U.K. Housing Market Stays Subdued as Brexit, Rates Deter Buyers
August 26, 2018

The U.K. housing market remained listless in July as Brexit uncertainty intensified and Britons braced for an interest-rate increase from the Bank of England, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Prices and sales stagnated and property values Continue reading

Dollar Debt Will Be Elusive to Turkey as U.S. Sanctions Bite
August 21, 2018

The summer holiday in the bond market may be a long one for Turkey.

New dollar issuance, including government and corporate-sector bonds, has dried up, with no sales recorded since April, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. And with corporate-bond Continue reading

Deutsche Bank Cuts Costs Again. Not Even Fruit Bowls Are Safe
August 20, 2018

The list of perks at Deutsche Bank AG is shrinking fast.

Investment bankers at Germany’s largest lender have been told to travel coach class on trains; fewer are able to attend conferences and some former employees said severance pay was Continue reading

Oil Hedge Fund Manager Says $300 Oil Not Impossible
May 30, 2018
  • Andurand says on Twitter lack of investment risks price spike
  • Higher prices aren’t a threat to the economy, Andurand says

Pierre Andurand, one of oil’s most prominent hedge fund managers, said the current reluctance of energy companies to invest in new Continue reading

$1 Trillion Fund Committed to U.K. No Matter What Brexit Outcome
March 28, 2018

The world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund will continue to invest in the U.K. no matter what the outcome of Brexit talks.

“We remain a long-term and committed investor in the U.K. in all asset classes,” Norges Bank Investment Management’s Chief Continue reading

Bitcoin’s Plunge in Volume Stirs Questions About Its Usage
March 13, 2018

Earlier this year, when Bitcoin’s price fell by more than 60 percent from its record close, a less-noticed Bitcoin figure also plunged: the number of daily transactions.

There are many explanations for the fall-off in trading, from software- to news-related. Continue reading

Muellers Move on Ex-Skadden Lawyer Puts Heat on Manafort, Gates
February 25, 2018

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller intensified legal pressure on ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his deputy, Rick Gates, by filing a false-statements case against a lawyer who did Ukraine-related work with the two men.

Prosecutors accused the attorney, Continue reading