A US appeal court has verdict on Wednesday upholding previous ruling by the District Judge regarding lifting injunction for Argentina in entering global capital market. The ruling allows the South American nation to enter the capital market just after 15 years. It appears as a great success for the incumbent Argentine President who has come to power with promise to settle the default debt status.
SEC has filed a lawsuit against former ConvergEx exec Basilly on Tuesday on the allegation of defrauding traders. Prior to that, ConvergEx has admitted wrongdoing through its several units and counted penalty of $150 million to the regulators. However, his lawyer claims innocence rejecting all allegations and cites that Bassily has acted as per ConvergEx approved business model.
The largest coal miner in the US has sought protection under bankruptcy law on Wednesday ending speculations over its future. The filing has been acknowledged as the largest bankruptcy case by liabilities during this year. With this filing, a century old publicly traded company is going to shutting down its operations in the US.
Crude oil prices have been witnessed to drop a little after hitting the four-month high, but still manage a few profits for the Asian oil producers. Amid such market situations, oil producers including Russia and Saudi Arabia have reached a consensus for putting cap on oil production. The output cut decision has surprised the analysts since increased market price naturally boosts up production.
Ken Paxton, the Texan attorney general has been sued on Monday by the US regulators on accusation of playing role in a stock scam. In addition to the civil lawsuit, Paxton has also been sued with criminal charges for defrauding investors. The Texan Democrats as well as Republicans have called for his resignation.
StanChart has reportedly been considering for disposing of risk weighted assets worth $4.4 billion in India, China, Indonesia and Malaysia. To be liquidated assets in India will worth around $1.4 billion following an internal classification of businesses with risk for default. The move is going to take place since the lender pares its balance sheet after booking record impairments.
Sprint has announced on Wednesday raising $2.2 billion fund through selling and leasing back of network assets. The complex transaction structure has been facilitated by the internet carrier’s parent company SoftBank Group. Sprint chooses this deal out of other available options to remain solvent for more than 2 years.
Three Volkswagen dealerships operating in Illinois and Florida has sued the German automaker for being deceived through the diesel-gate scam. The dealerships also accuse VW for illegally favoring some dealers and forcing retailers into financing arrangements with a company-lending affiliate. The plaintiffs have sought class status for the suit and appropriate compensation from the accused.
After started rolling in 2013, Flywheel, a blog management service providing startup has raised $1.2 million seed fund around one and half year ago. Now, the startup has raised another $4 million Series A fund for its expansion efforts from a round of investors led by Five Elms Capital. The Omaha startup now serves 40,000 clients and intends to grow further with the aid of newly raised fund.
Glencore is possibly nearer to a deal with Canda’s largest pension fund to sell 40% stake in its agriculture business. CPPIB has agreed to pay $2.5 billion against a total valuation of $6 billion. However, there is no guarantee that the deal will surely take place.
Following a deal with UAW, the union members are enjoying jobs in Ford’s Wayne plant sacrificing small-car plant in Mexico. Applying the loophole in negotiation terms, Ford announces another $1.6 billion production plant in Mexico in addition to previously declared $2.5 billion plant. Ford’s tricky stance has irked the UAW and the union members have demonstrated protest against the automaker’s decision.
SunEdison has been passing through acute cash crunch while embattling with lawsuits. Though the lawsuits have been filed recently and remain pending for adjudication, the variety of claimants has attracted analysts’ attention. However, the event has been analyzed as instance of tilting confidence among the creditors as well as investors.
Mitr Phol Group of Thailand has been recognized as the largest sugar and bio-power producer in Thailand and the fifth-largest sugar producer across the globe. The group intends to get recognized as the world’s leading sugar and bio-power producer. Upholding the view, MPG has announced its ฿50.4 billion investment plan inn some select areas.
In response to a letter from the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, Christine Lagarde, the IMF chief, has binned the Wikileaks’ transcript. Since IMF doesn’t act on leaks, she decided to allow the IMF team to resume the postponed bailout review. She has stressed the need for a speedy conclusion of the bailout review just for the sake of the Greek people.
Minister Al Falih, head of Aramco, has expressed intention for investment in India’s oil industry. The intention has been revealed following its earlier decision for selling less than 5% stake of Aramco through IPO. All the moves have been analyzed as parts of Saudi bid to diversify its economy while reducing dependence on oil prices.
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