Is Macquarie making a comeback in Asia?

Is Macquarie making a comeback in Asia?

Has Macquarie turned the corner? Will it need to ramp up hiring again soon in Asia? Earlier this year, Macquarie-bashers were smelling blood - the firm had trouble…

Daily Dispatches: Credit Suisse hires UBS veteran

Daily Dispatches: Credit Suisse hires UBS veteran

Credit Suisse says it has appointed UBS veteran Tee Fong Seng as vice chairman of its Asia Pacific private banking operations. He will be responsible for the bank's…

Employment anguish eases in ECM

Employment anguish eases in ECM

Equity capital market deals in Asia-Pacific are on the up and there are some signs that demand for ECM bankers might be slowly improving. ECM transactions in Asia…

Daily Dispatches: HSBC expands in Chinese insurance

Daily Dispatches: HSBC expands in Chinese insurance

HSBC has received regulatory approval to launch a jointly-held insurance firm with Beijing-based National Trust in a bid to expand its China insurance business. (The Standard) Macquarie Capital…

Daily Dispatches: IAG plans to expand in India

Daily Dispatches: IAG plans to expand in India

IAG plans to expand in India. (The Age) Smith puts ANZ on top in Asia. (The Australian) HK bankers like SME lending. (The Standard) Auditors under pressure down…

Daily Dispatches: ANZ grows in China

Daily Dispatches: ANZ grows in China

Approval for new ANZ branch in China. (Herald Sun) Australian pay-commission chairman is wary of capping exec pay. (Business Day) Temasek Holdings has reportedly sold its stake in…

Recruitment Roundtable part II: direct hiring dilemmas

Recruitment Roundtable part II: direct hiring dilemmas

In the second of a two-part report, delegates on the recent eFinancialCareers recruitment roundtable in Singapore discuss the topical issues of compensation, expats and direct sourcing. The roundtable&hell

Daily Dispatches: Bar Cap creates new APAC division

Daily Dispatches: Bar Cap creates new APAC division

Barclays Capital has created a new global finance and risk solutions group for the Asia Pacific region and appointed two new co-heads to run it. Andrew Jones, a…

Are private bankers too young?

Are private bankers too young?

The stereotype of the private banker in Asia is not the grey-headed Swiss-style industry veteran, but the attractive young charmer. Although banks have very recently been scrambling for…

Are Nomura bankers wrong to go west?

Are Nomura bankers wrong to go west?

Nomura has persuaded half its Japanese i-bankers to ditch their local employment contracts and adopt more volatile western deals. Are you shocked that the proportion opting for Westernised…

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