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Tag Archives: Private Banking

Bank Results Season: Morgan Stanley bidding adieu to Investment Banking with a loss of $0.55 per share?

Unfortunately we will bid adieu (only to Morgan Stanley) here at as of Q3 2012. A little unfortunate also because right now we do not really have a list … Continue reading

October 18, 2012

Bank of America lets go of another Non US business | Deal Insight – Banking Insight

After $50 bln of asset sales thru 2009-2011 the bank was unable to satisfy the Treasury of its dividend plans and barely made the stress test parameters in Q1 as … Continue reading

May 17, 2012

RBS sale of Asia Assets | Banking Insight – Deal Insight

RBS Asia got RBS off to a good start with the bank weeks away from shutting down the business of Corporate Investment Banking without bidders. Reuters report that more than … Continue reading

January 16, 2012 · 5 Comments

A global Banking tweet-o-rama | Advantage zyaada

The PBOC has opened a liquidity window all week supplying RMB 300 bn over 4 days to fund AgBank IPO #china 20 minutes ago via HootSuite AgBank has in the … Continue reading

July 6, 2010 · 1 Comment

Kotak Bank: Lying low and staying dull after ICICI (Bank)

On rants: Driving the agenda for quicker results announcements It is supposedly results season, Financial reforms have been on in this country for almost 20 years and Kotak is announcing … Continue reading

April 26, 2010 · 2 Comments

Why do we discuss Financial results? | Advantage 'zyaada'

I think a healthy discussion on results is a step up for Asian markets in the efficient markets stage, for Efficient Markets Hypothesis itsef or other theoretical constructs not singularly … Continue reading

April 13, 2010

Russian Banks get into the act

Russians step in a big way to track out of the current depression probably emboldened by their presence on social media like facebook and social gaming. In a bid to … Continue reading

December 24, 2009

HSBC making the right noises? | Advantage zyaada

After ANZ bought RBS Asia assets for $550 m (A$ 600 m now 🙂 ) minus India China and Malaysia and Stanchart failed to make the grade, HSBC got into … Continue reading

December 9, 2009

ING gets to make a profit, Buyer Beware?

The Discussion on Citi, BofA results, GS bonuses and JPM’s growth is scheduled on the same Diwali weekend as well.. The ING Sale: Will OCBC grow into a larger Pan … Continue reading

October 16, 2009

ING’s Private Bank sale

ING is trying to sell its Private Bank in Asia because it needs the $1 billion from the sale to cover the $11 billion borrowed from the Dutch Government (Netherlands, … Continue reading

August 27, 2009 · 5 Comments