Posts Tagged ‘debt’

Singapore’s builders seen facing debt troubles amid curbs

HONG KONG • Singapore’s small construction firms are likely to face more difficulties repaying debt as a clampdown on property speculation worsens their ...

HNA slims down after asset sales, but debt concerns persist

The lighter load may ease the pressure, but debts still high and the results aren’t enough to shake off concerns about the company
by BLOOMBERG HONG ...

Lim: EPF did not lose RM6b

by DASHVEENJIT KAUR / pic by TMR file
The Ministry of Finance has rebutted claims that the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has reported a loss of RM6 ...

World Bank CEO adds to voices of worry over global debt pileup

Central banks across the world are under pressure to follow Fed’s interest-rate hike, putting particular stress on EMs and developing economies
by ...

Central banks are ramping up their risk taking

LONDON • Central banks are ramping up their risk taking.
The days of plain old bonds and gold are over as central banks bet some of their trillions of ...

Funding developments without debt

Two of the Muslim world’s largest economies, Turkey and Indonesia, have announced ambitious plans for infrastructure development. More than anything, the ...
Kuala Lumpur

Growing economy can take care of debt

Malaysia already has a GDP per person that is comparable to that in 7 member states of the euro-area
by EDUARD J BOMHOFF / TMR file pix So, ...

Blackstone to acquire LaSalle Hotel for RM19b

Deal comes after Blackstone announced plans to sell the last of its Hilton Worldwide Holdings shares
NEW YORK • Three days after agreeing to sell off ...

Vietnam wins Fitch rating hike on growth, reserves

By BLOOMBERG
MANILA • Vietnam won a sovereign rating upgrade from Fitch Ratings on rising foreign-exchange reserves and strong economic growth, putting ...

Australia poorly placed for next global downturn, says Deutsche Bank

By BLOOMBERG
SYDNEY • Australia is poorly placed to respond to a global slowdown that’s probably not too far off given the duration of the US economic ...

How will China-linked projects be impacted?

Govt will seek to renegotiate the terms and amount of debt, including the terms of payment and interest rate for major national ...

L&T is said to agree to sell unit to Schneider

By BLOOMBERG
MUMBAI • Larsen & Toubro Ltd (L&T), India’s largest engineering and construction company, has agreed to sell its electrical unit ...