Tuesday, 23 July 2019

People & Markets

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  • MUFG Bank: Settlement with NY banking regulator

    MUFG Bank, the commercial banking subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, said last Tuesday it had reached a settlement with the New York banking regulator following a dispute after it switched its state branches to federal oversight.

  • RBI to turn dovish after resignation

    RBI to turn dovish after resignation

    The resignation of the deputy governor of India’s central bank last week has boosted the prospects for more rate cuts, lifting hopes for a sustained rally in the local debt market over the medium term.

  • Sebi tightens rules on share pledges

    India’s market regulator has reinforced disclosure rules for when shares in a company are pledged as collateral and tightened rules for mutual funds to try to protect minority shareholders and retail investors.

  • BlackRock sees gold in Indian bad debt

    BlackRock is looking to expand its special situations credit team in India to take advantage of what is sees as an unprecedented opportunity in the country’s private debt market.

  • SGX reshuffles with Deutsche hire

    Singapore Exchange is rolling out a major revamp of its organisation structure this week as part of chief executive Loh Boon Chye’s multi-asset strategy.

  • Corruption probe rocks HK exchange

    Corruption probe rocks HK exchange

    The Hong Kong stock exchange’s reputation as one of the world’s leading capital raising venues took a knock last week after the city’s anti-graft watchdog arrested a former exchange official and the securities regulator announced a “specific review” into how it handled new listings.

  • Former Goldman, Barclays senior banker to chair edtech firm

    Former Goldman Sachs and Barclays banker Johan Leven has been appointed chairman of educational technology firm Studycat, based in Hong Kong.

  • BDA Partners hires UBS banker

    Boutique investment bank BDA Partners has hired Vivian Ren from UBS Securities, UBS’s securities joint venture in China.

  • Neeraj Gambhir to head treasury business at Axis Bank

    Neeraj Gambhir has joined Axis Bank as head of treasury.

  • NAB strengthens commodities team with UBS hire

    National Australia Bank has strengthened its commodities research team having poached Lachlan Shaw from UBS.