sections

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Thomas Blott' s stories

Sort by: Newest firstOldest firstA-ZZ-A

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during a briefing on the final day of the Belt and Road Forum, at the Yanqi Lake International Conference Centre, north of Beijing.

    Global banks staff up for Belt and Road

    People & Markets | 13 October 2017

    International banks including Citigroup, HSBC and

  • Ashley Alder, Chief Executive Officer of Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission, addresses the Pan Asian Regulatory Summit by Thomas Reuters in Hong Kong, China.

    Hong Kong probes "reckless" IPO behaviour

    People & Markets | 13 October 2017

    Hong Kong’s securities regulator has sent a warning to investment banks that it is investigating 15 firms that sponsored IPOs for “substandard work”, including some “reckless” behaviour.

  • Chinese 100 yuan banknotes are seen on a counter of a branch of a commercial bank in Beijing, China.

    Chinese banks add to lead in Asia fees

    People & Markets | 06 October 2017

    Chinese banks consolidated their positions as the top earners in Asian investment banking for the first three quarters of 2017, taking the top three slots in terms of fees earned in Asia, excluding Japan.

  • IFC loan programme gets US$1bn boost

    IFC loan programme gets US$1bn boost

    People & Markets | 29 September 2017

    International Finance Corporation, the private-sector arm of the World Bank, is looking to deploy more funds in syndicated loans following its recent tie-up with the

  • Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited Chief Executive Charles Li attends an interview by Reuters in Hong Kong, China.

    Hong Kong toughens up on delistings, dilution

    People & Markets | 29 September 2017

    Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing has proposed tougher rules governing capital raisings and delistings in an effort to bolster safeguards for investors and clamp down on market abuse.

  • Citi to add bankers for China Belt and Road

    People & Markets | 29 September 2017

    Citigroup plans to add at least 25 bankers in countries linked to China’s Belt and Road initiative.

  • The company logo of Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd (HKEx) is displayed outside its exhibition hall in Hong Kong

    HKEx proposed tougher rules on delistings, equity raisings

    Ticker | 25 September 2017

    Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing has initiated two consultations to facilitate the delisting of securities that have been suspended for a long time and to prevent highly dilutive equity raisings.

  • A Goldman Sachs sign is displayed inside the company's post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, U.S.

    Goldman reshuffles Asia top team

    People & Markets | 22 September 2017

    Goldman Sachs has revamped its Asia leadership with a number of internal promotions in Hong Kong and South-East Asia, as the US bulge-bracket bank replenishes its senior ranks following recent retirements.

  • CICC shifts gears with Tencent tie-up

    People & Markets | 22 September 2017

    China International Capital Corp has agreed to sell close to a 5% stake to technology giant Tencent Holdings as the securities firm looks to expand its wealth-management offerings.

  • Deutsche bolsters Asian equities

    People & Markets | 22 September 2017

    Deutsche Bank is looking to add to its equities business in Asia after a tough period for the German lender globally and for banks in the region generally.

  • 'Green Bond Connect' talks under way

    People & Markets | 15 September 2017

    The Climate Bonds Initiative is in talks with Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing about expanding the recently launched Bond Connect trading link to give overseas investors greater access to China’s Green bond market.

  • Australian regulator puts bank capital fears to rest

    People & Markets | 15 September 2017

    Australian banks are breathing a sigh of relief after the country’s top banking regulator confirmed that future changes to the risk weightings of mortgage loans would not require them to hold more capital.

  • Hong Kong waters down listing reforms

    People & Markets | 15 September 2017

    Hong Kong’s securities regulator and stock exchange operator have abandoned plans for a new committee to vet IPOs after an overwhelmingly negative response to last year’s proposals.

  • Hong Kong signals dual-class push

    People & Markets | 08 September 2017

    Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing gave its clearest indication yet that it intended to push ahead with plans to allow dual-class shares as CEO Charles Li said feedback from its recent consultation process was “very strongly” in favour of the proposals.

  • China clamps down on cryptocurrency

    People & Markets | 08 September 2017

    Chinese regulators have banned initial coin offerings and ordered issuers to hand back any funds raised, intensifying a global regulatory clampdown on the fast-growing market for digital financings.

  • Logo of Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd

    Hong Kong prepares IPO Connect

    Top News | 01 September 2017

    Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing outlined plans last week for an IPO link with China, building on its existing secondary market trading links with the mainland.

  • CBA faces further regulatory probe

    People & Markets | 01 September 2017

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia has been hit with a second regulatory probe for alleged breaches of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing rules.

  • China's big banks see H2 gains

    People & Markets | 01 September 2017

     

  • Hong Kong warms to dual-class shares

    People & Markets | 01 September 2017

    Hong Kong is expected to push ahead with plans to allow dual-class listings on the local bourse after the government’s newly created Financial Leaders Forum emphasised the need to reform the city’s capital markets.

  • China drafts rules on debt-equity swaps

    People & Markets | 11 August 2017

    The China Banking Regulatory Commission has issued draft regulations for debt-for-equity swaps, providing clarity on how banks will be allowed to resolve bad debts after the State Council gave the green light to equity swaps last year.

Show  10 per page20 per page50 per page