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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - EARNINGS

    HSBC and StanChart pin growth hopes on rate rises

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 03:56am by DON WEINLAND

    ... with fewer deposits in rate-sensitive accounts. Low interest rates and a flat line in volatility led to rapid deterioration of its financial markets businesses in the first half, in which income fell ... the bad news comes not long after it launched an aggressive new strategy. Last month, the Financial Times reported that shareholders were calling for an immediate succession plan for Sands. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1570896/hsbc-and-stanchart-pin-growth-hopes-rate-rises
  2. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    HSBC blames red tape for 12 per cent drop in profits

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:59pm by DON WEINLAND

    ... are unprecedented," Flint said in a statement accompanying the results, published after the Hong Kong market close. "The cumulative workload arising from a regulatory reform programme ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1566246/hsbcs-first-half-results-fall-below-analysts-expectations
  3. Business - Banking & Finance - EARNINGS

    HSBC shares rally even as compliance costs bite

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 10:45pm by DON WEINLAND

    ... Don Weinland don.weinland@scmp.com With first-half profit falling to miss market expectations, the bank will look for savings through job cuts and grow its mainland operations HSBC feels ... short of analysts’ consensus forecast, while operating expenses excluding one-off items rose 4 per cent. Melmane said the results, released after the market close in Hong Kong, were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1566538/dual-pressures-rising-costs-and-falling-profits-behind
  4. Business - THE VIEW

    HSBC seems to find it easier to pay fines than fix corporate culture

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:09am by Peter Guy

    ... the financial crisis, global banks have evolved from "too big to fail" into "too big to jail". Each new fine, like BNP Paribas' US$8.9 billion penalty, sets a new, ignominious record. Governments fear that a criminal conviction and closure of a major bank would prove far too disruptive to the financial system. But big banks are not making significant progress towards ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1553555/hsbc-seems-find-it-easier-pay-fines-fix-corporate-culture
  5. Business - Banking & Finance - BONDS

    HSBC and Citi compete for Asian bond supremacy

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:26am by Bloomberg

    ... to increase even if the percentage fee on each deal varies," said Mark Follett, the head of high-grade debt capital markets for Asia ex-Japan at JP Morgan Chase, which is in third place with 8.4 per cent this year. "The bond market is a highly visible business and many banks see it as a critical part of their investment banking footprint in Asia." Issuance in the first half ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1548246/hsbc-and-citi-compete-asian-bond-supremacy
  6. News - World - IRAN

    Iran lobbies HSBC to clear humanitarian transactions

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:45pm by Reuters

    ... to have stopped processing financial transactions for allowable humanitarian trade," the source said, adding that this could have wider implications given that "the [financial] ecosystem ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539837/iran-lobbies-hsbc-clear-humanitarian-transactions
  7. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    HSBC asset sale to LGT will halve countries served by its private bank

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 02:37am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London HSBC to halve countries served by private bank HSBC is halving the number of countries its private bank serves after selling a portfolio of Swiss banking assets, the latest bank to narrow its wealth management focus in a bid to improve profitability and cut compliance risk. HSBC, Europe's biggest bank by market value, said its private bank served ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1539895/hsbc-asset-sale-lgt-will-halve-countries-served-its-private
  8. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    HSBC customer forced to make 16,000-kilometre trip to access account after bank blunder

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Robert Lewis had to fly from Australia to Hong Kong 16,000km journey to solve bank bungle When former Hong Kong resident Robert Lewis opened an account with the 'world's local bank' he thought HSBC would be able to cater for all his financial needs, wherever in the world he went. Little did he know that due to a breakdown in communication over his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1538011/hsbc-customer-forced-make-return-trip-australia-access-his-account
  9. Business - Banking & Finance - BONDS

    HSBC unit taps into onshore debt market

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 04:28am by Jeanny Yu

    ... into onshore debt market HSBC's asset management arm is stepping up efforts to tap the mainland's onshore bond market, the fourth-largest in the world, but one still largely closed to foreign ... a favoured asset class, especially to offshore yuan investors looking for greater returns than the low deposit rates offered by banks. Foreign investors have been barely able to access the market ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1381473/hsbc-unit-taps-onshore-debt-market
  10. Financial IT experts wanted

    Posted Jun 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... candidates would have an interest in the financial markets as they are perceived to add more value if they understand the business. 'With more than 7,500 technology staff spread globally ... Chris Davis Rising costs and greater demand for efficiency are prompting many Hong Kong banks and financial organisations to invest in growth-enabling technologies as a way to retain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/971617/financial-it-experts-wanted

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