In an analysis that may rival that infamous "McKinsey report" from early 2015 which found that not only had there been no deleveraging since the financial crisis but that total global debt has risen to an unprecedented $199 trilion as of 2014, or up by $52 trillion in 7 years, earlier today S&P Global Raters issued a new report in which it forecasts that global corporate debt is set to rise by 50% over the next four years, rising from $51.4 trillion currently to $75 trillion by 2020 as a result of easy central bank monetary policy and low interest rates.
Despite the seasonal factors behind the recent surge in Chinese interbank rates, experts have argued that it has persisted because of the tough stance taken by Chinese policymakers. Societe Generale's Wei Yao expects liquidity conditions to stay tight through the second half of 2013.
In his first TV interview as CEO of Qualcomm Inc (QCOM), Steve Mollenkopf tells CNBC that the chip business is rocking thanks to a burgeoning market in China. “We have very strong demand in the chip business and if you look at our quarter that we delivered, it was actually a very strong quarter from […]View the full post at: Qualcomm CEO Sees Strength In This Market – QCOM
Canadian Solar Inc., a producer of photovoltaic panels, expects to report its first quarterly profit in more than two years as shipments and sales rise.
“The company expects to be profitable at the net-income level” for the three months ended Sept. 30, the Guelph, Ontario-based manufacturer said today in a statement. Results will be published Nov. 13.
Demand for gold was relatively resilient in the first quarter of 2012, with global demand falling 5 percent on a year-over-year basis, says the World Gold Council. Marcus Grubb, managing director of investment, calls this slight quarter decline in demand “noise in the context of 22 percent rise” in the price of gold compared to first quarter of 2011. Also, gold demand was very strong in the first three months of last year.