Chicago Newswire (Page 3)

Chicago Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Chicago, IL. (Page 3)

Results 41 - 60 of 186 for "u:reuters.com" in Chicago, IL

  1. Fitch Affirms Pacific Life's Ratings; Outlook StableRead the original story

    May 17, 2016 | Reuters

    CHICAGO, May 17 Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ratings of Pacific LifeCorp and certain of its subsidiaries, including Pacific Life Insurance Company . The Rating Outlook is Stable.

    Comment?

  2. Fitch Affirms Ohio National Seguros de Vida S.A.'s IFS at 'BBB'Read the original story

    May 9, 2016 | Reuters

    CHICAGO, May 09 Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'BBB' International Scale Insurer Financial Strength rating and the 'AA ' National Scale IFS of Ohio National Seguros de Vida S.A. . The Rating Outlook is Stable.

    Comment?

  3. Fitch Radar: Sharp China Slowdown Is Top Global Ratings RiskRead the original story

    May 4, 2016 | Reuters

    Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: Risk Radar Global 1Q16 here CHICAGO/LONDON, May 04 Fitch Ratings' interactive Risk Radar outlines the potential impact hypothetical and macroeconomic risks could have on Fitch's ratings portfolio. The Risk Radar provides independent alternative scenarios based on the more extreme macroeconomic factors that are not included in ratings base cases.

    Comment?

  4. New Chicago high-rise will be city's biggest Chinese property dealRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Reuters

    The logo of the Dalian Wanda Commercial Properties is seen at a news conference in Hong Kong March 31, 2015. China's largest commercial property company, Dalian Wanda, and a Chicago real estate developer on Monday announced they will build a $900 million skyscraper, the largest-ever real estate investment by a Chinese company in Chicago.

    Comment?

  5. Fitch: Energy Provisioning Weighs on Capital One's 1Q16 EarningsRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | Reuters

    CHICAGO, April 28 Capital One Financial Corporation's first quarter 2016 earnings were down due to higher provisioning across its platform, but particularly within the company's energy loan portfolio, according to Fitch Ratings. COF's overall return on average assets was a still good 1.23% in 1Q16 relative to 1.12% in the sequential quarter and 1.47% in the year-ago quarter.

    Comment?

  6. Fitch Withdraws Affiliated Computer Services' 'BBB' IDRRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2016 | Reuters

    CHICAGO, April 21 Fitch Ratings has withdrawn the 'BBB' long-term Issuer Default Rating for Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. Fitch has withdrawn the company's IDR as its senior notes were repaid and it is no longer issuing debt. Contact: Primary Analyst Jason Pompeii Senior Director +1-312-368-3210 Fitch Ratings, Inc. 70 W. Madison St. Chicago, IL 60602 Secondary Analyst David Peterson Senior Director +1-312-368-31277 Committee Chairperson Michael Weaver Managing Director +1-312-368-3156 Media Relations: Alyssa Castelli, New York, Tel: +1 908 0540, Email: [email protected]

    Comment?

  7. Read the original story

    Apr 20, 2016 | Reuters

    HONG KONG, April 20              ... (more)

    Comment?

  8. Fitch: Morgan Stanley's 1Q'16 Earnings Weighed Down by Market VolatilityRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2016 | Reuters

    CHICAGO, April 18 Morgan Stanley's first quarter 2016 earnings were impacted by challenging market conditions and muted client activity levels, according to Fitch Ratings. The company's overall annualized return on equity was 6.2% in 1Q'16, which is largely reflective of the difficult operating environment.

    Comment?

  9. Fitch Affirms White Mountains Insurance Group's IDR at 'BBB+'Read the original story

    Apr 18, 2016 | Reuters

    CHICAGO, April 18 Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'BBB+' Issuer Default Rating of White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. . KEY RATING DRIVERS Fitch's affirmation of White Mountains' IDR follows the closing of the sale of Sirius International Insurance Group, Ltd. to CM International Holding PTE Ltd, the Singapore-based investment arm of CMI for approximately $2.6 billion.

    Comment?

  10. RPT-Fund money heats up U.S. grain markets burdened by big supplyRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Reuters

    Hedge funds and commodity investors are turning up the heat in U.S. grain markets, with open interest, volume and prices surging as traders plow money into a sector that has been dull, burdened by an oversupply of crops. Managers of trend-following funds have flocked to the farm markets as recent advances in crude oil and weakness in the U.S. dollar have encouraged investments in other physical commodities, traders said.

    Comment?

  11. GRAINS-Wheat drops to near 1-week low as U.S. crop progressesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Reuters

    WINNIPEG, April 6 Chicago wheat fell on Wednesday to a nearly one-week low, pressured by a U.S. Department of Agriculture report that revealed U.S. wheat was progressing faster than expected. The Chicago Board of Trade's most-active May wheat contract fell 11 cents, or 2.3 percent, to $4.63 a bushel.

    Comment?

  12. Fitch: 2015 P/C Insurer Results Show Financial Leverage Increase & Fixed-Charge Coverage DecreaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Reuters

    CHICAGO, April 01 In a report published today, Fitch Ratings notes that U.S. property/casualty insurer financial leverage edged up during 2015 and operating fixed-charge coverage was down from a 2014 cyclical peak. Financial leverage increased slightly in 2015 as growth in borrowings, primarily to fund increased merger and acquisition activity, more than outpaced internal capital growth.

    Comment?

  13. U.S. farmers' acreage plans not set in stone as corn price dropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Reuters

    U.S. farmers could plant more soybean acres than suggested in the government's acreage forecast issued on Thursday as recent gains in the futures market tempted them to alter their corn-heavy seeding plans, growers and analysts said. The U.S. Agriculture Department report showed farmers intend to plant 93.601 million acres of corn this spring, the third most since 1944.

    Comment?

  14. Fitch Rates Citigroup Global Markets Funding Luxembourg's Market-Linked Senior Notes 'A(emr)'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Reuters

    CHICAGO, March 30 Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A ' rating to Citigroup Global Markets Funding Luxembourg's $25 million principal protected market-linked senior note issuance. The senior notes, due March 29, 2031, are unconditionally and irrevocably guaranteed by Citigroup Global Markets Limited , which has an Issuer Default Rating of 'A/F1' by Fitch with a Positive Outlook.

    Comment?

  15. GRAINS-U.S. wheat extends gains on threat from dry, chilly weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Reuters

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba/PARIS, March 29 Chicago wheat climbed on Tuesday to add to sharp gains a day earlier as the market assessed the risk of yield losses to U.S. crops due to a combination of dry and cold weather. Corn finished stronger and touched a nearly two-month high, with traders digesting news that China is to scrap its stockpiling scheme for the grain, a move that could curb imports.

    Comment?

  16. GRAINS-U.S. wheat extends gains on weather risksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Reuters

    Corn was slightly lower, with traders digesting news that China is to scrap its stockpiling scheme for the grain, a move that could curb imports. Soybeans were almost flat in subdued trading, with many investors looking ahead to Thursday's U.S. planting and stocks estimates from the U.S. Department of Agriculture .

    Comment?

  17. Fitch: Fee Income Offsets Low Interest Rates for U.S. Life InsurersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Reuters

    CHICAGO, March 28 U.S. life insurers experienced relatively stable earnings in 2015 with flat pretax operating income growth. Earnings were boosted by higher fee income, which offset modestly lower interest margins, unfavorable mortality and a strong U.S. dollar, according to a Fitch Ratings dashboard summarizing GAAP results for U.S. life insurance companies.

    Comment?

  18. Fitch Rates Trinity Acquisition plc's (Parent Willis Towers Watson, PLC) New Senior Debt 'BBB'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Reuters

    Issuer Default Rating 'BBB'; --4.125% senior unsecured notes due 2016 'BBB'; --5.75% senior unsecured notes due 2021 'BBB'. Willis North America Inc. --IDR 'BBB'; --6.2% senior unsecured notes due 2017 'BBB'; --7.00% senior notes due 2019 'BBB'.

    Comment?

  19. Fitch: Rapid Growth in Cyber Insurance Would Be Credit-NegativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Reuters

    CHICAGO, March 21 Cyber risk insurance is the fastest growing segment in property/casualty insurance with an estimated $3 billion in premiums in 2015 and anticipated to triple in four years. Approximately 50 insurance carriers now offer some form of standalone cyber insurance coverage.

    Comment?

  20. Fitch Rates Marsh & McLennan's New Senior Debt 'A-'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | Reuters

    CHICAGO, March 17 Fitch Ratings has assigned a senior unsecured debt rating of 'A-' to Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.'s new issue of $350 million 3.3% senior notes due 2023. A full list of MMC's ratings follows at the end of this release.

    Comment?

Chicago Job Listings
View or post Chicago job listings on Topix.
Chicago Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Chicago from Topix.
Chicago Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Chicago on Topix.