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Saturday, 21 October 2017

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    MOVES-Christias leaves Citi for Liquidnet

    Ticker | 01 June 2017

    Takis Christias has been appointed head of trading strategies for EMEA at electronic institutional trading platform Liquidnet.

  • Citigroup sign

    Citigroup sells fixed income indices to LSEG

    Ticker | 30 May 2017

    Citigroup has agreed to sell its fixed income analysis and indices business to the London Stock Exchange Group for US$685m in cash, following a trend that has seen banks divest such units, generally to exchange operators or other information providers.

  • Living wills face delicate surgery

    People & Markets | 26 May 2017

    Nearly nine years after Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy, major banks face the prospect of having to overhaul their rescue plans again due to increasing concerns that global banking regulation is fragmenting.

  • Azerbaijan

    Azeris aggravate bank bondholders

    Top News | 26 May 2017

    The International Bank of Azerbaijan’s plan to swap US$3.34bn of foreign currency debt, principally for sovereign bonds with longer maturities, looks likely to be backed by creditors despite some protest from bondholders.

  • IMF board encourages GDP-linked bonds

    People & Markets | 26 May 2017

    Sovereign bonds linked to an issuer’s GDP or other variable factor could be more frequently seen after the International Monetary Fund’s board urged issuers and official sector lenders to support the development of the market.

  • Basel Committee warns against regulatory fragmentation

    Ticker | 25 May 2017

    The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has warned against individual jurisdictions deviating from the global minimum standards agreed between banking regulators.

  • Azeris aggravate bank bondholders

    Ticker | 24 May 2017

    The International Bank of Azerbaijan’s plan to swap US$3.34bn of foreign currency debt, principally for sovereign bonds with longer maturities, looks likely to be backed by creditors despite some protest from bondholders.

  • MOVES-Burgansky to head oil and gas research at RenCap

    Ticker | 22 May 2017

    Renaissance Capital has appointed Alexander Burgansky as head of oil and gas research. He will also become a managing director of the firm, which has a strong presence in the sector through its Russian background and specialism in emerging markets.

  • Lehman

    Court awards £5bn to Lehman claimants

    Top News | 19 May 2017

    Claimants against Lehman Brothers’ main European arm will receive at least £5bn in interest payments on top of previously awarded claims, after the UK’s most senior court ruled they should receive the statutory interest that has built up over the past eight years.

  • Deutsche in ‘claw-back’ discussions with former management

    People & Markets | 19 May 2017

    Former senior executives at Deutsche Bank are in talks with the German lender’s current supervisory board about paying back part of their remuneration earned during the period when major penalties were incurred by the bank.