The material on this site is for financial institutions, professional investors and their professional advisers. It is for information only. Please read our Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy and Cookies before using this site.

All material subject to strictly enforced copyright laws. © 2021 Euromoney, a part of the Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC.

WireTap 1400 07/02/12

A round-up of the key stories across the specialist financial media, including reports that finance watchdogs are set to crack down on shadow banking.

Watchdogs to drag shadow banks into the light

Watchdogs are responding to concerns over the growing number of shadow banks emerging as a result of retreat from conventional banks.

Click here for the full story

UBS issues gloomy outlook for 2012

UBS has issued a gloomy outlook for 2012, stating that the tough conditions experienced in 2011 were likely to continue.

Click here for the full story

BP set for first post-spill dividend increase

BP has raised its dividend for the first time since it resumed payouts in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon incident.

Click here for the full story

China central bank to aid home buyers to balance crackdown on speculators

The People’s Bank of China has pledged support for first-home buyers as a crackdown on real-estate speculation threatens to trigger a property slump.

Click here for the full story

Japan confirms stealth intervention to limit yen

The Japanese government has confirmed that it intervened unannounced in foreign exchange markets to weaken the yen last year, the first time it had done so in seven years.

Click here for the full story

We use cookies to provide a personalized site experience.
By continuing to use & browse the site you agree to our Privacy Policy.
I agree