BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday after investor confidence was boosted by a Federal Reserve official’s comments that the U.S. central bank should stick with its super-easy monetary policy.
Regional Fed chief James Bullard said in a speech Tuesday that the Fed should continue its monthly $85 billion in bond purchases, which drives down interest rates and thus encourages lending and spending, to help spur the U.S. economic recovery. (more…)
By William Schomberg
LONDON (Reuters) – Bank of England Governor Mervyn King has urged successor Mark Carney not to bring to Britain his trademark policy of spelling out how long interest rates will remain low. (more…)
TORONTO, May 21, 2013 /CNW/ – Trez Capital Senior Mortgage Investment Corporation (the “Company”) announced today that its board of directors has declared a monthly distribution of $0.0416 per Class A share of the Company. The distribution will be paid on June 14, 2013 to holders of Class A shares of record on May 31, 2013. As of May 21, 2013, there were 8,915,280 Class A shares outstanding. The amount of the monthly distributions is equivalent to approximately $0.50 per Class A Share per annum. This represents an annual cash distribution of 5.0% based on the $10 issue price of the Class A Shares. (more…)
WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund said Friday that substantial risks still loom for the Cypriot economy even after a multi-billion dollar international bailout aimed at averting a debt default. (more…)
AMSTERDAM (AP) — World stock markets rose steadily on Friday after two key indicators suggested the U.S. economic expansion will continue.
The Conference Board reported that its leading indicator index for the U.S. increased 0.6 percent in April, following a 0.2 decline in March, due to recovering housing and labor markets. (more…)
BEIJING, May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ – Yongye International, Inc. (NASDAQ: YONG) (“Yongye” or the “Company”), a leading developer, manufacturer, and distributor of crop nutrient products in the People’s Republic of China, today announced that, on May 16, 2013, the special committee (the “Special Committee”) of the board of directors (the “Board of Directors”) was provided a letter (the “Letter”) issued by Abax Global Capital (Hong Kong) Limited (“Abax”) to Full Alliance International Limited (“Full Alliance”). The Letter, dated as of May 15, 2013, informs Full Alliance that Abax remains interested in pursuing the proposed going private transaction described in the proposal letter delivered to the Board of Directors on October 15, 2012, on the terms and conditions as outlined in the amended and restated financing commitment letter (the “Commitment Letter”) issued by Abax to Full Alliance on April 1, 2013, and as amended on April 16, 2013, which expired on May 15, 2013. According to the Letter, Abax continues to be focused on this transaction and will re-engage in the going private transaction as soon as the trading suspension is lifted. Please refer to the enclosed Exhibit A for a copy of the Letter. (more…)
HOUSTON, May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Milagro Oil & Gas, Inc. (“Milagro“), Vanquish Energy, LLC, a newly formed Delaware limited liability company to which Milagro will transfer substantially all of its assets in connection with the consummation of the Exchange Offer (“Vanquish“), and Vanquish Finance, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Finance Corp.” and, together with Vanquish, the “Issuers“) announced today that they have commenced a private exchange offer (the “Exchange Offer“) to exchange any and all of Milagro’s outstanding 10.500% Senior Secured Second Lien Notes due 2016 (the “Old Notes“) issued under the Indenture dated as of May 11, 2010 (the “Indenture“) among Milagro, the guarantors party thereto and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as Trustee, for either (i) Class A Units (the “Class A Units“) of Vanquish and 10.500% Senior Secured Second Lien Notes due 2017 of the Issuers (the “New Notes,” and together with the Class A Units, the “New Securities“) or (ii) cash for up to a maximum of $65.0 million aggregate principal amount of the Old Notes, all on the terms and subject to the conditions as set forth in a confidential offering circular and consent solicitation statement (the “Offering Circular“). In connection with the Exchange Offer, Milagro is soliciting consents (“Consents“) from holders of the Existing Notes to certain proposed amendments to the Indenture (the “Consent Solicitation“). (more…)
By Marc Jones
LONDON (Reuters) – Central bank intervention, the euro zone crisis and China‘s rise have expanded the list of data that moves markets, but surprises in measures such as PMIs and U.S. jobs numbers still pack the biggest punch.
Eager for an early view of economic momentum, investors put extra focus on purchasing manager indexes (PMIs), especially the flash, or preliminary, numbers from China, Europe and the United States. (more…)
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The pattern of payment is quite crucial when applying that loan. You should realize the distribution from the loans repayment. Some companies could possibly have ineffective repayment patterns which will be an excellent issue in managing your financial life. It’s great to know the volume of premiums applicable before you take the credit.
The safety of your job is the one other thing you need to take a look at when contemplating a personal loan. If you are not permanently employed, you could have problems when clearing the loan timely. It’s essential to review your career security and enquire of yourself how to handle it if you lost the task and you’ve got credit.
Loans are perfect while they direct you towards salvaging abrupt financial needs. However, it’s essential to understand the potential for loss and also the implications involved when securing easy. It’s essential to possess several form of repaying in the event that one fails. (more…)
MUMBAI, India, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Rolta India Limited (“Rolta”) today announced the successful pricing of 10.75% Senior Notes (the “Notes”) in the international markets, aggregating to USD 200 million by its wholly owned subsidiary, Rolta, LLC. This offering was oversubscribed by 2 times, with demand from a high quality investor base (over 70 accounts globally), split among asset managers (72%), banks (10%), and retail accounts (18%). The offering was well-subscribed across geographies, with Asia contributing to 47% of the demand, and US contributing to 43% of the demand. European investors accounted for 10% of demand. (more…)