Greencoat Capital has agreed to
buy a 156 megawatt (MW) portfolio of solar assets in Britain
from investment management firm BlackRock Real Assets and solar
energy developer Lightsource BP, it said on Thursday.
banking unit sold A$750 million ($492.30 million) worth of new
subordinated bonds at 2.90% over benchmark rates on Thursday, a
tighter margin that previously offered, according to one of the
banks managing the deal.
China stocks ended lower on
Thursday, hurt by tech players, on news that U.S. regulators are
open to making changes to close a possible loophole in a new
rule aimed at curbing global chip sales to Chinese firm Huawei
South African financial
services firm Investec said on Thursday it has strong liquidity
and capital to support its clients, but warned that lending will
be muted, impairments will rise and interest income will be hit
by the coronavirus crisis.
European shares fell on Thursday as
investors braced for the latest batch of business activity data
to underline the blow to the euro zone economy from sweeping
lockdown measures imposed to curb the virus spread.
Foreign investors were net sellers of
Japanese equities in the week to May 15, marking a fourteenth
consecutive week of net selling, with sentiment weighed down by
a deterioration in U.S.-China relations and the COVID-19