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Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Thomas Blott' s stories

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  • Negative rates hurt Japanese mega-banks

    People & Markets | 19 May 2017

    Japan’s three biggest banks last week reported sluggish results for the year to the end of March as the Bank of Japan’s negative interest-rate policy continued to hamper their performances.

  • JP Morgan shuffles Asia bankers

    People & Markets | 19 May 2017

    JP Morgan has named new heads of equity capital markets and mergers and acquisitions for Asia-Pacific in a reshuffle of senior managers in its investment banking division, according to an internal memo seen by IFR.

  • MOVES-JP Morgan shuffles Asia investment bankers

    Ticker | 16 May 2017

    JP Morgan has named new heads of equity capital markets and mergers and acquisitions for Asia Pacific in a reshuffle of senior managers in its investment banking division, according to an internal memo IFR has seen.

  • JP Morgan to add to Asia cash equities headcount

    People & Markets | 12 May 2017

    JP Morgan is looking to add to its Asian headcount in cash equities even as many competitors scale back in the region, Ryan Holsheimer, head of cash equity sales and trading for Asia-Pacific, told IFR.

  • Bond Connect proposals due soon

    People & Markets | 12 May 2017

    Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing chief executive Charles Li said the exchange operator will unveil a long-awaited scheme to connect China’s bond market with Hong Kong investors in the next several weeks.

  • Standard Chartered bulks up credit trading team

    People & Markets | 12 May 2017

    Standard Chartered has hired more than a dozen staff in its financial markets business in Asia, London and New York as part of a push in credit trading.

  • Profits up at Singapore, Australia banks

    People & Markets | 05 May 2017

    Two of Singapore’s three listed banks posted slight increases in net profit in the first quarter as non-performing loan losses stabilised, raising optimism they might be past the worst for losses.

  • HSBC pulls back capital from US after strong Q1

    People & Markets | 05 May 2017

    HSBC repatriated capital from its US business last month for the first time in a decade, raising expectations that the bank will be able to pull back billions of dollars of excess cash to help it buy back more shares this year.

  • ANZ profits rise 23% on restructuring benefit

    Ticker | 02 May 2017

    Australia and New Zealand Banking Group recorded a 23% increase in profit for the latest six months as it benefited from restructuring into a simpler firm, although the results fell short of analysts’ forecasts.

  • HSBC sees better times ahead

    People & Markets | 28 April 2017

    HSBC Holdings said it had effectively completed its multi-year restructuring and stands to benefit from higher interest rates, as it tries to assuage investors’ concerns about its struggle to improve profitability and increase revenues.