Rising star pierces gloom over fallen angels

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Europe is set to witness another record year for the number of companies falling from investment grade to junk, according to rating agency Standard & Poor’s. A weak earnings environment, sluggish economic performance and the leverage overhang from a flurry of mergers and acquisitions have all contributed to a difficult European corporate landscape in which credit quality remains under considerable pressure.

In the first quarter of this year, a total of eight companies joined the ranks of

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Stemming the tide of rising FX settlement risk

As the trading of emerging markets currencies gathers pace and broader uncertainty sweeps across financial markets, CLS is exploring alternative services designed to mitigate settlement risk for the FX market

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