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Saturday, 16 December 2017

Thomas Blott' s stories

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  • A Goldman Sachs sign is displayed inside the company's post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, U.S.

    Goldman reshuffles Asia top team

    People & Markets | 22 September 2017

    Goldman Sachs has revamped its Asia leadership with a number of internal promotions in Hong Kong and South-East Asia, as the US bulge-bracket bank replenishes its senior ranks following recent retirements.

  • CICC shifts gears with Tencent tie-up

    People & Markets | 22 September 2017

    China International Capital Corp has agreed to sell close to a 5% stake to technology giant Tencent Holdings as the securities firm looks to expand its wealth-management offerings.

  • Deutsche bolsters Asian equities

    People & Markets | 22 September 2017

    Deutsche Bank is looking to add to its equities business in Asia after a tough period for the German lender globally and for banks in the region generally.

  • 'Green Bond Connect' talks under way

    People & Markets | 15 September 2017

    The Climate Bonds Initiative is in talks with Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing about expanding the recently launched Bond Connect trading link to give overseas investors greater access to China’s Green bond market.

  • Australian regulator puts bank capital fears to rest

    People & Markets | 15 September 2017

    Australian banks are breathing a sigh of relief after the country’s top banking regulator confirmed that future changes to the risk weightings of mortgage loans would not require them to hold more capital.

  • Hong Kong waters down listing reforms

    People & Markets | 15 September 2017

    Hong Kong’s securities regulator and stock exchange operator have abandoned plans for a new committee to vet IPOs after an overwhelmingly negative response to last year’s proposals.

  • Hong Kong signals dual-class push

    People & Markets | 08 September 2017

    Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing gave its clearest indication yet that it intended to push ahead with plans to allow dual-class shares as CEO Charles Li said feedback from its recent consultation process was “very strongly” in favour of the proposals.

  • China clamps down on cryptocurrency

    People & Markets | 08 September 2017

    Chinese regulators have banned initial coin offerings and ordered issuers to hand back any funds raised, intensifying a global regulatory clampdown on the fast-growing market for digital financings.

  • Logo of Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd

    Hong Kong prepares IPO Connect

    Top News | 01 September 2017

    Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing outlined plans last week for an IPO link with China, building on its existing secondary market trading links with the mainland.

  • CBA faces further regulatory probe

    People & Markets | 01 September 2017

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia has been hit with a second regulatory probe for alleged breaches of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing rules.