02/29/2012

Royal Bank of Scotland to shut Australia fixed income trading desk

RBS, 82 per cent owned by the British government following a bailout in 2008, has already put its advisory and securities business in Australia on the block and further paring of its operations has been expected for some time. RBS currently employs 600 s

02/28/2012

Zurich names new board appointments

Bedbrook is also non-executive director of CUA (Credit Union Australia Limited) and a director with the National Blood Authority.

02/28/2012

CEO of Elaf Bank Departs

The Board appointed Mr. Sohail Niazi, the COO of Elaf Bank, to assume the role of acting CEO.

02/27/2012

ANZ announces senior leadership appointments

The internal appointments, which are effective 1 March 2012, reflect the depth of talent in the combined Division and the organisational structure further reinforces ANZ’s super regional strategy.

02/26/2012

World Bank chief says U.S. should lead some global bodies

The World Bank last week launched the nomination process to select a new president to succeed Zoellick when he steps down in June, inviting names from any of its 187 member countries. The Obama administration has said it would open the process to competit

02/26/2012

HSBC boosts client services team in Singapore

Venkatakrishan joins HSBC from J.P. Morgan’s Treasury and Securities Services business in India, where he worked for over 14 years in a number of roles. Most recently, his role within J.P. Morgan was to lead the Client Service and Implementation tea

02/24/2012

HSBC to Cut Fewer Hong Kong Jobs Than Planned

The number of staff reductions at Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) may be fewer than first announced, according to Hong Kong-based newspaper, The Standard.