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Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam addresses the Belt and Road Summit in Hong Kong, China.

CLSA plots Belt and Road expansion

IFR Asia 1058 - September 15, 2018

CLSA, the offshore arm of China’s Citic Securities, is looking to open more offices in major outposts along the Belt and Road, its chief executive Jonathan Slone said last week.

Nan Shan Plaza (L) and Taiwan's landmark building Taipei 101 are pictured through the window of an airplane, in Taipei, Taiwan.

Taiwan to tighten Formosa limits

IFR Asia 1058 - September 15, 2018

Taiwan’s financial regulator plans to rein in insurance companies’ exposure to foreign credit risks through the booming Formosa bond market.

China unifies regulation of rating firms

IFR Asia 1058 - September 15, 2018

China plans to unify the supervision of domestic rating agencies, in an important step to simplify the fragmented regulation of its bond market.

StanChart parting ways with Asia trio

IFR Asia 1058 - September 15, 2018

Standard Chartered is parting ways with three senior Asia-focused bankers and possibly with some mid and junior-level bankers, as the British lender moves ahead on a plan to cut costs and revamp its industry coverage, two sources said.