N.Z. Finance Minister on Budget, Drought, Rates

March 20 (Bloomberg) -- New Zealand Finance Minister Bill English talks about the nation's budget. He also discusses the impact of the most widespread drought in at least 30 years on the economy, interest rates, and the local currency. He speaks from the Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference in Hong Kong with Susan Li on Bloomberg Television's "Asia Edge." (Source: Bloomberg)

The Winners and Loser of an AT&T-Time Warner Deal
16:49 - AT&T's agreement to acquire Time Warner for almost $109 billion includes $22 billion in net debt. AT&T's pro forma net leverage ratio will increase to about 2.85x, based on consensus 2017 Ebtida estimates for both companies. This compares with AT&T's current net leverage ratio of about 2.3x and its previously stated long-term goal of about 1.8x. AT&T has a long-term goal to increase its high triple B credit ratings from Moody's and S&P to the single A category. Berenberg Senior Media Analyst Sarah Simon discuss with Guy Johnson on "Bloomberg Markets: European Open."
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