Latest bank strategy/results news

  • Citi Asia revenue up on banking, wealth management boost

    Citi Asia earned $3.4bn in revenues in the third quarter of 2016, a 1% rise year-on-year. Asia was second only to North America in contributing to the bank's overall profits, with gains in wealth management, M&A and equity underwriting, and consumer business boosting performance.

    • 19 Oct 2016
  • Asia-Middle East corridor struggles to connect

    There is plenty that links Asia with the Middle East across economics, culture and politics with countries in both regions keen to take advantage of the opportunities. But progress on capitalising on those connections has been slower than expected, writes Elliot Wilson.

    • 29 Sep 2016
  • Family ties bind Philippine banks

    The conglomerate ownership of the largest banks in the Philippines is coming under greater scrutiny as the regulator and even the International Monetary Fund express concern. Increased foreign ownership is one way to reduce the risk, but that strategy presents its own challenges. Peter McGill reports.

    • 29 Sep 2016
  • Crédit Agricole CIB hires ex-StanChart banker as head of international

    Crédit Agricole CIB has hired a ‘head of international’, a new role at the bank’s global markets division. Gene Kim joins from Standard Chartered, and will oversee the markets business in the Americas, Asia and the Middle East.

    • 08 Sep 2016
  • BOCHK outlines future of RMB clearing

    The launch of China’s cross-border interbank payment system (CIPS) last year was a milestone for the internationalisation of the renminbi. Close to a year on, Bank of China Hong Kong’s general manager for bank-wide operations, Yang Ru Hai, speaks to GlobalRMB on what it takes to improve RMB clearing and what the future holds for clearing banks such as themselves.

    • 25 Aug 2016
  • Banks and fintech: Better connected

    Banks and fintech companies are realising that their best prospects lie in working together. But the relationships come in many forms and regulators are starting to pay closer attention, writes Ellen Sheng.

    • 24 Aug 2016
  • Tax net closing on private banks

    Private banks have been under sustained pressure to provide more transparency on the work they carry out for their client base in recent years. In Asia, where wealth is growing at the fastest rate globally, local scandals are combining with global regulation to create a thorny environment for the industry. Peter McGill reports.

    • 24 Aug 2016
  • Banks double down on Asia’s rich

    The growing ranks of Asia’s high net worth individuals are demanding that banks work ever harder to drive the cycle of wealth creation sweeping across the region. Banks serving the wealthy are meeting this challenge through a ‘one bank’ approach that sees them attempt to meld their private and investment banks into one seamless operation. John Loh reports.

    • 24 Aug 2016
  • DBS second quarter results slide on Swiber affair

    DBS Group's profits stumbled during the second quarter of 2016 as the bank had to put provisions aside to deal with potential effects from its exposure to troubled energy services firm Swiber Group.

    • 08 Aug 2016
  • HSBC sees Asia share of profits rise in H1

    HSBC’s Asia business accounted for a higher share of the bank’s earnings during the first half of the year, as the bank continues to develop its business in the region.

    • 03 Aug 2016

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Total Volume Rmb (m) No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 7,500 5 22.26
2 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 4,000 2 11.87
2 Everbright Securities 4,000 1 11.87
4 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 3,500 2 10.39
5 HSBC 3,000 2 8.90

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 19 Oct 2016
1 CITIC Securities 14,399.87 54 6.41%
2 Morgan Stanley 11,680.45 48 5.20%
3 GF Securities Co Ltd 11,254.82 44 5.01%
4 Deutsche Bank 8,929.93 36 3.97%
5 China Securities Co Ltd 8,568.28 45 3.81%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 11 Oct 2016
1 HSBC 24,211.67 144 4.82%
2 Citi 23,007.32 123 4.58%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20,229.47 98 4.03%
4 JPMorgan 18,255.12 103 3.63%
5 Goldman Sachs 11,241.68 45 2.24%