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Saturday, 21 July 2018

Thomas Blott' s stories

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  • Australia CBA's CFO flees to fintech

    People & Markets | 18 May 2018

    The surprise departure of Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s chief financial officer has cast further doubt over the bank’s leadership, leaving new CEO Matt Comyn needing to fill half the positions on the bank’s executive committee.

  • Office ladies walk past the logo of Citigroup at the Citibank tower in Hong Kong.

    Hong Kong's SFC fines Citigroup over Real Gold IPO

    Ticker | 17 May 2018

    Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission has fined Citigroup HK$57m (US$7.26m) for due diligence failings on the 2009 listing of Chinese mining company Real Gold Mining, in the city’s latest penalty for an IPO sponsor.

  • Hong Kong stiffens capital-raising rules

    People & Markets | 11 May 2018

    Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing has introduced tougher capital-raising rules in an effort to bolster safeguards for investors and clamp down on market abuse.

  • Nomura Holdings' Chief Executive Officer Koji Nagai speaks during an interview with Reuters in Tokyo, Japan.

    JP Morgan, Nomura join China JV queue

    People & Markets | 11 May 2018

    JP Morgan and Nomura have set their sights on new securities joint ventures in China, adding to a renewed push among international banks following an easing of restrictions in the mainland.

  • JPM

    JP Morgan applies for majority-owned Chinese securities JV

    Ticker | 11 May 2018

    JP Morgan has applied to set up a majority-owned securities joint venture in China, according to a statement from the China Securities Regulatory Commission, becoming the third international bank to take advantage of a recent loosening of rules on foreign shareholdings.

  • Barclays bank

    MOVES-Barclays adds Asian equities head

    Ticker | 08 May 2018

    Barclays has hired former Credit Suisse managing director Matt Pecot as head of equities for Asia Pacific.

  • nomura abenomics

    Nomura joins China JV queue

    Ticker | 08 May 2018

    Nomura plans to launch a securities joint venture in China, becoming the latest international bank to take advantage of an easing of restrictions on foreign ownership in the mainland.

  • Nomura back in the red overseas

    People & Markets | 27 April 2018

    Nomura’s international business fell back into the red in the year ending March 31, reversing a gain a year earlier that had marked the Japanese investment bank’s first overseas profit in seven years.

  • Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd Chief Executive Charles Li speaks during an interview by Reuters in Hong Kong, China.

    Hong Kong welcomes new IPO era

    People & Markets | 27 April 2018

    Hong Kong bourse chief executive Charles Li declared the city “open for business” last week after the exchange formally ushered in controversial rules to allow shares with weighted voting rights.

  • Pedestrians are reflected on a window outside a Nomura Securities branch in Tokyo

    Nomura's international business slips back into the red

    Ticker | 26 April 2018

    Nomura’s international business fell back into the red in the year ending March 31, reversing a gain a year earlier that had marked the Japanese investment bank’s first overseas profit in seven years.