Market Chatter-Corporate finance press digest

Thu Dec 6, 2012 11:33pm EST

Dec 7 (Reuters) - The following corporate finance-related
stories were reported by media on Friday:
     * UPS is making progress in its quest to win EU
approval for its 5.2 billion euro takeover of TNT Express
 but still faces a big challenge in convincing Brussels
that it has a credible buyer for a swath of assets across
eastern Europe, the Financial Times reported. ()
    * BG Group is exploring selling more assets linked to
it $20 billion natural gas development in Australia, in yet
another move to unlock capital that would help finance its
spending commitments, the Financial Times reported. ()
    * Online poker company PokerStars is discussing a deal to
buy the Atlantic Club casino from investment firm Colony Capital
LLC, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing several people
familiar with the matter.

After wave of QE, onus shifts to leaders to boost economy

DAVOS, Switzerland - Central banks have done their best to rescue the world economy by printing money and politicians must now act fast to enact structural reforms and pro-investment policies to boost growth, central bankers said on Saturday.