Friday, 17 August 2018

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  • 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.

  • The UBS logo is seen at the UBS 40th Annual Global Media and Communications Conference in New York.

    From syndicate desk to book deal – without riding Goldman's elevator

    People & Markets | 28 February 2014

    IFR Asia editor Steve Garton follows the trail of “Fever” the prankster and his many exploits. 

  • StanChart names new capital markets head

    People & Markets | 04 October 2013

    Standard Chartered has named a client-coverage banker as global head of capital markets, in a reshuffle of its senior management.

  • selloff asia

    Sell-off sparks fears for Asia

    Top News | 23 August 2013

    An emerging markets sell-off took on a far more ominous tone last week in Asia, as investors slashed their exposure to the region’s most vulnerable economies. India and Indonesia bore th

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    The REG S Cartoon: The bank faces an embarrassing resignation letter

    Capital City | 16 March 2012

    IFR Asia is pleased to introduce Reginald “Reg” Sellars, the head of debt capital markets and syndicate for Asia-Pacific (ex-Japan) at Schadenbank, a subsidiary of a non-existent German Landesbank.

  • China: Jordan threatens to derail Qiaodan IPO

    Equities | 25 February 2012

    Former NBA star Michael Jordan is threatening to derail the Rmb1.06bn (US$159m) Shanghai listing of Chinese sportswear manufacturer Qiaodan Sports. Jordan sued Qiaodan – a Chinese translation of his name – for unauthorised use of his name and jersey number 23 on Tuesday in a Chinese court.

  • China SME bond push doing little to de-risk banks

    People & Markets | 25 February 2012

    China’s move to support small businesses through a new capital-market instrument is doing little to distribute risks outside the banking sector.