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Monday, 16 July 2018

Steve Garton' s stories

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  • P&M: Bond specialist Briscoe joins UBS Asset Management

    Ticker | 26 July 2016

    UBS Asset Management has hired Hayden Briscoe as head of fixed income for Asia Pacific.

  • Men walk past a 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) billboard at the fund's flagship Tun Razak Exchange development in Kuala Lumpur.

    US outlines case against Malaysia fund

    People & Markets | 22 July 2016

    US prosecutors last week moved to seize over US$1bn of assets they claimed were stolen from 1Malaysia Development, casting fresh scrutiny over the role banks played in raising and transferring money for the controversial state investment fund.

  • Arundhati Bhattacharya

    India's SBI implements greater discipline

    People & Markets | 06 May 2016

    India’s biggest bank is transforming the way it does business, in an effort to ensure it does not get hit with another wave of non-performing loans, its chairman says.

  • ICBC targets overseas growth

    People & Markets | 22 April 2016

    Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, the world’s largest lender by assets, is looking to expand its international business and improve its risk management, its chairman told IFR.

  • Standard Chartered headquarters in London

    StanChart targets aviation, M&A to lift returns

    People & Markets | 11 March 2016

    Standard Chartered is targeting aircraft leasing and general industries coverage in an effort to boost revenues and improve its return on assets.

  • Fine for UBS banker over placement

    People & Markets | 04 March 2016

    Hong Kong’s securities regulator last week fined a UBS equities banker HK$200,000 (US$25,725) for inadvertently advising clients to breach short-selling restrictions during a 2014 follow-on share placement for Chinese battery and carmaker BYD.

  • Citi sign

    Citigroup sells Chinese bank stake

    People & Markets | 04 March 2016

    Citigroup is selling its 20% stake in China Guangfa Bank to

  • Yen Bond House: Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley cartoon

    Yen Bond House: Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities

    All Special Reports | 18 December 2015

    As Japanese investors stepped up their search for yield, one house excelled at matching international issuers with local buyers. For its leading role in developing the Samurai and global yen markets, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities is IFR’s Yen Bond House of the Year.

  • Yen Bond: Rabobank’s ¥50.8bn 10-year bond

    All Special Reports | 18 December 2015

    In Japan’s notoriously conservative domestic market, selling the first Basel III-compliant Tier 2 bond from a foreign lender was always going to be a delicate process. Dutch-headquartered Rabobank, however, was rewarded for its patience and meticulous planning with a benchmark-sized Samurai issue that paved the way for others to follow.

  • SC Lowy sets out high-yield ambitions

    People & Markets | 27 February 2015

    Asia’s growing high-yield bond market has attracted a new competitor with the arrival of SC Lowy’s first head of debt capital markets.