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Friday, 27 April 2018

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  • 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.

  • Chinese bond buyers seek safe havens

    Bonds | 14 January 2012

    The overwhelming response to an enterprise bond auction by one of China’s top oil companies has underlined a growing awareness of credit risk in the country’s fast-growing debt markets.

  • Late payment sets alarms ringing

    Bonds | 07 January 2012

    State-owned Anshan Iron & Steel (Angang), a top-rated Chinese issuer, caused uproar on the first trading day in the PRC domestic bond market when it was accused of late payment of a maturing note.

  • China has high hopes for high-yield

    People & Markets | 07 January 2012

    China is lining up its latest attempt to introduce a high-yield bond market as a funding alternative for the country’s fast-growing businesses. The China Securities Regulatory Commission is currently studying the launch of high-yield paper in the exchange bond market, and more detailed announcements are expected in the near future.

  • Asia-Pacific Securitisation

    All Special Reports | 15 December 2011

    Second coming: Singapore’s biggest commercial mortgage-backed securitisation since 2006 proved that structured finance remains relevant in Asia even after the 2008 credit crisis. For its innovative solution to a complex refinancing, Silver Oak’s US$645m CMBS is IFR’s Asia-Pacific Securitisation of the Year.