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Bank of America to hire 50 bankers for Asia investment banking segment
24 Jan 20
One-third of the new hires will be senior bankers for M&A and capital markets.
Singapore's investment banking fees hit record-breaking $868.1m in 2019
19 Dec 19
DBS Group clinched 11.8% or $138.79m of the total fee pool.
Crypto bank Sygnum clinches capital markets services licence
4 Nov 19
It will roll out a multi-manager fund on 1 November.
Singapore investment banking fees down 2% to $796.12m
25 Sep 19
Advisory fees for completed M&A dropped 16.5%.
Singapore investment banking fees down 15.9% to $366.3m
21 Jun 19
Advisory fees for M&A deals shrank 49% to $76m.
Weekly Global News Wrap Up: Barclays unveils new electronic trading platform; South African banks strengthen defense against armed robberies
8 May 19
And UniCredit Bank sells 17% stake in online broker FinecoBank.
Weekly Global News Wrap Up: Morgan Stanley's wealth unit boosts earnings amidst trading decline; Deutsche Bank and UBS in talks for merger of AM units
24 Apr 19
And Saudi Arabia’s largest Islamic bank saw Q1 profits rise 21% to $771m.
Unlicensed investment banks cash in on Korea's bond issuance spree
23 Apr 19
They earn more than $17.6m in fee income annually without being required to pay taxes.
UBS Singapore to occupy 9 Penang Road by 2020
22 Apr 19
The building will house 4,000 staff and the bank’s in-house university.
Asian Banking & Finance Corporate & Investment Banking Awards 2019 is now open for nominations
10 Apr 19
Entries will be accepted until 29 May 2019.
Singapore banks lead STI gains with 6.1% rally in April YTD
8 Apr 19
Their average 2019 YTD total return stands at 8.6%.
JPMorgan names Paul Uren as APAC investment banking co-head
28 Mar 19
He previously served as senior country officer in Australia and New Zealand.
Singapore investment banking fees down 24.8% to $172.8m in Q1
28 Mar 19
Advisory fees from M&As plunged 63.6% even as deal numbers rose.
Citigroup fires eight traders in Hong Kong
25 Mar 19
An internal investigation found out that the traders misled clients.
Bank of Singapore appoints veteran banker Richard Hu as Greater China market head
25 Mar 19
He previously occupied top posts at Julius Baer, Credit Suisse, UBS Wealth Management and Citi Private Bank.
Hong Kong slaps $100m fine on global banks over IPO sponsor failures
18 Mar 19
UBS faces the highest fine of $47.77m.
Japanese players cash in on China's financial opening as US banks flounder
5 Mar 19
JPMorgan Chase is still stuck in application stage despite passing an application in May 2018.
JPMorgan mulls onshore wealth business in China
1 Mar 19
Banks execs earlier unveiled a plan to ramp up hiring in the country.
Weekly Global News Wrap Up: US investment banks trample European peers in market share; Standard Chartered to cut $700m in costs
27 Feb 19
And banks in Zimbabwe have started trading new currency.
Japanese investment banks lose out to global players in M&A spree
20 Feb 19
US heavyweights may be in a stronger position to advise on foreign targets.
Goldman Sachs Group CEO for APAC Ken Hitchner retires
19 Feb 19
He stayed with the firm for almost three decades.
Bank of Singapore and Edelweiss Group tie up to capture the Indian wealth opportunity
15 Feb 19
The partnership would provide clients of both entities to access to their respective product platforms.
Citi appoints Keith Tuffley as vice chairman for Australia and New Zealand
13 Feb 19
He will also serve as senior inernational adviser to the BCMA team.
China's crowded investment banking scene squeezes fees to five-year low
13 Feb 19
Average fees for equity deals fell to 3.9%.
UBS slashes bonus pool for Asian investment bankers by 8%
12 Feb 19
The ongoing equities rout and stiffer competition for deals hit compensation packages.
Nearly 30 Chinese banks are setting up asset and wealth management units
12 Feb 19
The move comes after looser rules on AM activities.
DBS wealth management fees to shrink 1.3% in Q4
11 Feb 19
The bank's high-net worth clients are turning cautious amidst the market rout.
UOB launches high street Wealth Banking branch
11 Feb 19
It aims to cater to the 476,000 emerging affluent customers in Singapore.
Singapore banks shun risky trading over stable fees and commissions
8 Feb 19
The share of trading and investment securities income shrunk to 36% in 2018 from 47% in 2009.
APAC's asset and wealth managers to hit US$29.6t in AUM by 2025
31 Jan 19
Shanghai is set to rise as an AWM hub along with Singapore and Hong Kong.
Morgan Stanley beefs up Asian wealth team
18 Jan 19
It will hire 50 RMs in Hong Kong and Singapore over the next three years.
Myanmar's MAB launches wealth banking platform
15 Jan 19
The bank is aiming to double its premium members within one year.
Deutsche Bank sees exodus of 30% of workforce in Singapore and Hong Kong
19 Dec 18
This translates to almost 50 investment bankers leaving in the past six months.
Citi Private Bank announces top-level appointments for Indian business
4 Dec 18
The country is home to 263,000 high net worth individuals.
China's explosive wealth boom triggers private bank hiring spree
28 Nov 18
Homegrown and international banks are aggressively hiring.
Asia's asset management scene takes off as AUM hits $8.1t in 2017
6 Nov 18
The region outperformed Europe and North America in AUM growth.
Citi launches virtual remote engagement feature for Asian wealth management clients
26 Oct 18
Customers can chat with their relationship managers on-the-go.
Singapore banks fall from grace as lending and non-interest income takes hit
24 Oct 18
Volatile markets may cut up to 15% of DBS and OCBC's non-interest income.
Citi Private Bank appoints Sally Yeh as global market manager for Taiwan
16 Oct 18
Yeh will report to Rudolf Hitsch, Citi Private Bank's North Asia head.
Hong Kong regulator laments underperforming bank IPO sponsors
11 Oct 18
The SFC is enhancing sponsor standards as it aims to reclaim the global IPO crown.
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