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  • Sep 22, 2014
  • Updated: 7:22am

Scotland-based Lloyds Banking Group has left the door open for a move to London amid uncertainty over the future shape of Britain despite Scottish voters' rejection of full independence.

22 Sep 2014 - 4:28am

It is natural for bond buyers to be pessimists. It's part of their DNA. But they are taking the whole role of worrier too far by giving in to the pervasive concern that a credit-market Armageddon...

Updated 22 Sep 2014 - 6:30am

Hong Kong banks have been awash with cheap credit for nearly seven years but the wellspring is about to dry up.

Updated 22 Sep 2014 - 6:38am

The mainland's securities regulator has launched an investigation into a member of its initial public offering review committee for insider trading.

20 Sep 2014 - 5:10am

The mainland plans to allow insurers to issue preferred shares in a step to widen their funding channels to bolster solvency while pursuing growth.

20 Sep 2014 - 5:10am

Private banker Claude Haberer takes a broader view of the client relationship, instilling in his team of asset managers the need to nurture relationships with families to help play a role as...

20 Sep 2014 - 5:10am


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The US Federal Reserve has declared it will stick to its slow-but-steady plans to tighten monetary policy.

18 Sep 2014 - 9:44am

Invesco is applying to trade China's local government bonds directly, betting that investing in the debt will allow it to skirt volatility from rising interest rates in the United States while...

18 Sep 2014 - 5:57am

Premier Li Keqiang is set to make the most of the launch of an international gold trading platform as he beats the drum for the further development of the Shanghai free-trade zone, which has...

18 Sep 2014 - 5:57am

A 500 billion yuan (HK$630.7 billion) injection from the People's Bank of China into the country's five biggest banks might not be enough to stave off an economic slowdown in the second half of...

18 Sep 2014 - 5:44am

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, the mainland's biggest lender, raised four billion yuan (HK$5.04 billion) through its Singapore branch in what would be the Lion City's biggest offshore...

17 Sep 2014 - 5:39am

There is a distinct chance US Federal Reserve officials will rewrite their strategy for normalising monetary policy this week given signs that a roller-coaster debate over a new tool for...

17 Sep 2014 - 11:08am

Southeast Asia's 100 largest publicly traded companies are becoming more vulnerable to default as their debt surges and profitability weakens.

17 Sep 2014 - 5:39am

The International Organisation of Securities Commissions (Iosco) sent criteria for marketable securities to finance ministers from the Group of 20 nations this week. Iosco wants to help create...

17 Sep 2014 - 5:39am

Bank of Communications has shot back at a new constraint on bank deposits, calling the rule issued jointly by three mainland regulators an obstacle to growing deposits and saying banks would...

16 Sep 2014 - 3:23am

HSBC Holdings plans to issue a perpetual subordinated convertible bond in a bid to raise €1.5 billion (HK$15 billion) to further strengthen its capital base.

16 Sep 2014 - 9:20am

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority is lobbying Beijing to lift the cap on the amount of yuan local residents can convert.

16 Sep 2014 - 3:24am

Mainland regulators have gone pretty easy on money launderers over the past few decades, regardless of whether they were shady tomato traders or government officials moving their families and...

15 Sep 2014 - 4:40am

Preferred shares issued by mainland banks look increasingly attractive as the lenders seek to shore up capital at a time of declining performance across the sector, analysts say.

16 Sep 2014 - 7:39am

Russian money is flowing into Hong Kong as investors look for a safe haven from Western sanctions - but investors are running into obstacles with banks, which are nervous about money laundering....

15 Sep 2014 - 9:22am

Citigroup's Diners Club card brand in Japan is among assets drawing interest from lenders as the bank seeks bids for its retail operations in the country, people with knowledge of the matter said...

15 Sep 2014 - 4:40am


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