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Stcoks Press Release : 08 Oct 2015

PwC posts a 10% rise in FY15 global revenues to US$35.4 billion Stcoks—08 Oct 15

PwC's global network reported total gross revenues of US$35.4 billion for the fiscal year through June 2015, up 10 percent at constant exchange rates. That was higher than the US$34 billion it earned in the previous year and the strongest year-on-year

ASIFMA appoints Gene Kim as Chairman of the Board to oversee new three-year business plan Stcoks—08 Oct 15

Hong Kong--8 Oct--Asian Banker

Hong Kong – The Board of Directors of ASIFMA, the financial industry's leading regional trade association, has elected Gene K. Kim as its new Chairman. Mr. Kim is Managing Director and Regional Head, Financial Markets, Greater China & North Asia, Standard Chartered Bank. He takes over from David Ratliff, Managing Director and Head of Banking and Markets for the Asia Pacific Public Sector Group, Citi, who just completed his three-year term and will remain on the Board as Chairman Ex-Officio. In his role as Chairman, Mr Kim will oversee the implementation of ASIFMA's new three-year business plan, which focuses on its 90 plus member firms' key regulatory and operational priorities across the region covering Fixed Income, Equities, FX, Policy and Regulatory Affairs and Asset Management.

Mr Kim joined Standard Chartered Bank in 2007 as the Head of Global Markets in Korea. Since February 2011, he has headed the Financial Markets in Greater China & North Asia. Before joining Standard Chartered Bank, Mr Kim was a managing director at Credit Suisse. Until 1999, he worked in New York, where he founded and was the President of Horizon Advisors, Inc., an investment management company.

"I am delighted to be taking up the role of Chairman at ASIFMA as this is a critical time in the development of the region's cap

Deutsche Bank becomes a direct participating bank of Chinas newly launched Stcoks—08 Oct 15

Deutsche Bank today announced that it has been selected as a direct participating bank in China's newly launched Cross-Border Interbank Payment System ('CIPS'), as part of the first batch of approved participants. Initiated by the People's Bank of China

Papua New Guinea Outlook Revised To Negative On Possible Prolonged Fiscal And External Ratings Stcoks—08 Oct 15

On Oct. 8, 2015, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services revised the rating outlookon Papua New Guinea (PNG) to negative from stable. At the same time, weaffirmed the foreign and local currency long-term ratings on PNG at 'B+', andthe respective

Photo Release: Bangkok Bank and Oishi Group launch the FLY ME TO JAPAN 3 campaign offering Stcoks—08 Oct 15

Bangkok Bank Executive Vice President Shoke Na Ranong (2nd from left) and Oishi Group Executive Vice President Paisarn Aowsathaporn (2nd from right) launched the "FLY ME TO JAPAN 3" campaign, which is being held for the third consecutive year. The

LINE Thailand Boosts Mobile Payment Adoption in Southeast Asia Expansion with CyberSource#s Stcoks—08 Oct 15

- LINE Thailand extends mobile payment services for users in Southeast Asia, enabled by CyberSource's full range of world-class payment management solutions, including fraud management and payment tokenization - CyberSource solutions to enhance payment

Photo Release: SCB joins Myanmar Global Investment Forum 2015 Stcoks—08 Oct 15

At the recent Euromoney Conferences: Myanmar Global Investment Forum 2015 Siam Commercial Bank, represented by Mr. Kamalkant Agarwal (first left), First Executive Vice President & Head of International Banking, joined a panel discussion on

Fitch Affirms Standard Chartered Bank (Thai)s Rating at A- Stcoks—08 Oct 15

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Standard Chartered Bank (Thai) Public Company Limited's (SCBT) Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'A-' with a Stable Outlook and Long-Term Local-Currency IDR at 'A+' with a Negative Outlook. At the same

KBank introduces new fire insurance for homes Stcoks—08 Oct 15

KASIKORNBANK is aiming at expanding insurance market share by introducing a new catastrophe insurance product, "Home Protect Plus", offering a range of coverage against fire and natural disasters, as well as providing larger coverage against theft with

Photo Release: KBank introduces new fire insurance for homes Stcoks—08 Oct 15

Recently at KASIKORNBANK, Rat Burana Main Branch, Ms. Kitiya Rerkpooritat, KBank First Senior Vice President, introduced a new catastrophe insurance product, "Home Protect Plus", offering a range of coverage against fire and natural disasters, as well as

Asia Equity Insights Quarterly: Playing defence, bank on Best in Class Stcoks—08 Oct 15

Asian equities will struggle as long as there are no signs of a recovery in earnings growth in China However, low valuations make us favour China over India, a market where consensus remains overweight. We see some value emerging in ASEAN We use themes

How Gulf Cooperation Council countries (GCC) are dealing with falling oil Stcoks—08 Oct 15

- Countries with fewer financial buffers, such as Bahrain and Oman, are experiencing problems related to low growth performance - Saudi Arabia and UAE are less impacted by declining oil prices as strategies underway to promote non-oil trade - Private

SBI Thai Online, new-concept broker, launched highlighting rapidity with online service and 100% Stcoks—08 Oct 15

SBI Thai Online Securities Co., Ltd. or SBITO is ready to be officially launched as a stock broker in Thailand, highlighting on being the 100% online broker with the same standard as in Japan. The company provides customers' convenience with ability to

Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County, WY Revenue Bond Rating Lowered To #BBB-# On Criteria Stcoks—08 Oct 15

CENTENNIAL (Standard & Poor's) Oct. 7, 2015--Standard & Poor's RatingsServices lowered its long-term rating to 'BBB-' from 'BBB' on Sweetwater County, Wyo.'s $26.8 million series 2013A fixed-rate revenue bonds, issued forMemorial Hospital of

KTC makes a move in the bookstore industry in collaboration with Nai-in by offering privileges and Stcoks—08 Oct 15

"KTC" or Krungthai Card Public Company Limited by Mr. Terapoj Chokeanantang, Senior Vice President - Credit Card Business, announced the decision to offer privileges to members who enjoy reading throughout 2015 in collaboration with "Naiin" or Amarin

World Undergoing Major Population Shift with Far-reaching Implications for Migration, Poverty, Stcoks—08 Oct 15

As migrants and refugees from Africa and the Middle East continue to arrive in Europe in unprecedented numbers, a new World Bank/IMF report says that large-scale migration from poor countries to richer regions of the world will be a permanent feature of

The Peoples Republic of China Subscribes to the IMFs Special Data Dissemination Stcoks—08 Oct 15

The People's Republic of China subscribed today to the International Monetary Fund's Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS), marking a major step forward for official statistics in the country. Participation in the SDDS is expected to enhance a