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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - LISTINGS

    Pick me (and only me), Alibaba and JD.com told banks

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 12:00pm by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Bitter rivals in mainland e-commerce draw lines for sponsors of their initial public offerings Banks forced to choose between Alibaba and JD Top investment banks have been forced to choose between two important clients- bitter rivals Alibaba and JD.com the mainland's largest e-commerce firms. Both companies are planning to list in New York. ...

  2. Bank of Communications

    Posted Jun 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The bank's principal activities are the provision of corporate banking, retail banking and treasury operations. Corporate banking provides a range of products and services such as loans, bill discounting, settlement, trade finance, fund custody and guarantees. Retail banking business provides a range of retail banking products and services such as deposits, mortgage loans, ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - INVESTMENT BANKING

    Deutsche Bank's €2b loss is 8 times analysts' estimates

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 03:18pm by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Frankfurt Charges, job cuts and impairments help push Europe's biggest bank into the red Deutsche Bank, Europe's biggest bank by assets, posted a fourth-quarter loss ... years, was about eight times larger than the consensus analyst forecast and a turnaround from a profit of €147 million for the same period in 2011. The bank's co-chief executives, Juergen ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKS

    Big banks fail to regain trust of the public

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in New York and Milan The world's biggest banks have failed to regain the public's trust after the financial crisis, with many feeling they may now be too big to manage Not trusted with our funds Leaders of the world's biggest banks, from Citigroup's Vikram Pandit to Barclays' Bob Diamond, have failed to honour promises made in Davos to restore trust ...

  5. Business - Money - FINANCE

    Haitong says wants to be an investment bank as it posts 42pc profit rise

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... wants to be an investment bank Haitong International Securities Group says it will evolve into an investment house providing multiple services to clients. "An investment bank is what we ... period last year," Lin said. Haitong said its broking business had been affected when local brokerage firms and banks joined a commission price war amid tougher competition from new ...

  6. Make retail prime focus, veteran says

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.chan@scmp.com Retail, not corporate, clients hold the key to the future for Asian banks, says Dick Kovacevich, former chairman and chief executive of US bank Wells Fargo. 'Right now, I think Asian banks are taking a lot of deposits and lending the money to commercial clients,' Kovacevich said. 'They should focus more on consumers and small businesses ...

  7. Company profile - ICBC

    Posted Jun 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China's main activities are personal banking, corporate banking and investment banking. Under personal banking services, the group provides personal internet banking, consumer finance, property loans and credit card business. Through corporate banking services, the group provides commercial lending, community lending, securities ...

  8. Worldwide recognition beckons

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... John Cremer The celebration of Bank of China's 100th anniversary marks a milestone for the organisation, but also heralds the start of what seems sure to become a new era of growth ... and markets, while playing an ever more significant role as a respected member of the international financial community. Established in February 1912, with the approval of Dr Sun Yat-sen, Bank of China ...

  9. Fastest growth can be found in markets closest to home

    Posted Apr 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Andrea Li Regional banks are expanding their Asia wealth businesses to tap into the region's burgeoning demand for private banking services. Macquarie Private Wealth Asia is a case in point. Established in 2008, it was set up to address the needs of a niche market: individuals with over US$30 million in investable assets. 'The broader private banking market is crowded ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EMPLOYMENT

    Tough times for business graduates

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com Jobs with international investment banks are thin on the ground, HKU survey shows Tough times for business graduates Graduates with business degrees are facing the toughest time since the 2007-09 financial crisis in finding jobs with international investment banks. However, according to a University of Hong Kong employment survey, some other ...




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