Finance

TD CEO Masrani Says Rising Rates Are Helpful

May.25 -- Bharat Masrani, Toronto-Dominion Bank chief executive officer, discusses the bank's growth prospects in a rising rate environment with Bloomberg's Amanda Lang on "Bloomberg Markets."

Lagarde Calls Tariffs Threat `Darkest Cloud'

May.25 -- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde discusses risks facing the global economy and the IMF's analysis of Russia. She speaks during a plenary session at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, moderated by Bloomberg Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait.

Picet Strategist Says 'Don't Be Distracted by…

May.24 -- Pictet Asset Management Chief Strategist Luca Paolini discusses his confidence in markets despite the geopolitical situations in North Korea and China. He speaks with Mark Barton on "Bloomberg Markets: European Close."

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Study: Some public pensions funds could run dry in downturn

A new study finds that some public pension funds are in such bad shape that they might be totally depleted during an economic downturn

GDPR to Present Challenges to Financial Services…

May.25 -- Bart McDonough, chief executive officer at Agio, discusses the impact of GDPR regulation in Europe on companies in the financial sector. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas."

China's Vice President Urges Nations to Fight…

May.25 -- Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan urges nations to unite against protectionism, saying that politicizing trade issues damages trust. He made the comments during a plenary session at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, moderated by Bloomberg Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait.

Blackstone, Goldman Move Forward on Hovnanian CDS…

May.25 -- Blackstone Group LP bought a portion of the credit-default swaps Goldman Sachs Group wrote on homebuilder Hovnanian. Bloomberg's Jason Kelly reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas."

Abe Says N. Korea Denuclearization Must Be…

May.25 -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says that nations must work together to ensure North Korea denuclearizes "in a verifiable and irreversible manner." He made the comments during a plenary session at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, moderated by Bloomberg Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait.

Alipay's Push Into Western Banks' Turf Kicks Off…

May.25 -- Alipay’s azure blue logos began appearing two years ago in Hong Kong’s airport, greeting travelers from China who rely on the popular payments app back home. In recent months, taxis got them. Now stores and boutiques have them. Bloomberg's Alfred Liu reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."

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Macron Says Russia, EU Must Revisit Shared…

May.25 -- French President Emmanuel Macron says Europe and Russia must work together to improve peace and security. He made the comments during a plenary session at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, moderated by Bloomberg Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait.

DSW's Nieding Says New Deutsche Bank CEO Has the…

May.24 -- Klaus Nieding, DSW vice president, discusses new Deutsche Bank CEO Christian Sewing and how he's right to make cuts at the company because Germany's largest lender has a cost problem. He speaks with Bloomberg's Mark Barton on "Bloomberg Markets: European Close."

Putin Sees Risk of Unprecedented Global Systemic…

May.25 -- Russian President Vladimir Putin says the global economic order is being undermined and that breaking the rules is becoming the rule of the game. He made the comments during a plenary session at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, moderated by Bloomberg Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait.

Kaplan Says Fed Should Gradually Move to Neutral…

May.25 -- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan discusses his outlook for the Fed's rate path, risks to the U.S. economy, and a return to the neutral rate. He speaks with Bloomberg's Michael McKee from the Dallas Fed's tech conference on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas."

BIS's Carstens Sees Downside Risks to Global…

May.25 -- Bank for International Settlements General Manager Agustin Carstens speaks about the global economy, Turkey and Argentina in an interview with Bloomberg's Stephanie Flanders in Stockholm. They speak on "Bloomberg Surveillance."

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BlackRock Says Italian-Germany Yield Spread…

May.25 -- Isabelle Mateos y Lago, chief multi-asset strategist at BlackRock Investment Institute, discusses Italian political uncertainty and its impact on Italian bonds. She speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance."