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Friday, 20 July 2018

Thomas Blott' s stories

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  • China tests bond settlement reform

    People & Markets | 20 April 2018

    China’s principal clearing house for the Bond Connect trading link is trialling the use of delivery-versus-payment settlement in a move that has been long-awaited among international investors.

  • UBS picks head of Asia ECM syndicate

    People & Markets | 20 April 2018

    UBS has promoted Hannah Malter to head of equity capital markets syndicate for Asia, effective immediately.

  • Italian flag waves in front of The "Altare della Patria"

    SC Lowy completes acquisition of Italian bank

    Ticker | 17 April 2018

    SC Lowy, the Hong Kong-headquartered high-yield and distressed debt specialist, said today it had acquired a majority stake in Italian bank Credito di Romagna.

  • Citi sign

    Citigroup's profit almost doubles in Asia

    Ticker | 16 April 2018

    Citigroup’s Asia income almost doubled during the first quarter, outpacing all other regions, the US bank reported last Friday.

  • UBS

    MOVES-UBS appoints head of Asia ECM syndicate

    Ticker | 16 April 2018

    UBS has promoted Hannah Malter to head of equity capital markets syndicate for Asia, effective immediately.

  • Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Chief Executive Charles Li speaks during a news conference introducing Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect, at the Hong Kong Exchanges in Hong Kong.

    China expands Stock Connect link to London

    People & Markets | 13 April 2018

    China’s central bank chief last week unveiled further reforms that mark the biggest step so far in opening up the country’s stock markets to foreign investors.

  • HSBC sees US$45bn opportunity for China JV

    People & Markets | 13 April 2018

    HSBC sees US$45bn of industry revenues to target for its new Chinese securities joint venture, which launched in December and is part of the Anglo-Asian bank’s push to expand investment in China’s southern region.

  • HSBC names Hussain for Belt and Road

    People & Markets | 13 April 2018

    HSBC has appointed Mukhtar Hussain to the newly created role of head of the Belt and Road Initiative for Asia-Pacific, effective July 1.

  • The logo of the ANZ Banking Group is displayed in the window of a newly opened branch in central Sydney

    MOVES-ANZ deputy CEO to retire

    Ticker | 11 April 2018

    Australia & New Zealand Banking Group said today its deputy chief executive officer Graham Hodges will retire in early May.

  • The headquarters of the People's Bank of China in Beijing

    China outlines more reforms to open financial sector

    Ticker | 11 April 2018

    China’s central bank chief on Wednesday unveiled more details of reforms to open up the country’s financial services sector and improve trading links with Hong Kong and other markets, including the long-overdue London-Shanghai Stock Connect scheme.