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  1. Custody Risk European Awards 2014 winners announced

    Custodian of the Year: GermanyWinner: BNY MellonHighly commended: HSBC Securities ServicesShortlistBNP Paribas Securities ServicesBNY MellonHSBC Securities Services Custodian of the Year: UK & IrelandWinner: HSBC Securities ServicesShortlistBNY...

  2. Moody's sees $14.5bn FX fines for top banks

    Moody's includes Deutsche Bank, Citi, Barclays, UBS, HSBC, JP Morgan, Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley and Bank of America Merrill Lynch in its list of banks that might be fined.

  3. Poor liquidity stalls long-dated Thai derivatives market

    If you look at the Korean market, for instance, it is eight or nine times bigger than Thailand and it is also more liquid," says Guil Silva, Bangkok-based head of markets at HSBC Thailand. HSBC's Silva says that if this happens – which could be as...

  4. Industry confronts hard choices in CCP recovery debate

    The other solutions available to CCPs don't mean they avoid using variation margin haircutting, in the very worst instance; they just push it further into the tail, and at a cost," says HSBC's Karl. If it becomes obvious that a CCP's standard...

  5. People: TD Bank bags Scotia Capital structuring team

    Earlier, he worked at Citi, HSBC and DBS. Toronto-Dominion Bank in New York has hired a structured products team from Scotia Capital, according to sources in the city. The movers include: Tim Andrews, managing director and head of the Scotiabank...

  6. EU stress tests see €46bn trading loss for G-Sibs

    Barclays, Deutsche Bank and HSBC reported projected losses of €6.3 billion, €5.3 billion and €5.2 billion, respectively. They are: Barclays, BBVA, BNP Paribas, Credit Agricole, Deutsche Bank, Groupe BPCE, HSBC, ING, Nordea, Royal Bank of Scotland...

  7. The changing face of UK retail structured products

    You had Barclays, RBS, HSBC, Axa and others, either wholly or partially pulling out of what you could call the 'mass retail' market and focusing more on the higher-net-worth clients with a minimum year's investment of £50,000.

  8. Fines to rise as regulators continue to punish misconduct

    These fines make the $1.9 billion penalty the DoJ issued against HSBC in 2012 for money laundering seem paltry. Repeated conduct failures lead to increase in average penalty amount Big fines against banks and other financial institutions are...

  9. Shanghai launches renminbi derivatives clearing

    However, larger international players such as BNP Paribas, HSBC and Citi are members for the spot service and may look to the derivatives stream in future. CNY swaps and forwards can be cleared from November on SCH

  10. New role for Okazawa at BNPP, and other recent job moves

    He had previously held senior compliance positions with Manulife, Alliance Bernstein and HSBC in Hong Kong. Fung joins from HSBC Global Asset Management where he held the role of associate director for Hong Kong overseeing Asian fixed income mandates.

  11. Structured credit makes a return as investors seek yield

    Step forward HSBC – their combination of rates know-how and on-the-ground China presence drove them to an inaugural Asia ex-Japan house victory in this year's fifteenth set of awards. Credit repacks and collateralised loan obligations back en vogue

  12. Malta continues to grow market share in Ucits hedge funds

    He points out that if AIFM allows funds that comply with the -directive to be passported across the EU, that could be a better alternative to Ucits, particularly if the fund can operate under a less restrictive regime.Simon Tortell of Simon...