As U.S. banking contagion worries ebb, some investors are hunting for shares of fundamentally strong regional lenders that were swept up in this month’s epic sell-off. Investors sent a record net $236.2 million into the iShares Regional Bank ETF over the last two weeks, after Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse earlier this month fueled concern about […]<
Australian Treasurer Jim Chalmers will convene a meeting of the country’s top financial regulators to check how the latest volatility in global financial markets could affect the country, an official in the treasurer’s office said on Tuesday. Australia’s Council of Financial Regulators (CFR) will meet on Thursday after Chalmers discussed the latest market turmoil in […]
Telecom fraud is becoming increasingly common in today’s world, and as technology advances, so do the methods used by fraudsters. These types of frauds in telecom can be costly and devastating for both individuals and businesses. However, there are several ways you can protect yourself from telecom fraud. In this article, we will delve deeper into this issue, shed […]
Regulators at the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corp (FDIC) have asked banks interested in acquiring failed lenders Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank to submit bids by March 17, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The new auctions show how the FDIC is making a concerted effort to return the lenders to the […]
China will set up a financial watchdog run by the Communist Party, state media reported on Thursday, as part of a broad reorganisation of governing bodies set to give the ruling party direct control and supervision over financial affairs. The creation of the Central Financial Commission will see the dissolution of the state-run Financial Stability […]
As SVB Financial Group wrestled with a capital shortfall and the prospect of a downgrade to its credit rating last week, it went to Goldman Sachs Group Inc and worked out an unusual two-part plan, according to people familiar with the discussions. The investment bank would buy a $21.5 billion bond portfolio from SVB to […]
Apple Inc supplier Foxconn on Wednesday said it plans to ramp up investment outside of China and efforts to attract automakers to its contract manufacturing business, as the company reported weaker demand for consumer electronics. Foxconn, which assembles around 70% of iPhones, has been diversifying production away from China, whose strict COVID restrictions disrupted its […]
SVB Financial Group said on Tuesday that Goldman Sachs Group Inc was the acquirer of a bond portfolio on which it booked a $1.8 billion loss, a transaction that set in motion the failure of SVB. The loss on the portfolio was the reason SVB, a technology-focused lender known as Silicon Valley Bank, attempted a […]
Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse pressured global bank stocks further on Tuesday as investors fretted over the financial health of some lenders, in spite of assurances from U.S. President Joe Biden and other policymakers. An indicator of credit risk in the euro zone banking system leapt to its highest since mid-July, as worries about contagion risks […]
Global shares fell for a sixth day on Tuesday as a brewing U.S. banking crisis prompted investors to downgrade their expectations for interest rate hikes, even ahead of key inflation data later in the day. As recently as a week ago, investors were just recovering from a reality-check that prompted many to assume that rates […]
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