Trump Is Starting to Look Like an Independent Candidate


Trump Is Starting to Look Like an Independent Candidate
GERALD F. SEIB
The Wall Street Journal Europe
Oct 11 2016

Travel around the country speaking about the election and you’ll frequently get this question: Can an independent candidate make a serious run for president? We now essentially have such an independent candidate. His name is Donald Trump. So the new…read more…

U.K.’sMay Courts EU Ahead of Brexit Talks


U.K.’sMay Courts EU Ahead of Brexit Talks
BY JENNY GROSS
The Wall Street Journal Europe
Oct 11 2016

LONDON— U. K. Prime Minister Theresa May tried on Monday to drum up support in Copenhagen and The Hague ahead of talks on Britain’s exit from the European Union, amid skepticism from the traditional allies as they grapple with anti- EU movements at…read more…

Erdogan and Putin Bolster Trade Ties


Erdogan and Putin Bolster Trade Ties
BYMARGARET COKER
The Wall Street Journal Europe
Oct 11 2016

ISTANBUL—The Turkish and Russian leaders strengthened their rapprochement on Monday by emphasizing new trade deals that boost their ailing economies while minimizing their deep tensions on security matters. On the sidelines of a global energy summit…read more…

Clinton Email Leaks Raise Questions About Trust


Clinton Email Leaks Raise Questions About Trust
BY DONNA BORAK AND PETER NICHOLAS — Laura Meckler and Rebecca Ballhaus contributed to this article.
The Wall Street Journal Europe
Oct 11 2016

WASHINGTON—A leak of Hillary Clinton’s campaign emails threatens to stoke fresh doubts about whether she has leveled with voters about her views and values, showing her embracing a more pro- business stance in private paid speeches than she has during…read more…

Gilt Yields Continue Climb as Pound Falls


Gilt Yields Continue Climb as Pound Falls
BY CHRISTOPHER WHITTALL
The Wall Street Journal Europe
Oct 11 2016

U. K. government bonds were sold off for a fifth consecutive trading session amid concerns over the country’s fragile currency and the prospect of an increase in government spending. The yield on the 10- year note rose 0.06 percentage point to 1.02%…read more…

Exploring for Bad Debt in Australia


Exploring for Bad Debt in Australia
BY VERA SPROTHEN
The Wall Street Journal Europe
Oct 11 2016

SYDNEY— Some of the world’s biggest distressed-debt investors are on the hunt for deals in Australia, where a growing number of companies—from mining-transport firms to dairy farms—are unable to repay their loans. Many traders are emboldened by recent…read more…

Chinese Companies Are Allowed to Swap Debt for Equity


Chinese Companies Are Allowed to Swap Debt for Equity
BY LINGLINGWEI —Chuin-Wei Yap contributed to this article.
The Wall Street Journal Europe
Oct 11 2016

BEIJING—China announced a loan-relief plan that could help companies reduce their mounting debt loads but leave banks more strapped for capital. The plan announced Monday by the State Council, China’s cabinet, lets companies give their lenders equity…read more…