Investment Banking

Goldman Sachs axes 25 investment bankers in Asia: report

Those affected are majorly junior level bankers involved in Greater China deals.

J.P. Morgan appoints Wai Mei Hong as senior country officer for Singapore

She has over 25 years of experience in the banking industry.

Citi Global Wealth APAC clients invest $5b in bonds in May-July

Majority of investments flowed to fixed income funds and hedge funds.

Hong Kong’s ZA Bank launches investment fund service

All subscription fees are waived until 31 December 2022.

Thailand plays catch up with global green finance goals

Banks are calling for legislators to impose carbon tax and a common taxonomy of goals.

Chart of the Week: APAC investment bank fees down 9% in H1

ECM fees fell 42% after a record-setting 2021.

StanChart taps ex-JP Morgan banker as new CIO for North Asia

Cheng was head of Asia Equity Strategy for JP Morgan Private Bank.

UOB prices $400m perpetual capital securities

It will be issued under a $41.5b (US$30b) global medium term note programme.

Does geopolitics heighten risks of an East-West divide in the financial industry? 

HSBC’s potential Asia split may signal that decoupling between the West and China is growing.

Weekly Global News Wrap: State Street not buying Credit Suisse; Italy to expire bad loan scheme

And China gives the first nod to revive Ant IPO.   From Reuters: Financial services and bank holding company State Street has denied reports that...

Singapore establishes framework to push for high quality green bonds

A committee will oversee the Singapore Green Bond Framework.