A dual-track system, including survey-based lending rates along with transaction-linked indices, is likely to replace scandal-hit London interbank lending rate Libor as soon as next year, the Financial Times reported on its website on Sunday.
London's gold and silver markets face the possibility of a probe into price setting, putting a century-old practice under the spotlight after the Libor rigging scandal that exposed widespread interest rate manipulation by b
Sharjah-based United Arab Bank has secured a club loan worth $125 million for general corporate purposes, a company statement said on Wednesday.
The two-year facility, which can be extended to three years, was signed at a margin o
Swiss bank UBS faces a fine of about $1 billion next week to settle charges of rigging the London interbank offered rate (Libor) interest rate benchmark, a person familiar with the situation said.
Such a penalty would be more than
Britain's top financial watchdog delivered a 10-point plan to fix Libor but stopped short of scrapping the benchmark interest rate in a much-awaited reform of a system plagued by scandal.
"The system is broken and needs a
Dubai-based developer Nakheel, restructuring $10.9 billion in debt, has offered lenders repayment after four and a half years at a rate of 4 percent on a portion of its debt, sources familiar with the deal said.
The terms of the restructur
Qatar Telecom (Qtel), the leading telecom services provider in Qatar, is signing a group of senior banks into a $2 billion loan that will reduce its borrowing costs, banking sources said.
Qtel is refinancing a $2 billion for