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Here's proof that Japanese bank stocks outpaced global peers in 2013
9 Jan 14
Thanks to Abe's reflationary policies.
Strong IPO turnout buoys Thailand's investment banks in 2020
15 Apr 21
Market rebounded in H2 2020 and raised higher capital compared to 2019.
ABF Wholesale Banking, ABF Retail Banking and ABF Corporate & Investment Banking Awards 2021 now open for nominations
10 Apr 21
Be a part of the prestigious celebration on 1 July.
Chart of the Week: Singapore card payments to rebound 10.2% in 2021
23 Mar 21
Card payments are expected to reach $96.5b in three years’ time.
BOCHK sets benchmark for new Yulan Bond market
8 Feb 21
It has priced US$500 3-year senior fixed bonds at T+67 bps.
Deutsche Bank arranges Thailand's first onshore hedge for foreign firm
8 Feb 21
It recently changed rules for non-resident qualified companies, letting them access onshort baht liquidity.
HSBC mulls relocation of London-based senior executives to Asia
5 Feb 21
The bank is considering moving the co-heads of its investment bank to Singapore or Hong Kong.
Standard Chartered announces SG-based senior appointments for CCIB segment
4 Feb 21
Standard Chartered has announced Signapore-based senior appointments for its Corporate, Commercial, and Institutional Banking (CCIB) segment....
HSBC Singapore foresees a digital, green future for banks in 2021
20 Jan 21
Digital banking and sustainable products are viewed by leaders as key to resilience.
ING APAC sustainable finance head to vacate post
13 Jan 21
The franchise was launched in Asia in 2017.
UBS to double China investment banking staff in 3-5 years
12 Jan 21
There's a price to pay for not investing in China, said UBS' Eugene Qian.
APAC investment banking fees hit record-breaking $27.5b in 2020
8 Jan 21
The value of M&A deals, equity issuances, and primary bond offerings also smashed records.
Weekly Global News Wrap: Bankers fear losing edge due to remote work; Deutsche Bank should play key role in European consolidation: CEO
4 Jan 21
And Spain's Unicaja to own majority of new entity from Liberbank merger.
Private Equity in a post-COVID 19 world
27 Oct 20
If the Global Financial Crisis (“GFC”) was a disaster to the financial sector, the COVID-19 pandemic is a catastrophe (if not...
Chart of the Week: China investment banking fees up 32.7% in 2020 YTD
14 Oct 20
M&A activity witnessed a $218.4b growth in Q3.
APAC investment banking fees hit record-high $20.7b in 9M 2020
12 Oct 20
ECM and DCM fees both hit record-high levels.
Singapore investment banking fees down 39.9% in 2020 YTD
24 Sep 20
Although M&A activity has picked up in Q3 it is still lower than levels recorded last year.
South Korea investigates freeze on Singapore-linked notes: reports
5 Aug 20
Regulators are reviewing at least $234m of securities.
BNP Paribas floats Australia's first climate-linked green bond
3 Aug 20
The bond adds to the $350b in green bonds to be issued this year.
Citi APAC's virtual programme attracts 500 Singaporean students
28 Jul 20
It has modules on investment banking and markets and securities services.
Goldman Sachs to pay $3.9b over 1MDB scandal
27 Jul 20
Malaysia will drop all criminal charges against the bank.
Ant Group has picked banks for $10b Hong Kong IPO: report
21 Jul 20
The company could seek a valuation of at least $200b, according to sources.
Goldman Sachs execs in Malaysia for 1MDB talks: report
21 Jul 20
Malaysia's finance minister is hopeful that it will help recover lost assets.
HSBC global equities chief exits amidst restructuring: report
20 Jul 20
The bank has been revamping its investment banking arm.
Citi APAC's virtual campus gets over 4,000 sign-ups
16 Jul 20
Outstanding students may be contacted for permanent or internship roles.
APAC investment banking fees reach record $11.6b in H1
6 Jul 20
This is the highest value attained for a first half period since 2000.
More millennials join investment rush to cash in on COVID-19 volatility
29 Jun 20
The segment constitutes 35% of all new investment accounts in APAC from March-April.
South Korea parked $413b of investments in the US last year
24 Jun 20
The US was also the largest financial investor in South Korea.
Singapore investment banking fees plummet 49.4% in H1
22 Jun 20
Fees from completed M&A, ECM, DCM, and syndicated lending all registered declines.
Bank of Singapore appoints chief economist
10 Jun 20
Mansoor Mohi-uddin will be responsible for developing strategic views and research analyses.
Citi Singapore extends work from home setup until July
29 May 20
Majority of its 8,500 staff are working remotely.
2020 tipped to be the worst year for China's retail savings and investments
5 May 20
Losses will affect China’s high net worth segment significantly.
HSBC axes top managerial posts in investment bank
23 Apr 20
Last month, the bank announced a temporary hold in redundancies.
Weekly Global News Wrap: Global investment banks may consolidate; EU banks' profits still vulnerable despite buffers
15 Apr 20
And JPMorgan and Wells Fargo record steep Q1 profit declines.
Singapore's investment banking fee revenue down 58.7% to $91.9 in Q1
23 Mar 20
Advisory fees for M&A deals plunged 80.4% YoY to $11m.
Citi Australia inks client transfer agreement with Royal Bank of Canada
16 Mar 20
RBC’s staff from Australia and Kuala Lumpur will be transferred to Citi.
SoftBank CEO assures US investors he'll be more cautious
3 Mar 20
Hedge fund Elliott Management is urging the firm to buy back some $20b of stock.
Goldman Sachs pleads not guilty in 1MDB bond sales fraud
25 Feb 20
The bank is accused of misleading investors on $6.5b in bond sales.
J.P. Morgan names new senior appointments for APAC
19 Feb 20
J.P. Morgan has appointed two new senior roles for its Asia Pacific operations.
J.P Morgan appoints new corporate banking head in China
19 Feb 20
J.P. Morgan has appointed Tim Huang as the head of corporate banking in China, the bank announced in a press release.
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