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Star BofA Merrill Lynch analyst sacked after Hong Kong IPO is pulled

Star BofA Merrill Lynch analyst sacked after Hong Kong IPO is pulled

Tong Shaojing told the South China Morning Post he was fired from his job within days of a proposed Hong Kong listing of shares in the mainland-based Triplex Biosciences being put on hold.

Friday, 14 June, 2013, 10:25am 2 comments

HSBC apologises for UnionPay ATM-card fiasco in Hong Kong

HSBC ATMs in Hong Kong. Photo: AFP

Ever since HSBC started sending out its new ATM cards with an embedded chip, internet chat rooms and our own organ's letters page have been humming with disgruntled HSBC customer complaints.

7 Jun 2013 - 11:57am 7 comments

We can delete it for you wholesale

Sleep: not so important

While the anti-corruption crackdown on the mainland is causing a degree of pain for those in the restaurant and luxury goods business, it has been good news for another kind of business.

31 May 2013 - 4:41am

Singapore court convicts ex-UBS banker of having sex with minor

Juerg Buergin will be sentenced next Wednesday. Photo: Reuters

A Swiss former banker was yesterday found guilty of having sex with an under-age Singaporean prostitute in a case that caused a scandal as it involved several prominent men in the city state. Juerg Buergin, 41, was found guilty by a district court of two charges of having sex with a 17-year-old call girl and will be sentenced next Wednesday.

1 May 2013 - 2:07am 1 comment

Ex-banker accused of helping in Olympus fraud granted bail

A man passes behind a logo of Japan's Olympus Corp at the company headquarters in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters

A former Singapore banker charged with helping Japan’s Olympus Corp engineer a US$1.7 billion accounting fraud was granted bail by a US judge on Friday.

26 Jan 2013 - 9:46am

Globetrotter bridges the gaps

Illustration: Martin Megino

For many women determined to power through the glass ceiling on the way to the top of the corporate world, juggling a family can be a dealbreaker.

Maaike Steinebach, a 41-year-old mother of three who is chief executive of Dutch lender ABN Amro Hong Kong, is one woman who appears to have it figured out.

29 Dec 2012 - 4:58am

Monday Face: Michael Diekmann

Allianz chairman Michael Diekmann says he learned valuable lessons running the group's businesses in Asia, the US and Europe. Photo: EPA

As chairman of German financial giant Allianz, Michael Diekmann is constantly on the go around the world, keeping up with the company's 142,000 employees and 78 million customers in 70 countries.

17 Dec 2012 - 5:30am

Dapper Boy looking smart as TT banker

Brett Prebble can continue his purple patch of form and his deadly combination with David Hall on Dapper Boy, a youngster who stands out as a banker in the middle pin of Sunday's Triple Trio at Sha Tin.

22 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Common Goal is no stranger to the dirt

When highly sought-after stable transfer Common Goal landed in the yard of Manfred Man Ka-leung, the plan was always to head to the all-weather track for a first-up, Class Four kill.

15 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Get a head start with Felarof in TT chase

A mammoth HK$27.4 million jackpot is sure to stimulate a lucrative Triple Trio pool at Sha Tin tomorrow, where Felarof can kick things off as a banker in the opening leg.

8 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Cai Bao In is ready for first trip to city track

Paul O'Sullivan's Cai Bao In still has plenty of maturing to do, but a handy draw and suitable tempo should overcome any problems when he heads to Happy Valley for the first time tomorrow night, with the last-start winner looking the best banker in the middle leg of the Triple Trio.

29 May 2012 - 12:00am