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Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Thomas Blott' s stories

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  • Credit Suisse fined after Asia hiring probe

    People & Markets | 08 June 2018

    Credit Suisse has agreed to pay a US$47m penalty following a US Department of Justice probe over its hiring practices in Asia-Pacific between 2007 and 2013.

  • Australia's CBA looks to turn page after record fine

    People & Markets | 08 June 2018

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia last week agreed to the biggest fine in the history of the country’s banking sector as it finally drew a line under money-laundering charges that have taken a toll on its reputation and share price.

  • HSBC

    MOVES-HSBC names Henderson, McNelis APAC DCM co-heads

    Ticker | 08 June 2018

    HSBC has appointed Sean Henderson and Sean McNelis co-heads of debt capital markets for Asia Pacific, effective immediately.

  • UBS

    MOVES-UBS appoints Asia DCM syndicate co-heads

    Ticker | 08 June 2018

    UBS has appointed Kevin Cui and Terry Schmassmann co-heads of Asia debt capital markets syndicate.

  • Deutsche Bank headquarters

    Ex-Deutsche banker facing cartel charges in Australia placed on leave

    Ticker | 08 June 2018

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch has placed its head of Australia global capital markets Michael Richardson on leave amid allegations that he engaged in criminal cartel conduct in a previous role at Deutsche Bank.

  • Two juvenile kangaroos dance around each other as they fight in Namagi National Park near Australia's capital city Canberra.

    Australia charges bankers with cartel offences

    Ticker | 05 June 2018

    Australia’s competition watchdog has hit several current and former Citigroup and Deutsche Bank executives with criminal cartel charges as part of its action over Australia and New Zealand Banking Group’s share placement in 2015.

  • Hong Kong gets tough on delistings

    People & Markets | 01 June 2018

    Hong Kong’s bourse is introducing tougher delisting rules, in a nod to investors who have long bridled over the length of share suspensions in the city.

  • Early days for Barclays in Australia

    People & Markets | 01 June 2018

    Barclays is looking to add coverage bankers in Australia, where it recently reopened an office after shutting down its presence on the ground two years ago.

  • The MSCI logo.

    MSCI eyes next move for China stocks

    People & Markets | 01 June 2018

    MSCI expects to raise the weighting of Chinese A-shares in its benchmark emerging markets index in “fewer and larger steps”, its president said last week, as the landmark inclusion of mainland-listed stocks went off without a hitch.

  • Australian banks step up Asia asset sales

    People & Markets | 25 May 2018

    Australia and New Zealand Banking Group and Commonwealth Bank of Australia are offloading more assets in Asia, continuing the pull-back of Australia’s big four banks in the region.