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Citi selling $12.7 billion asset portfolio

Citigroup Inc said it has been selling a $12.7 billion portfolio of toxic assets that led to some of its losses during the financial crisis, in a bid to mitigate the impact of new global capital rules for banks. Full story

Saudi unrest escalates, police fire at protest

In an escalation of efforts to stop protests, Saudi police opened fire on a protest rally Thursday in the kingdom's oil-producing east. Full story

CEO Extra: Arch Coal

   CEO Steven Leer reveals Arch Coal's hottest international market and what Washington needs to do in 2011.

Sealy Q4 profit edges past Wall Street estimates

BANGALORE (Reuters) - Mattress maker Sealy Corp's <ZZ.N> quarterly profit edged past market expectations, helped by strong demand in its international markets and on lower costs. Full story

World Bank taps offshore yuan bond market for first time

The World Bank issued its first yuan-denominated bond, raising $76 million and trying to promote the use of the Chinese currency in international markets at a time when China's stake in the institution is about to increase. Full story

Deal of the Day: Goldman's Facebook Investment

   Goldman Sachs made an investment in Facebook that values the social networking site at $50 billion. "The Strategy Session" hosts and Tom Fox, head of global capital markets for the Americas at UBS, discuss this investment and whether it indicates Faceb...

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Geithner praises new global capital standards

Global regulators agree on new bank standards


  Inside the Capital Markets

Whether IPOs will have see a repeat performance in 2011, with Raj Dhanda, Morgan Stanley head of global capital markets.

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