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Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Christopher Spink' s stories

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  • Barclays sign

    MOVES-Barclays outlines International board directors

    Ticker | 12 July 2017

    Barclays has named directors of the board of its non-ring-fenced bank, which will be separated from its ring-fenced operation in the first half of next year.

  • Ex-BAE boss King joins Gleacher Shacklock

    People & Markets | 07 July 2017

    Ian King, who stepped down as chief executive of BAE Systems at the end of June, has been appointed a senior adviser to corporate finance advisory firm Gleacher Shacklock.

  • Basel III capital needs to be set 'urgently'

    People & Markets | 07 July 2017

    Global leaders need to conclude the Basel III process of setting capital rules urgently, according to Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England and current chair of the Financial Stability Board. There has been disagreement among countries on the application of risk weights on certain assets, with European regulators seeking relief for their mortgage-heavy books, in opposition to their US counterparts.

  • Don't double-count bank TLAC, regulators told

    People & Markets | 07 July 2017

    The world’s biggest banks will need to rely on cooperation between regulators in the countries where they operate to avoid being hit with excessive capital and structural demands, after few changes were made in a final report on how subsidiaries should hold capital.

  • Brexit set to crimp bank returns

    People & Markets | 07 July 2017

    Banks based in Britain that might have to set up subsidiaries in the European Union due to a hard Brexit could have to transfer €70bn of capital to new units.

  • FSB urges regulators not to double-count bank capital

    Ticker | 06 July 2017

    The world’s biggest banks will need to rely on cooperation between the regulators of the jurisdictions where they operate to ensure they are structured and capitalised most efficiently, after few changes were made in a final report on how their subsidiaries should hold capital.

  • MOVES-Former BAE boss King joins Gleacher Shacklock

    Ticker | 05 July 2017

    Ian King, who stepped down as chief executive of BAE Systems last week, has been appointed a senior adviser to corporate finance advisory firm Gleacher Shacklock.

  • Brexit likely to crimp bank returns

    Ticker | 03 July 2017

    Banks based in the UK that might have to set up subsidiaries within the European Union in the event of a hard Brexit could have to transfer €70bn of capital to new units, according to research by Boston Consulting Group.

  • FSB

    FSB to release internal TLAC guidelines

    Ticker | 03 July 2017

    The Financial Stability Board is to release recommendations on Wednesday on how global systemically important banks should hold total loss-absorbing capital across their subsidiaries, part of this week’s meeting of G20 leaders in Germany.

  • Gabon bonds tighten after securing IMF package

    Emerging Markets | 30 June 2017

    Yields on Gabon’s longest dated Eurobond fell to 6.98% from 7.26% last week after the central African country was granted a US$642m facility by the International Monetary Fund to cover any potential budget deficits in the next three years.