Saturday, 20 April 2019

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    Do foreign banks have a future in China investment banking?

    Capital City | 13 August 2012

    Goldman Sachs didn’t wait long to move, after Jin-Yon Cai announced he was quitting to run the IFC (with effect from October 1).

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    Dimon’s new inner circle emerges; Zames near the centre

    Capital City | 30 July 2012

    Aligning your business with your customers is such a glaringly obvious thing to do that the only real question that immediately springs to mind vis-à-vis Jamie Dimon’s re-org of JP Morgan Chase is: how come it took so long?

  • Schaueble and Monti

    Euro crisis: Italy looks to sway Germany

    Capital City | 27 June 2012

    The prospect that the EU summit this week will be another cheap talk but no substance show is a central scenario for the markets. What is interesting, however, is the way in which the technocratic Italian PM Monti is determined not to walk away from the summit without an agreement to use the EFSF/ESM to help the likes of Italy and Spain who have honoured fiscal and structural reform implementation programs.

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    Silver lining for investment banks amid Spanish gloom

    Capital City | 26 June 2012

    They say that every cloud has a silver lining. Well, the bailout of Spain’s banks will lead to a wave of corporate sell-downs and investment banks will no doubt be rubbing their hands in glee at the prospect of earning some decent fees.

  • Conard

    Defending Income Inequality

    Capital City | 23 May 2012

    Ed Conard, the author of ”Unintended Consequences: Why Everything You’ve Been Told about the Economy is Wrong” and a former managing director at Bain Capital, talks to Reuters Breakingviews about why he thinks the incredibly rich are good for America.

  • Mullin with border

    Open challenge to Greg Smith (distinctly ex-GS)

    Capital City | 15 March 2012

    So Greg Smith’s tedious diatribe about Goldman Sachs, the employer that I suspect made him pretty wealthy over the past decade, has gone viral. You know what? I think his ‘been-there-done-that’ anti-Goldman rant was pedestrian and added nothing new. You know what really got me in all of this…

  • Mullin with border

    Mullin: Move over Wall St; mid-market coming through

    Capital City | 14 March 2012

    Scotiabank acquiring Howard Weil; Canaccord Genuity bidding for Hawkpoint in the UK, buying a stake in Australian advisory firm BGF Equities, and acquiring China investment bank The Balloch Group; Raymond James buying Morgan Keegan; Cowen & Co forming an exclusive corporate bond and

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    Jain makes his play; but it's not an end-game

    Capital City | 08 March 2012

    The management shake-up of Deutsche Bank’s corporate and investment bank won’t represent the final shape of CIB. The new structure, so e

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    US SEC widens probe of exchange-traded funds

    Capital City | 20 February 2012

    (Reuters) - US securities regulators have widened their inquiry into the trillion-dollar market for exchange-traded funds, according to a person familiar with the matter.

  • A man walks past a logo of Alibaba (China) Technology Co. Ltd at its headquarters

    LOANS: Alibaba loan signing today; privatisation announcement expected Wednesday

    Capital City | 20 February 2012

    Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group is set to sign today the US$3bn loan putting in place the certainty of funding required for the privatisation of its Hong Kong-listed unit, according to sources.