Apr.22 — Blackstone Group Inc. President Jonathan Gray says the firm is investing heavily in businesses that will benefit from a world that’s gradually reopening. “We’ve invested in a bunch of travel related businesses,” Gray said in an interview with Bloomberg’s Sonali Basak. “We’re excited about what’s happening in sustainability.”
Apr.22 — ECB President Christine Lagarde speaks at a virtual news conference about the central bank’s plan to provide “ample liquidity” through its refinancing operations.
Apr.22 — SAP SE Chief Financial Officer Luka Mucic discusses first quarter earnings results. The Walldorf, Germany-based software company saw its turnaround plan drive new business. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Anna Edwards and Mark Cudmore on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open.”
Apr.22 — JPMorgan Chase & Co. CEO Jamie Dimon needs to explain how the bank became involved in European soccer’s “Super League” plan, according to Chatham House chair and former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. banker Jim O’Neill. JPMorgan agreed to back the seemingly doomed breakaway league to the tune of 4 billion euros ($4.8 billion).
Apr.22 — Banker burnout is in focus again after an HSBC Holdings Plc contractor’s social media post about his heart attack went viral. Dani Burger reports on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open.”
Apr.22 — Vidya Rattan Sharma, managing director of Jindal Steel & Power Ltd., India’s third-largest producer of the alloy by market value, discusses the outlook for the company and the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic. Jindal Steel is supplying oxygen to hospitals in the states of Chhattisgarh and Odisha, regions where the company runs its
Apr.22 — Christopher Wehner, managing director for Asia at BMW Group, discusses the company’s outlook for the region, and its strategy for electric cars. The German luxury-vehicle maker reported better-than-expected first-quarter results after a broad sales rebound in all major regions led by China. Wehner speaks with Haslinda Amin on “Bloomberg Markets: Asia.”
Apr.21 — Ben Powell, chief strategist for Asia Pacific at BlackRock Investment Institute, discusses the opportunities he sees in global stock markets, the implications of central banks’ policies, and the tensions between the U.S. and China. He also talks about the outlook for the dollar, U.S. yields and emerging-market debt. He speaks with Rishaad Salamat
Apr.21 — Aimee Barnes, senior advisor at California-China Climate Institute and founder of Hua Nani Partners, discusses President Joe Biden’s climate summit, the reputation of the United States on the world stage and the U.S.’s climate goals. She speaks on “Bloomberg Markets: China Open.”
Apr.21 — Wai-Shin Chan, head of climate change center of excellence and global co-head of ESG research at HSBC Holdings Plc., discusses President Joe Biden’s climate summit and what investors should be watching. He speaks on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.”
Apr.21 — A Chinese government bailout or a financial backstop may be in the works to clean up the balance sheet of troubled Huarong Asset Management Co. Sources say China is considering a plan for the PBOC to assume more than $15 billion of unprofitable assets from the state-owned asset manager. Bloomberg’s Stephen Engle reports
Apr.21 — U.S. regulators are considering tougher disclosure requirements for investment firms in response to the implosion of Archegos Capital Management and trading gyrations in GameStop Corp. Meanwhile, Wall Street banks have long relied on a familiar system to limit the dangers of trading with big clients: assign sales staff to win deals, and risk controllers to