Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Thomas Blott' s stories

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    MOVES-BNP Paribas strengthens prime brokerage in Asia with hire

    Ticker | 12 March 2018

    BNP Paribas has hired Carl Davey in the newly created role of head of prime brokerage sales for Asia Pacific.

  • China's central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan speaks during a session on the second day of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

    China comes to terms with TLAC

    People & Markets | 09 March 2018

    China’s central bank has issued its first public notice on the implementation of total loss-absorbing capacity guidelines, in a move widely interpreted as a sign banks will soon have to issue as much as US$1trn of bail-in debt.

  • China to allow foreign control of securities JVs

    People & Markets | 09 March 2018

    China’s securities regulator released draft rules on Friday that will finally allow foreign banks to hold majority stakes in their mainland securities joint ventures.

  • An SGX sign is pictured at Singapore Stock Exchange.

    SGX and NZX to cooperate on secondary listings, derivatives

    Ticker | 07 March 2018

    Singapore Exchange and New Zealand’s Exchange have signed a memorandum of understanding to expand their cooperation in Asia-Pacific, the two exchanges said today.

  • SG

    MOVES-SocGen promotes Malhotra to DCM head for APAC

    Ticker | 07 March 2018

    Societe Generale has promoted Raj Malhotra to head of debt capital markets for Asia-Pacific, effective April 1.

  • The name of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited is displayed at the entrance in Hong Kong, China.

    HKEx reforms to 'cherry-pick' IPOs

    People & Markets | 02 March 2018

    Formal proposals to allow certain companies to list dual-class shares in Hong Kong have drawn criticism for granting the exchange too much power over the process.

  • Citic CLSA eyes global growth

    MOVES-CLSA appoints global head of DCM

    Ticker | 27 February 2018

    CLSA has hired Michael Luk as global head of debt capital markets, effective March 1.

  • Index boost for Indonesia bonds

    People & Markets | 23 February 2018

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

  • 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.