Hello and welcome back to my website. If you have read some of my previous blogs you would see that I am deeply involved in the finance industry and love to learn about current happenings with the industry. I know the year is not over just yet but 2016 is just around the corner and people need to be prepared for start of the next year. This article is intended for the education of any reader interested in learning more about what financial professionals will be focusing on in 2016. I hope you enjoy the article and feel free to share it. Read more →
According to news reports rolling in now and earlier today, GE has been found to have shortlisted buyers for Japan’s commercial finance operations. GE has indeed shortlisted a few Japanese firm including Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. and Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. to name a few. The shortlist comes in regards to the potential buyers being named for GE’s commercial-finance operations. These firms and a few more were carefully selected by GE for their strong knowledge on the subject and familiarity with the business. Read more →
In regards to bond markets, one thing has been growing in popularity and in the newspapers, that one thing is liquidity. Investors, traders, and regulators are now constantly thinking about the ability to trade fixed-income securities without affecting prices too much. There are however plenty of people that disagree with the liquidity issue in this situation.
According to new regulations that have been enacted, it has become more and more difficult and expensive for banks to hold bolds on their balance sheets. It is also expensive and difficult to facilitate trades for their clients in certain areas, but the major growth of the investors that would and do buy these types of assets is another factor to consider. Read more →