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Saturday, 21 July 2018

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Chief Executive Charles Li speaks during a news conference introducing Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect, at the Hong Kong Exchanges in Hong Kong.

Bankers shrug off Stock Connect tiff

IFR Asia 1050 - July 21, 2018

Bankers in Hong Kong have shrugged off the surprise decision by China’s stock exchanges to exclude companies with dual-class shares from the Shanghai and Shenzhen Stock Connect schemes.

SFC bans ex-StanChart IPO banker

SFC bans ex-StanChart IPO banker

IFR Asia 1050 - July 21, 2018

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission has banned a former Standard Chartered banker from re-entering the industry for three years following its probe into the 2009 China Forestry IPO.

Citigroup shuffles Asia levfin team

IFR Asia 1050 - July 21, 2018

Citigroup has announced changes to its loan and acquisition finance team in Asia Pacific, according to internal memos between July 13 and July 19.

HKMA, banks launch blockchain-based trade finance platform

IFR Asia 1050 - July 21, 2018

Hong Kong’s banking regulator and seven banks, including HSBC and Standard Chartered, said last week they will jointly launch a blockchain-based trade finance platform in September.