On the move
Christoph Michel joins French investment bank Natixis as chief risk officer Asia Pacific from CLSA.
All aboard for LNG swaps?
The asset quality and capitalisation of New Zealand banks remains strong but dependence on wholesale funding is still a risk, say credit rating agencies.
Investment banks are urging financial institution clients to issue old-style lower Tier II capital before the window closes on January 1, 2013, when the full force of Basel III capital rules come into effect.
Asia’s LCR challenge
Capitalising on commodities
Citi has named Richard Heyes as head of Pan-Asia equities and promoted Adrian Faure to head global emerging markets equities
Choose your top three counterparty dealers in order of preference in the following five product categories: interest rate, currency, commodity, equity and credit derivatives.
Algorithmics' president and chief operating officer Michael Zerbs talks about the long-term impact of moving from Basel II to Basel III, including some 'unintended consequences' likely to emerge from the move to central clearing as well as the specific...
Banks both now offer offshore renminbi trading in spot, forwards and swaps on their FX platforms after new launches over the past fortnight
BNY Mellon has named Stephen Lackey to succeed Christopher Sturdy, who is relocating to New York, as chairman for Asia
Fitch Ratings believes the cost of funding for Taiwanese banks could jump nearly 200 basis points should Taiwan or China property prices fall sharply. The country's banks are also prone to any slowdown in global economic growth.
FSB warns of counterparty risk due to rapid growth of synthetic ETF market; also expresses concern about on-demand liquidity in stressed conditions, particularly linked with vertically integrated providers.
Nomura has named John Adair and Paul Dolan as co-head of equities for Asia to replace Rachid Bouzouba, who has left the Japanese securities dealer.
Hong Kong branches of Chinese commercial banks are increasingly lending US dollars to state-backed enterprises. The surge in dollar demand from Chinese corporates comes as lending is squeezed onshore by Beijing's efforts to limit the credit growth of...
Bank of Japan veteran and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu partner, Tsuyoshi Oyama, discusses the changed role of central banks post-global financial crisis and potential conflicts with their new role.
Fund managers active in offshore-listed China A-share ETFs say a 10% provision set aside for capital gains tax on A-share trading related to P-note issues is increasing tracking error for some funds. Meanwhile, others are ignoring the tax risk altogether,...
Despite objections submitted to the US bankruptcy court from the holders of Lehman Brothers minibonds, the latest resolution effort to reach settlement on the sale of credit-linked notes to retail investors in Hong Kong may still be approved, as the 75%...
Barclays Capital and UOB Asset Management issue the first renminbi-denominated bond funds in Singapore for retail investors. RBS believes Singapore has the potential to be the second major offshore renminbi centre after Hong Kong
Asian investors love liquidity but drawn to risk, says BarCap survey
RBS names Sherry Liu as China chairman and chief executive officer, in a bid to bolster its business in the country.