Sunday, 25 March 2018

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  • 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.

  • HK

    HK weathers Occupy storm

    Top News | 03 October 2014

    The massive pro-democracy protests that rocked Hong Kong last week had a relatively minor impact on the city’s financial markets, with two IPOs going ahead as scheduled amid trading that was already subdued during a holiday-shortened week.

  • Property pipeline holds firm

    Property pipeline holds firm

    Emerging Markets | 22 August 2014

    Chinese property companies are set to continue tapping the offshore bond market for the rest of the year, even though slowing sales and falling profit margins have dented the industry’s appeal.

  • China

    Issuer slams China IPO reforms

    Top News | 08 August 2014

    After waiting eight years to complete his company’s IPO, Ding Yanhui had some choice words for China’s securities regulator.

  • IFC eyes Asia’s local markets

    Bonds | 09 May 2014

    International Finance Corp is looking to ramp up its presence in Asia’s local bond markets, its top client funding official for the region has said.