Investment Banking

Hong Kong’s ZA Bank launches investment fund service

All subscription fees are waived until 31 December 2022.
6 days ago

Hong Kong’s ZA Bank launches investment fund service

All subscription fees are waived until 31 December 2022.
6 days ago

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.

Standard Chartered opens US$40m Greater Bay Area Centre in Guangzhou

More than 700 employees are now based in the GBA Centre.

Sumitomo Mitsui appoints former J.P Morgan banker as head of M&A advisory of SFDA

The newly created role sees Chirolli leading SMBC’s M&A advisory efforts in Asia.

APAC investment banking fees drops 8.5% in Q1 2022

This comes after its all time high in the same quarter last year.

ASEAN banks have a long way to go in decarbonising finance: Moody’s

There is little space for investors to invest more sustainably.