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The Debt Machine  Financial Times

Leveraged companies could be caught out as the threat of recession looms.


Debt machine: are risks piling up in leveraged loans?  Financial Times

Regulators fear looser lending standards for low-rated companies could precipitate the next downturn.


Could junk debt lead to a new subprime-style meltdown?  The Week UK

Bank of England sparks concern among central banks after revealing the size of the global risky loan market.


Eurozone household debt falls to lowest level since 2006  Financial Times

A measure of eurozone personal debt is at its lowest since before the financial crisis, making the region's consumers less vulnerable to the effects of a rise in ...


Securitize To Join IBM's Blockchain Accelerator To Modernize $82T Corporate Debt Market  Forbes

Securitize, a compliance platform and protocol for digitizing securities on the blockchain, has revealed that it's one of 10 companies to join the IBM Blockchain ...


Welsh pupils refused hot school dinners due to credit debt  BBC News

A leading councillor says the school meals "scandal" is like being back "in the dark ages".


Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis advises how to shift credit card debt on This Morning  Express

Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis, 46, was met with huge praise from viewers of his Money Show last week, after explaining how people can shift their debt to ...


Bank of England warns of junk debt crisis risk  Investment Week

The Bank of England has warned the $1.4trn loan market could lead to another fallout similar to the US subprime mortgage crisis that contributed to the GFC in ...


Hermes jumps on private debt trend with UBS hire  Portfolio Adviser

Director brings experience of SME loan market. Email Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Print. Hermes Investment Management has added private debt expertise to its ...


Huge borrowing hike by Doncaster households as debt escalates  Doncaster Today

Borrowing by Doncaster households has increased by 15 percent in the past five years along with a hike in credit card and car financing debt new figures have ...


What the 1MDB Scandal Can Teach Us About the Nature of Debt  Bloomberg

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EM groups will pay heavy price for gorging on debt  Financial Times

Less investment for growth and yet more borrowing beckons.


Robin Hood Energy: Nottingham city council pledges to cover latest debt  West Bridgford Wire

The energy company owned by Nottingham City Council has been given further financial reassurances by the authority. The Labour-run council has extended ...


Patisserie Holdings in crunch talks with banks over debt extension  Proactive Investors UK

Troubled cafe chain Patisserie Holdings PLC (LON:CAKE) remains locked in talks with its banks over a finance package without which the group might fail as ...


Casino completes €1.5bn disposal plan with Fortress deal  Financial Times

French hypermarket group's agreed property sale to raise €392m upfront.


Franklin Templeton launches emerging markets debt fund  Expert Investor

Hard currency Ucits fund will invest in fixed and floating rate debt securities and debt obligations.


Bank of England raises alarm over junk debt  Telegraph.co.uk

Fears are mounting that the $1.4 trillion risky loan market could lead to a subprime mortgage-style meltdown after Bank of England research caused shock ...


Barrow's debt crisis expected to spike this month as 'perfect Christmas' bills hit doormats  NW Evening Mail

BARROW'S debt crisis will spike in January as Christmas bills hit doormats, officials have warned.


How January pushes the poorest towards the priciest debt  The Independent

For many people, this is now the fifth week since the last payday – and for a significant number that's causing serious problems. December is an expensive ...


Beat depressing Blue Monday by owning up to debt, experts say  Daily Mail

Tomorrow is 'Blue Monday' – supposedly the most depressing day of the year with money worries a key contributor. Financial experts say confiding in others is ...


Peterborough Universal Credit claimants pushed into £5,000 debt arrears, new report claims  Peterborough Telegraph

Peterborough residents receiving Universal Credit have been pushed into debt, with some claiming they are in arrears of more than £5000.


JGBs edge lower as safe-haven appeal of debt fades on stronger equities  Reuters

Japanese government bond (JGB) prices edged down on Monday as gains in Japanese and U.S. equities helped improve investors' risk appetite and ...


Construction sites go dark in Mao's debt-laden hometown  Nikkei Asian Review

BEIJING -- The slowdown in local infrastructure investment represents a major culprit as China's growth sinks to its lowest pace in nearly three decad.


UK reviews impact of student debt on financial stability  Financial Times

Bank of England examines how loans affect graduates' ability to spend and pay other debts.


This diabetic federal worker rationed her insulin during the shutdown because debt was scarier than dying  CNN

Mallory Lorge, a furloughed federal worker and a diabetic, told CNN she resorted to rationing her insulin medication because "the thought of having more debt ...


Government debt rises after Co-op sale  Cyprus Mail

The general government deficit rose to €1.050bn in the third quarter of 2018 as a result of the state's divestment of the 'good part' of the Cyprus Cooperative ...


Tesla has $920 million in debt that's coming due — and it could wipe out a large chunk of the company's cash  CNBC

Tesla has a billion dollar debt coming due, and it could wipe out nearly a third of the company's cash if the stock price doesn't improve. About $920 million in ...


South Africa Is Said to Help Zimbabwe With Debt-Clearance Talks  Bloomberg

South Africa offered to use its influence with the International Monetary Fund and World Bank to help broker a debt-clearance plan for Zimbabwe, according to a ...


Average UK household debt now stands at record £15,400  The Guardian

Britain's household debt mountain has reached a new peak, with UK homes now owing an average of £15,385 to credit card firms, banks and other lenders, ...


New Look to regroup after restructuring debt  Drapers

New Look's refinancing, aimed at reducing its long-term debt by 80%, will put the retailer “on the front foot” in tackling its turnaround strategy, executive chairman ...


LETTER: A fix for the Muskrat Falls debt  The Western Star

The spectre of sky-high electricity rates due to the cost overruns of Muskrat Falls is looming over the residents and businesses of Newfoundland and Labrador.


Czech democracy ‘under threat’ from rising debt crisis  The Guardian

Snowed under with debts from a failed business, Renata's hands shook as she told a tale of financial misery that drove her to contemplate suicide and visited ...


Italy's debt-to-GDP ratio down to 133% - English  Agenzia ANSA

Italy's debt-to-GDP ratio dropped to 133% in the third quarter of 2018, down from 133.1% in the previous three months and from 133.6% in the equivalent period ...


Paying down debt should be priority for low income workers, say experts  CTV News

Investment planning can often be seen as a luxury for the financially stable but advisers say that it's especially important for those who are starting out in their ...


Cameroon held no external debt arrears, at the end of September 2018  Business in Cameroon

(Business in Cameroon) - Cameroonian government cleared 100% of its external debt servicing over the first 9 months of 2018, the State budget execution ...


Brexit threat exposes frailties in UK debt markets  Financial Times

The UK's debt markets have remained fairly tranquil over the past couple of years as Brexit looms — but that cannot be expected to continue if there is a chaotic ...


£2m bank charge for college clearing debt with bailout  FE Week

A cash-strapped college has spent almost £2 million of the bailout cash it received from the government on bank charges – although it has actually saved money ...


Public debt in emerging Asia creeps past 50% of GDP  Nikkei Asian Review

SINGAPORE -- Government debt in emerging Asian economies hit 50% of gross domestic product in the third quarter of last year, according to estimates b.


Vulture funds eat up debt bonds of Pizza Express, owned by John Zhao  The Times

Vulture funds are believed to be stalking Pizza Express, buying up the company's debt on the cheap in an attempt to seize control. The high street restaurant's ...


Global debt levels surging, but keep your calm  DW (English)

In most countries, the global financial crisis has led to a ballooning of sovereign debt levels. Large-scale economic stimulus programs and bank bailouts have ...


Woman attacked with knife over 'cigarette debt'  The Ulster Herald

A MAN accused of beating a woman with a knife close to Strathroy last week over an alleged debt for cigarettes has been denied bail. The incident happened on ...


Greece’s Public Debt on the Rise  Greek Reporter

Greece's public debt reached €334.988 billion in the third quarter of 2018, an increase of €21.493 billion over that of the same quarter in 2017, the Greek ...


China's globetrotting labourers face dangers and debt  Financial Times

Overseas workers struggle amid long hours, unsafe conditions and unpaid salaries.


Universal Credit’s five-week wait pushing Brits into spiralling debts from the start, MPs warn  The Sun

BRITS on Universal Credit will spiral into more debt when switching over to the new benefits system, MPs have warned. The powerful Work and Pensions ...


MNP Consumer Debt Index Update: Canadians more worried about debt, interest rates and personal finances compared to September  GlobeNewswire

Number of Canadians who say they don't make enough to cover their bills and debt obligations increased by 7 points to 31%; Number of Canadians within $200 ...


How to Get out of High Credit Card Debt  INQUIRER.net

Learn the details of debt consolidation and how it can help you eliminate high credit card debt.


MarketInvoice raises more than $72M in equity and debt financing  Mobile Payments Today

MarketInvoice, a U.K.-based fintech, raised $72 million [56 million British pounds] in equity and debt financing, including a Series B $33.5 million equity round ...


More Bad News: Tesla Is About to Owe $920 Million in Debt  Futurism

A nearly billion-dollar debt is about to come due for Tesla. That's more bad news about a trying month for the futuristic automaker.


Hundreds of people in Barrow in debt owing more than £1m - shock report reveals  NW Evening Mail

BARROW'S debt crisis soared past a million pounds last year, according to a shocking new report.


How Bitcoin Gets To $10 Million and Solves The World Debt Problem  Bitcoinist

It's a scenario we'd all like to see... and of course, eradicating world debt would also be a good thing. But is there a path to get there? Possibly, Bitcoin will reach ...


Rwanda dispels concerns of debt distress  The New Times

To finance infrastructure development and other development expenditure, the Government often has to borrow from international financiers, private sector, ...


Student loan debt is keeping young people from buying homes, Fed study finds  CNBC

Home ownership among all Americans for the study period declined 4 percentage points, from a peak of 69 percent in 2005 to a trough of 65 percent in 2014.


New Look seeks to slash long-term debt in turnround plan  Financial Times

New Look has accelerated plans to slash its long-term debt, imposing more significant losses than expected on bondholders, after a sharp downturn in trading ...


This is the best place to live in America to pay down debt  CNBC

LendingTree recently analyzed data in 50 of the biggest metro areas in the U.S. to find which city was the best to live in if you're looking to pay down debt.


Debt headache? Reboot your finances for the new year  The Guardian

Did you blow your budget in December? In a few days' time, the first set of post-Christmas credit card bills will land on doormats – and for many they will not ...


As China’s debt soars, the market for buying bad loans revs up  The Economist

FOR MANY investors, debt in China is something to fear, a shadow over the world economy. But for a different breed, it looks more like a terrain of untapped ...


Rural America's "brain drain": How student debt is emptying small towns  CBS News

The opportunity gap between cities and rural America has never been bigger -- and student loans may be to blame.


Does the corporate debt mountain pose an avalanche risk?  FRANCE 24

Paris (AFP). During the years of ultra cheap money, companies loaded up on debt but now the concern is whether they will be able to handle the mountain of ...


Expert offers best tips to pay off holiday season debt  KHON2

Millions of Americans dug themselves deeper into credit card debt over the holiday season. KHON2 spoke with an expert for tips to pay off that big bill faster.


Don't let Instagram envy put you in debt  The National

The fear of missing out can cause social media-influenced spending on holidays.


'Beware of rising global debts'  New Straits Times

KUALA LUMPUR: THE Asian Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee (ASFRC) has warned of the possibility of another financial crisis, given the rising global ...


Hedge funds target AA over debt pile  Telegraph.co.uk

Hedge funds have ramped up their bets against the AA, piling pressure on chief executive Simon Breakwell to get to grips with its enormous debts.


Record year: Sustainable debt market surges forward in response to growing global demand  www.businessgreen.com

The global green finance market enjoyed another impressive year in 2018, as record levels of sustainable debt were issued on the back of solid growth from the ...


Spectre Announces Senior Debt Facility for B737NG Freighter Portfolio  PRNewswire

DUBLIN, Jan. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas-based Spectre Cargo Solutions, through its Irish affiliate NGF Genesis Limited, has closed its first round of a ...


Shrinking workforce, household debt among principal concerns for Finland  Helsinki Times

The IMF and DBRS have both warned Finland of the perils of its shrinking workforce and rising household debt.


Attend debt waiver events: Randhawa to Kejri  The Tribune India

Tribune News *Service*. Chandigarh, January 21. Senior Congress leader and Cooperation Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa has extended invitation to ...


FOX13 Investigates: Imposter debt collector scams Memphis woman | FOX13  FOX13 Memphis

An imposter scam is making its way through the Mid-South.


US national debt rises $2 trillion under Trump  CNN

The US national debt stood at $21.974 trillion at the end of 2018, more than $2 trillion higher than when President Donald Trump took office, according to ...


How to cure a Christmas debt hangover  The Independent

You had a great Christmas. You enjoyed picking the best gifts for the people you love, you ate and drank well, and you caught up with friends and family you ...


TBMA calm on property debt  Bangkok Post

The Bank of Thailand's macroprudential policy to curb property speculation is unlikely to affect real estate companies raising funds from debenture issuance ...


How to pay off all your debt in January 2019 with these easy steps  inews.co.uk

Christmas spending will have put the average person further into debt as the New Year starts. But it is possible to pay off a significant chunk in January.


Turkish government's gross debt stock totals $202.5B  Anadolu Agency

In 2018, central government's gross debt stock surges 21.7 percent year-on-year, according to Treasury - Anadolu Agency.


Brotherton recruits pbb's Vaughan to launch debt distribution business  Property Week

Brotherton Real Estate has hired pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank's head of UK syndications Tim Vaughan to launch Brotherton Debt Distribution.


Russian foreign debt down 12.4 pct in 2018: central bank - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

MOSCOW, Jan. 21 (Xinhua) -- Russia's foreign debt amounted to 453.7 billion U.S. dollars as of Jan. 1, 2019, down 12.4 percent or 64.4 billion dollars from the ...


Provident Financial warns on profit after rise in bad debt  Financial Times

Subprime lender reports tougher trading at Vanquis credit card division.


Fears of excessive debt drive more countries to cut down their Belt and Road investments  CNBC

In recent months, countries such as Pakistan, Malaysia, Myanmar and Sierra Leone have either canceled or backed away from previously negotiated ...


Have we been misled over the importance of government debt?  The Independent

Fiscal illusion” sounds like the kind of thing Derren Brown might do to your wallet in front of a packed theatre. But actually, fiscal illusions are what perturb ...


Millennials, like Baby Boomers, struggle with lifelong debt  Marketplace.org

“I think the best compliment I can give is not to say how much your programs have taught me (a ton), but how much Marketplace has motivated me to go out and ...


Research suggests cancer survivors carry greater burdens: medical bills/debt  Wink News

New research from the American Cancer society suggests cancer survivors carry greater financial burdens related to medical bills and debt. Doctors found ...


Average Household Debt Climbs to New High of £15,400  Money Expert

The TUC (Trades Union Congress) has released figures showing that average unsecured debt per household in the UK has reached a new peak of just under ...


The British high street crisis is due to debt, not Brexit  New Statesman

In 2018, the British high street endured its worst Christmas since the global financial crisis of 2008. Figures released by KPMG, which audits many of the firms in ...


A year on from Carillion's collapse, many of government's most prominent outsourcers still struggling with growing debt piles  City A.M.

On the anniversary of Carillion's collapse, government outsourcers are still reporting ballooning debt levels as they try to balance the books.


State has the sixth worst debt position  The New Indian Express

Kerala with a fiscal deficit (as a percentage of GSDP) of 3.4 per cent has the sixth worst debt position.


Isle of Wight County schools report growing 'lunch debt' - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

ISLE OF WIGHT Students attending Isle of Wight County public schools who could not afford to pay for lunch in their respective school cafeterias, but were still ...


To-Win to Sell Assets of Debt-Ridden Ride-Hailing Company  Caixin Global

To-Win Capital will sell its shares in ride-hailing business Yidao Yongche at half the undisclosed initial purchase price, the company announced Monday.


Brexiteers owe Dominic Grieve and Gina Miller a debt of gratitude  Spectator.co.uk

If, as seems inevitable, the Commons votes to reject Theresa May's Brexit deal later today – thereby sparing Britain from the humiliation of being trapped…


Does Towngas China Company Limited’s (HKG:1083) Debt Level Pose A Problem?  Simply Wall St

Small-cap and large-cap companies receive a lot of attention from investors, but mid-cap stocks like Towngas China Company Limited (HKG:1083), with a ...


A Note On NetComm Wireless Limited’s (ASX:NTC) ROE and Debt To Equity  Simply Wall St

Many investors are still learning about the various metrics that can be useful when analysing a stock. This article is for those who would like to learn about ...


High Court rules against ATO, finding tax debts can be shifted between spouses  ABC News

A recent High Court case has found that a tax debt of one spouse can be shifted to another during a divorce property settlement, which lawyers say is ...


‘Stealth easing’ spreads in China property as debt risks mount  Macau Daily Times

Stealth easing is Nomura Holdings Inc.'s description of measures rolled out in some Chinese cities in recent months to counter a faltering property market.


Brainsway Will Use Some Proceeds From The IPO To Pay Debt  Seeking Alpha

Jerusalem-based Brainsway is a medical device company selling non-invasive neuromodulation products using the company's own technology called Deep ...


China corporate debt defaults may lead to crisis, global contagion  Business Insider

The sheer scope of debt levels in China is leading to fears that the country could be teetering on the edge of a crisis.


Here's How Much Debt Collectors Earn In Every State  Forbes

Ever wonder what one of the most disdained jobs in the country earns a year? Now it's time to find out how much money debt collectors are taking home in each ...


China opens the debt taps again as economic growth slows to multi-decade lows  ABC News

China's central bank makes its biggest single-day cash injection into its economy as fears of a hard economic landing mount, writes Stephen Letts.


The 'paradox of debt'—or how to avoid austerity again • Social Europe  Social Europe Journal

The Spanish government's budget proposals show some break with the austerity of its conservative predecessor. But there is still an excessive commitment to ...


Universal Credit delay ‘traps Brits in debt and forces them to food banks to pay it all back, charity warns  The Sun

UNIVERSAL Credit's five week wait for help is trapping Brits in debts which they can't ever repay, a charity has warned. Christians Against Poverty say that the ...


Paying off debt is a pressing issue for Gen X and younger boomers  CNBC

While 70 percent of this demographic were able to set aside money for their later years in 2018, building that nest egg is not their current focus — paying down ...


Angeles City wallowing in debt?  Sun.Star

BURIED in the inside page of a national newspaper was a story about the order of the Commission on Audit (COA) versus Samar Congresswoman Milagros Tan ...


The biggest emerging market debt problem is in America  Financial News

A recurrent topic in the financial press for much of 2018 has been the rising risks in the emerging market asset class. Emerging economies are, of course, a very ...


Remember the Subprime Mortgage Mess? $1.2T in Risky Corporate Debt is Flashing Similar Warning Signs  http://hamodia.com

Indebted borrowers increasingly take out high-interest, adjustable-rate loans that are packaged into securities and sold to investors eager for a better ra.