Thursday, 14 December 2017

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  • China’s forex reserves near US$3trn

    People & Markets | 13 January 2017

    China’s foreign exchange reserves are hovering just above the US$3trn mark after falling again last month.

  • Morgan Stanley, UBS to up China stakes

    Morgan Stanley, UBS to up China stakes

    People & Markets | 13 January 2017

    Morgan Stanley and UBS are aiming to increase their stakes in their Chinese securities joint ventures to 49% each, people famili

  • Hong Kong borrowing rate surges

    People & Markets | 06 January 2017

    Hong Kong’s overnight renminbi borrowing rate hit its second-highest level on record last week as reduced capital outflows from China began to affect liquidity in the offshore markets.

  • MOVES-Credit Suisse reshuffles Singapore management

    Ticker | 04 January 2017

    Credit Suisse has announced several changes to its management team in Singapore, including the appointment of Benjamin Cavalli as country CEO.

  • Natixis plots Asian expansion

    People & Markets | 16 December 2016

    Natixis last week named Emmanuel Lefort global head of markets for Asia-Pacific in Hong Kong, as the French bank expands its corporate and investment banking division while others are retreating from the region.

  • China to lead Asian dealmaking in 2017

    People & Markets | 16 December 2016


  • Mixed bag for bonus season

    People & Markets | 16 December 2016

    Bankers in equities trading and underwriting are facing a sharp fall in bonuses and are expected to lead a broader dip in variable pay when awards are made early next year.

  • Great leaps forward

    Great leaps forward

    All Special Reports | 16 December 2016

    China completed its takeover of the Asian capital markets in 2016 – at least in terms of numbers. Combining debt and equity in all currencies, nine of the region’s top 10 underwriters are Chinese. Where four global banks ranked among the top 10 in 2015, only HSBC – arguably the most Chinese of the global banks – managed that in 2016, ranking ninth on the Thomson Reuters league table.

  • Slow start for Shenzhen-HK trading link

    People & Markets | 09 December 2016

    The Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect launched last week to relatively tepid demand against the backdrop of a weak renminbi and regulatory warnings over leveraged stock dealing.

  • AIIB seeks fixed-income managers

    People & Markets | 09 December 2016

    The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is looking to hire investment managers for a global fixed-income portfolio, in a departure from the treasury model of other multilateral lenders.