Bonds

  • Think tanks call for green banks in India

    A report jointly published by non-profit organisations Natural Resources Defense Council and the Council on Energy, Environment and Water is calling for the establishment of a green bank in India to finance the expanding clean energy industry.

    • 03:30 AM

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Equities

  • Parag launches IPO as Adani seeks $1.5bn

    Parag Milk Foods has thrown open books for its Rp7.7bn ($115.7m) IPO in India, after placing a huge chunk of the trade in the hands of 17 anchor investors.

    • 04 May 2016

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People & Markets

  • Think tanks call for green banks in India

    A report jointly published by non-profit organisations Natural Resources Defense Council and the Council on Energy, Environment and Water is calling for the establishment of a green bank in India to finance the expanding clean energy industry.

    • 03:30 AM

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RMB

  • New era starting for RMB usage by corporates, say experts

    Corporate treasurers are revisiting their attitudes towards the RMB in light of its increased volatility and Chinese regulators’ push to liberalise the currency, according to panellists speaking at a conference in Singapore last week.

    • 04 May 2016

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Comment

  • Korean banks are bracing for AT1 change

    South Korea’s regulators are widely expected to adopt new rules that force banks to sell perpetual additional tier one bonds, something that was prohibited until now. The move will push lenders to execute more expensive offshore capital raising and while the shift will improve the soundness of Korea’s banking system, it will take the market time to adjust to the new regime.

    • 26 Apr 2016
  • KRX should forget about southeast Asia

    South Korea has been one of the most active Asian equity capital markets in 2016 with high expectations that IPO volumes this year will be its largest on record. The figures are reassuring, but the KRX appears hell bent on wooing southeast Asian issuers to its stock exchange. Focusing on its strengths instead would be far more fruitful.

    • 19 Apr 2016
  • RBI: To err is human, to revise divine

    The Reserve Bank of India has given the nod for infrastructure companies to access foreign currency debt for shorter maturities than originally allowed — making a rare U-turn just four months after putting a new framework together. The RBI may have got it wrong first time around but it’s comforting that it lost no time in setting things right.

    • 13 Apr 2016

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