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  1. Asia-Pacific region is crucial to global economic recovery

    Posted Nov 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mukul Munish Global wealth creation is becoming tougher in the present economic climate, but Asia-Pacific continues to rise in the wealth creation ladder. A report by Swiss investment bank Credit Suisse finds that Asia-Pacific has emerged as the key contributor of global wealth growth, accounting for 36 per cent of all global wealth creation since 2000, and 54 per cent since ...

  2. HK and Asia-Pacific spur HSBC profits to US$11.1b

    Posted Aug 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.chan@scmp.com Hong Kong and Asia-Pacific led growth in HSBC's global revenues as the region's economic momentum continued to outstrip North America, Europe and Latin America. Profit before tax in Hong Kong increased 26.9 per cent to US$3.1 billion in the first half compared with the same period last year, while the rest of Asia-Pacific posted a 32.6 per cent ...

  3. Survey puts Asia-Pacific in second place after US

    Posted Aug 25th 2010, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Asia-Pacific commercial property markets offer higher returns to investors than cities in Europe, though generally lower than those in the United States, property consultant DTZ said. DTZ's latest quarterly fair-value index, assessing the relative value of commercial properties in 84 cities around the world, said the Asia-Pacific region's commercial property markets ...

  4. Credit Suisse hires StanChart's Nargolwala to head Asia-Pacific

    Posted Sep 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tim LeeMaster Credit Suisse, the European investment bank, has poached Kai Nargolwala away from London-based lender Standard Chartered to head its Asia-Pacific unit. Mr Nargolwala would take up duties as Asia-Pacific's chief executive on January 1, Credit Suisse said in a statement yesterday. He replaces former regional head Paul Calello, who was promoted to head ...

  5. Asia-Pacific poised for takeoff

    Posted Aug 24th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... The market for hybrid instruments in the region should soar on the back of continued robust growth in China and India, writes Chris Davis The Asia-Pacific market for syndicated loans, ... and India, according to a senior banker. John Corrin, chairman of the Asia Pacific Loan Market Association (APLMA), said the Asia-Pacific market was developing at a steady pace and covered specialist ...

  6. Asia-Pacific the growth engine for top bank

    Posted Jun 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in International Central Securities depository (ICSD) servicing. Philippe Metoudi, Clearstream Bank director relationship management Asia-Pacific/Middle East and Africa, said phenomenal financial ... products are inspired by demand in Asia and developed in Luxembourg. 'Asia-Pacific is our largest growing geographic area as many central banks and financial institutions maintain ...

  7. JP Morgan's Abdelnour to head Asia-Pacific

    Posted Jul 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tim LeeMaster JP Morgan, the third-largest financial institution in the world, is bringing in its head of western European operations to become chief executive of Asia-Pacific ... into shares in Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) with US$1 billion. ...

  8. Asia-Pacific gets record IFC funding of US$740m

    Posted Sep 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kelvin Wong The International Finance Corp (IFC), the private-sector lending arm of the World Bank, invested a record US$740 million in the Asia-Pacific in the year to June, it announced ... meet the Millennium Development goals.' It held and managed for participants a total of US$5.3 billion in syndicated loans with a committed portfolio of US$3.7 billion in the Asia-Pacific ...

  9. Pacific business group moves to HK

    Posted Oct 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as the foremost business hub in the Asia-Pacific,' he said. 'This decision proves that [Hong Kong] is a very attractive location for regional headquarters. We look forward to working closely ... has been based in Hawaii since 1992. The decision to move came after a council board meeting that took place during the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation forum meetings in Bangkok. ...

  10. Citic Pacific interested in listing on Shanghai

    Posted Sep 17th 2009, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... to comment on whether it was advising Citic Pacific on any offering. Even though mainland listings involve higher approval costs and more red tape, Sean Darby, an Asia strategist at Nomura ... Amanda Lee Citic Pacific is the latest Hong Kong-listed mainland company pondering a Shanghai listing. 'We are interested in obtaining a listing in Shanghai, if regulations ...




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