Friday, 21 September 2018

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  • 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.

  • BOC, BoCom profits up as economy improves

    People & Markets | 06 April 2018

    China’s big five banks look to have turned a corner after Bank of China and Bank of Communications both reported an upswing in profits for 2017, wrapping up the annual results season.

  • A man is seen against an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province, China.

    Investors welcome China bond index inclusion

    People & Markets | 29 March 2018

    Global investors have welcomed Bloomberg’s surprise decision to add renminbi-denominated bonds to its benchmark bond index and dismissed concerns that operational issues in China’s interbank bond market would stifle access.

  • Citigroup picks tech banker to run Asia CIB

    People & Markets | 29 March 2018

    Citigroup has tapped its top technology banker to run the corporate and investment bank in Asia as it bets that the sector will continue to set its agenda for years to come.

  • SFC prepares to get tough

    SFC warns of enforcement action against IPO sponsors

    Ticker | 27 March 2018

    Hong Kong’s securities regulator warned yesterday that it would “not hesitate to take enforcement action”, following its review of a number of IPO sponsors.