Tuesday, 19 September 2017


MIAMI VICE-Rundown from ABS East 2017

18 September 2017

Hurricane Irma left few signs of disruption at the ABS East conference in Miami as bankers, investors and issuers filled conference halls on Monday and began one-on-one meetings behind the scenes at the Fontainebleau hotel.

Electronic venues raise concerns over EU credit trade reporting

IFR 2201 16 September to 22 September 2017

Europe’s biggest electronic trading venues have warned regulators that new European Union rules starting in January requiring disclosure of personal details on trades could drive business off exchanges into less onerous regimes.

Novo Banco's debt restructuring in limbo

IFR 2201 16 September to 22 September 2017

Novo Banco’s liability management exercise is hanging in the balance after investors holding just nine of the 36 series of targeted notes accepted the offer made by the state-backed Portuguese bank.

Hong Kong waters down listing reforms

IFR 2201 16 September to 22 September 2017

Hong Kong’s securities regulator and stock exchange operator have abandoned plans for a new committee to vet IPOs after an overwhelmingly negative response to last year’s proposals.

Vietnam tackles capital shortfall

IFR 2201 16 September to 22 September 2017

Vietnam has given banks new powers to deal with bad loans in a move seen as a precursor to a recapitalisation of the sector.