Archive for November, 2012

Debt downs India’s airlines

The drama thats unfolding in India’s airline sector and has nearly taken one casualty, in Kingfisher Airlines earlier default and grounding, is causing turbulence for the rest of that country’s airlines as well. While Kingfisher is already down but not …

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A quality television maker is not necessarily a quality investment

Gone were the days when anything Japanese signalled excellence and quality. A Toyota Motors investor, happy with the new Toyota Camry he bought, could sit safely knowing that at the end of the day he could let the products speak …

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CME sues to protect its swap data

A new lawsuit by the CME to protect is trade data from having to be sent to DTCC or other centralized swap data repositories  could threaten or slow down the drive to increased transparency in derivative markets.

From Reuters,…

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North American CDS back at 3 month high

As mentioned in Businessweek,

The Markit CDX North America Investment Grade Index, a credit-default swaps benchmark that investors use to hedge against losses or to speculate on creditworthiness, rose 4.3 basis points to a mid-price of 104.5 basis points

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