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Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Thomas Blott' s stories

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  • Credit Suisse

    MOVES-Credit Suisse hires 11 for Asia equity research

    Ticker | 22 November 2017

    Credit Suisse has made 11 new hires for its equity research team in Hong Kong as it looks to bolster research capabilities, particularly for China.

  • Top CICC pair exit ahead of IPO

    KKR cuts its stake in CICC

    Ticker | 21 November 2017

    KKR has sold more than half of its stake in China International Capital Corporation for HK$1.52bn (US$194.6m), according to a stock exchange filing.

  • Singapore futures track MSCI benchmarks

    People & Markets | 17 November 2017

    Singapore Exchange launched its first derivatives contracts offering exposure to multi-currency and multi-country emerging market indices last week.

  • StanChart hires for private debt distribution

    People & Markets | 17 November 2017

    Standard Chartered has strengthened its capital structuring and distribution group with several senior hires in recent months.

  • Index test looms for China bonds

    Index test looms for China bonds

    People & Markets | 17 November 2017

    China’s efforts to open its domestic bond market to foreign investors may soon be rewarded with inclusion in some of the world’s biggest debt indexes.

  • Koji Fujiwara, President and CEO of Mizuho Bank, core banking unit of Mizuho Financial Group, attends an interview with Reuters at the bank's headquarters in Tokyo, Japan.

    Mizuho to slash jobs amid profit pressure

    People & Markets | 17 November 2017

    Mizuho Financial Group will slash its headcount by around a quarter in the next decade in an effort to shrink its cost base and boost dwindling profitability.

  • Strains appear for Australian banks

    People & Markets | 10 November 2017

    Australia’s big four banks are still earning record profits, mostly on modest lending growth and a focus on costs, but they are starting to feel the impact of cracks in the property market, heightened competition and an increased regulatory burden.

  • Singapore's DBS profit slumps on rising provisions

    People & Markets | 10 November 2017

    DBS Group Holdings took a hit on its earnings last quarter after raising net provisions in an attempt to cure its bad loan problems once and for all.

  • A logo of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd (ICBC) is seen on a foggy day in Jinan, Shandong province, China.

    China big banks post higher profits

    People & Markets | 03 November 2017

    Four of China’s big five banks reported higher quarterly profits, bouncing back after a difficult few years of shrinking margins and rising bad loans.

  • Australia's NAB to cut 6,000 staff

    People & Markets | 03 November 2017

    National Australia Bank said it will shed 6,000 jobs, joining a growing number of banks looking to cut staffing in the face of changes due to new technology.