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Monday, 18 June 2018

Thomas Blott' s stories

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  • Nomura sets up financing and solutions units

    People & Markets | 23 February 2018

    Japan’s Nomura is creating new client financing and solutions businesses in each of the international regions in its wholesale bank, as part of a push to expand financing, capital and hedging for clients.

  • HSBC plans up to US$7bn AT1

    People & Markets | 23 February 2018

    HSBC plans to issue up to US$7bn of loss-absorbing debt before the end of June, which should leave the door open for Europe’s biggest bank to restart share buybacks in the second half of this year.

  • Youths ride bicycles while carrying national flags cross a tea plantation in Malino.

    Indonesia gets boost from bond index inclusion

    Ticker | 21 February 2018

    Indonesia’s bond market received a welcome boost after Bloomberg Barclays said today that the country’s local currency debt will be added to its flagship index.

  • Strong growth for Singapore banks

    People & Markets | 16 February 2018

    Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation and United Overseas Bank rounded off an impressive set of quarterly results for Singapore’s banks with both reporting double-digit profit growth in the fourth quarter of 2017.

  • India knocks SGX's derivatives ambitions

    People & Markets | 16 February 2018

    Singapore Exchange’s status as the leading offshore derivatives hub for Indian equities has taken a heavy blow as it faces losing access to data from the main Indian bourses.

  • Automated teller machines of Singapore's big three banks

    OCBC, UOB report double-digit profit growth in Q4

    Ticker | 14 February 2018

    Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation and United Overseas Bank rounded off an impressive set of quarterly results for Singapore’s banks with both reporting double-digit profit growth.

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    SGX moves to assuage concerns on Indian derivatives business

    Ticker | 12 February 2018

    Singapore Exchange has moved to assuage investor concerns after Friday’s surprise decision by the three main exchanges in India to stop sharing data with foreign bourses.

  • Singapore, Malaysia to renew stock trading link

    People & Markets | 09 February 2018

    Singapore and Malaysia plan to establish a trading link between their stock markets, 16 months after shuttering a similar, though less comprehensive, scheme involving Thailand’s bourse.

  • Hong Kong loosens IPO pricing rules

    People & Markets | 09 February 2018

    Bankers in Hong Kong have welcomed the local bourse’s plan to let issuers price IPO shares below the indicative range, saying the additional flexibility will help in challenging market conditions.

  • MOVES-SC Lowy hires DCM banker from Credit Agricole

    Ticker | 08 February 2018

    SC Lowy has hired Rajiv Mareachealee to lead its Hong Kong-based debt capital markets business.