Saturday, 21 October 2017

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  • New SEC chair makes push to scrutinise fixed income markets

    Ticker | 12 July 2017

    The Securities and Exchange Commission wants to extend its mandate to include closer scrutiny of fixed income markets, the SEC’s new chairman Jay Clayton said in a speech delivered at the Economic Club of New York on Wednesday.

  • MOVES-Deutsche takes two from BAML for energy M&A finance

    Ticker | 12 July 2017

    Deutsche Bank hired two energy bankers from Bank of America Merrill Lynch for its Americas corporate finance group.

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    RBS settles RMBS suit with FHFA for US$5.5bn

    Ticker | 12 July 2017

    Royal Bank of Scotland has reached a US$5.5bn settlement with the US Federal Housing Finance Agency to resolve claims that RBS sold shoddy mortgages to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the run up to the 2008 financial crisis.

  • US Fed stokes expectation for Freddie, Fannie reform

    People & Markets | 07 July 2017

    Plans to restructure Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae are multiplying. That may not be a bad thing nearly 10 years after the two housing finance giants formed the epicentre of the global financial crisis, which prompted critics to call for reform.

  • Puerto Rico pulls the plug on Prepa talks

    People & Markets | 07 July 2017

    Creditors of Puerto Rico’s power authority are fighting the decision to dump the utility into bankruptcy protection.

  • MOVES-Deutsche Bank hires Citi TMT banker Ed Wehle

    Ticker | 05 July 2017

    Deutsche Bank has hired Ed Wehle from Citigroup as global head of technology services in its technology, media and telecom investment banking group.

  • Metals scam hands ANZ 'substantial losses'

    People & Markets | 30 June 2017

    Australia and New Zealand Banking Group suffered “substantial losses” after unearthing a metals trading scam afflicting its Asian commodities trading arm, in a case reminiscent of the Qingdao port scandal in 2014. 

  • US banks win blessing to lift returns

    People & Markets | 30 June 2017

    The largest US banks easily passed the second part of the Federal Reserve’s annual stress test, winning approval to hand back more excess capital to shareholders.

  • The power station Central Palo Seco of Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA)

    Puerto Rico's Prepa faces July 1 default

    Top News | 30 June 2017

    Puerto Rico’s power authority is hurtling towards default, again.

  • MOVES-SunTrust boosts technology group with four hires

    Ticker | 29 June 2017

    SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, the corporate and investment bank of SunTrust Banks, has hired four managing directors including David Bain who joins as head of technology and services M&A.