investment

Coronavirus

Protecting investments in times of great crisis

01/06/2020

There is little doubt the first quarter of 2020 will go down in investment history as a “notable” period that investors will remember – alongside others such as 1987’s Black Monday, when US markets fell by more than 20% in one day and the global financial crisis of 2008-9.

Americas

Texas shale drillers lure $2 billion in new equity to Permian

02/02/2016

Oil producers in West Texas, defying expectations they would fall victim to OPEC’s price war, are instead selling investors on the idea that they can still profit with prices below $35 a barrel. Drillers in the Permian Basin, the biggest US shale field, have raised at least $2 billion from share sales over the past eight weeks. And more issuances are on the way as producers try to avoid piling on additional debt.