule on whether or not the Hong Kong-headquartered company had triggered a payout on the instruments.

  • Basel Committee warns banks of fintech impact

    Ticker | 31 August 2017

    Banks and their supervisors should assess how technological innovations might hit their profits as well as other more conventional cyber risks, according to a new report by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision.

  • Macquarie Group logo

    MOVES-Kaye moves to Macquarie

    Ticker | 31 August 2017

    Daniel Kaye has been appointed head of cash execution and sales for Europe at Macquarie. He joins the Australian group from Credit Suisse, where he was head of cash execution pan euro and emerging markets.

  • Norske Skog sign

    New board shelves Norske Skog recap

    Top News | 25 August 2017

    Norske Skog’s protracted debt restructuring looks set to drag on even longer after the paper producer abandoned the planned launch of revised proposals at last Thursday’s extraordinary general meeting, after new directors joined the board.

  • Greece

    Greece seeks market return

    Top News | 25 August 2017

    Greece could issue another bond before the end of the year, followed by up to two more next year, as it comes to the end of its third aid programme and attempts to wean itself off more than €200bn of official sector financing.

  • UK seeks to protect English law primacy in financial contracts

    People & Markets | 25 August 2017

    Investors in debt issued by European Union firms under English law received reassurance last week that any future disputes would still be able to be resolved through English courts, and decisions recognised across the EU, even after the UK left the EU at the end of March 2019.

  • Banco Popular CDS auction delayed again

    People & Markets | 25 August 2017

    ISDA’s credit determinations committee has decided to delay any auction to work out the level of payouts for holders of credit default swaps against subordinated notes of Banco Popular until an independent valuation of the failed institution has been carried out.

  • MOVES-Fitch makes key FIG promotions

    Ticker | 24 August 2017

    Fitch Ratings has appointed Kevin Duignan as global group head for financial institutions. He will be based in New York.

  • New board shelves Norske Skog recap

    Ticker | 24 August 2017

    Norkse Skog’s protracted debt restructuring looks set to be extended even further with the paper producer saying the planned public launch of the revised proposals at Thursday’s extraordinary general meeting would no longer take place after new directors joined the board yesterday.