Banks’ riskiest bonds may move higher on investors’ shopping lists as the European Union simplifies regulation of the securities and softens restrictions on coupon payments.
Boxer Amir Khan visited drought-hit Thar area in Pakistan’s southern Sindh province yesterday, along with his wife Faryal Makhdoom Khan, and said he was shocked when he heard news about unabated deaths of children in the area because of malnutrition and outbreak of diseases.
Reports emerged yesterday that Ryan Lochte and three other US Olympic swimmers claiming to have been mugged in Rio in fact got into a fight with an armed gas station security guard.
Qatar index up 0.7% to 10,681 points; Emaar supports Dubai after posting strong Q2 earnings; Dubai Investments slips on Q2 profit dip; Abu Dhabi’s Agthia falls after reporting results
Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing (HKEx) is facing a challenge to its plans to allow customers to trade in the Chinese bond market as the country’s central bank offers access to international investors.