People & Markets

  • China tightens Star market listing rules

    China tightens Star market listing rules

    The Chinese securities regulator and the Shanghai bourse have boosted requirements on Star market IPO candidates’ technology credentials, banning the listing of financial and investment companies and tightening scrutiny on financial technology firms.

  • Spac boom drives US banks to Q1 record

    Spac boom drives US banks to Q1 record

    US investment banks have set a high bar for their European rivals by posting record revenues powered by a boom in capital markets underwriting.

  • Jefferies skewers bank ESG ratings for ignoring climate

    Jefferies skewers bank ESG ratings for ignoring climate

    Several European banks’ noses were put out of joint this week by research from Jefferies, which suggested a very different ranking of banks’ ESG characteristics from that investors usually get from rating providers. The study argued commercial ESG ratings on banks are not fit for purpose.

  • Former Moex MD joins EM as new CEO

    Former Moex MD joins EM as new CEO

    Anna Vasilenko, a former managing director at the Moscow Exchange, has joined EM, the strategic advisory and communications firm for clients in Russia, China and other emerging markets, as its CEO.

  • Ant unveils business overhaul plan as Beijing tightens screws

    Ant unveils business overhaul plan as Beijing tightens screws

    Chinese financial technology company Ant Group Co will transform itself into a financial holding company as part of a government mandated restructuring that will affect its key payments, consumer lending and wealth management businesses.

  • Credit Suisse gives Dhupelia ECM remit

    Credit Suisse gives Dhupelia ECM remit

    Credit Suisse has appointed Sunil Dhupelia as its new co-head of equity capital markets for Asia Pacific, a position he will hold alongside Johnson Chui.

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