The S&P 500 ended slightly higher on Monday as a deal for Silicon Valley Bank’s assets helped to boost bank shares, while a decline in technology-related stocks limited the day’s gains. The S&P 500 banks index rose 3.1%, while the KBW regional banking index ended up 0.6%. JPMorgan Chase & Co shares climbed 2.9% and […]

The sale of failed Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) to a regional U.S. peer helped stabilise shares in European lenders on Monday, after the sector was hammered last week by worries about systemic bank stress and a looming credit crunch. The sudden collapse of tech-focused SVB earlier this month triggered the worst banking shock since the […]

A buyer for Silicon Valley Bank’s deposits and loans helped shares in European lenders mount a partial recovery on Monday, after the sector was hammered last week by worries of systemic bank stress and a credit crunch. There are also hopes for extra support for bank funding, after Bloomberg News reported U.S. authorities were in […]

friday Bids for SVB

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 […]

Market Stress

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 […]

SVB Collapse

Extreme volatility is rattling U.S. Treasury markets in the wake of Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse and investors fear a prolonged bout of gyrations before calm returns to bond markets. One measure of expected volatility in U.S. Treasuries – the ICE BoFA MOVE Index – has surged past its COVID-era high and now stands around levels […]

SVB Fallout

India’s state minister for technology said on Sunday he will meet start-ups this week to asses the impact on them of Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse, as concerns rise about the fallout for the Indian start-up sector. California banking regulators shut down Silicon Valley Bankon Friday after the a run on the lender, which had $209 […]

SVB Fallout

Britain’s finance ministry and the Bank of England are working to minimize the disruption that could arise from a collapse of the UK arm of Silicon Valley Bank, which has been seized by U.S. regulators, the ministry said on Saturday. Talks were scheduled for Saturday to discuss the issues faced by British tech companies affected […]