HK SFC enforcement head 'an odd choice'; China Post Global acquires RBS ETF range, team; Jupiter shuffles in Asia sales; BSI names HK CEO; and Sanctum Wealth hires first CIO.
The risk of global contagion is higher than ever, argue market strategists, with UK bank RBS suggesting the only safe place to be is high-grade bonds.
Savills IM names Asia AM chief; Sanctum plans hires after RBS deal; HK SFC names interim enforcement head; Robeco gets new chairman and CEO; and BBH names new global boss.
Esther Heer's exit from the private bank comes following its recently agreed acquisition by Brazilian investment bank BTG Pactual.
BNPP IP poaches from Harvest, AMP Capital undergoes reshuffle, ADS Securities opens in HK, Standard Life sets up Asia advisory board, Jones Lang LaSalle launches Xi'an branch.
The Royal Bank of Scotland will not face any disciplinary action from local authorities after it agreed to repurchase Lehman-linked equity notes sold to professional investors at 100%.
Henderson names Singapore retail head, Gaw hires US president, StanChart creates RMB coverage team, Coutts hires China desk head
The bank agrees to buy back equity-linked notes issued to retail investors between July 2007 and May 2008.
The US Federal Reserve's exit from quantitative easing won’t spark emerging-market panic, as monetary tightening once did in 1994, believe investors, economists and analysts.
With an RMB clearing bank about to be established in Taiwan, industry players reflect on the potential opportunities and how they believe the market will grow.
William Egan joins as head of mandate sales for prime services in Asia, with more hires expected. He was Barclays’ head of FX prime brokerage and OTC clearing in Singapore.
The bank's niche fixed income and FX-focused platform will target macro, fixed income and foreign exchange hedge funds.