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Asia Banking and Finance Reporter — Wall Street Journal

@WSJ reporter, covering Asia banking and finance. julie.steinberg@wsj.com. Opinions are my own, not my employer's.

Hong Kong Regulator Fines BNP Paribas Over Dark Pool Operations

wsj.com — BNP Paribas unit fined HK$15 million for failing to operate as represented Hong Kong's securities regulator on Monday fined a unit of BNP Paribas SA for misconduct related to its dark pool operations. The Securities and Futures Commission fined BNP Paribas Securities (Asia) Limited 15 million Hong Kong dollars (US$1.9 million) for failing to "operate as represented in materials provided to clients," the regulator said...

Global Banks May Lose Their Asia Stock-Trading Lift

wsj.com — Global investment banks from Goldman to Credit Suisse got a second-quarter revenue boost from Asia when China's stock market was surging. Now, with Asian stock trading damped by volatility in Chinese shares and declines in some other regional markets, those revenue gains may be hard to replicate.
Aug 02, 2015

Investment banks got a lift from stock-trading in Asia, but could it be a flash in the pan? wsj.com/articles/globa… pic.twitter.com/eCdEgRaXYP

Aug 02, 2015

China's stock surge juiced Goldman,CS trading results, but won't last on.wsj.com/1M5qw53 Smart piece by @JBSteins pic.twitter.com/zkW82SiXrV

Pan-Asian Insurer AIA’s New-Business Value Rises 21%

wsj.com — AIA Group Ltd.'s new-business value, a key measure of insurers' profitability, rose 21% during the first six months of the year, driven by demand in China and Hong Kong. The pan-Asian insurer said its new-business value increased to $959 million in the six months ended May 31, compared with $792 million a year earlier.
Jul 24, 2015

China is now Asia insurer AIA's second largest market by new business-volume. Their earnings today: on.wsj.com/1LH5708

Jul 25, 2015

RT @JBSteins: China is now Asia insurer AIA's second largest market by new business-volume. Their earnings today: on.wsj.com/1LH5708

Hanergy Tests Hong Kong’s Power to Protect Investors

wsj.com — HONG KONG-A standoff between a Chinese solar-equipment manufacturer and Hong Kong's securities regulator is a major test of the watchdog's ability to protect investors of Hong Kong-listed Chinese companies. Hanergy Thin Film Power Group Ltd., whose shares have been suspended pending an investigation by Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission, said Thursday it may challenge the watchdog in court.

Law Commission Votes to Revise Sports-Agent Act to Cover Financial Advisers

wsj.com — A nationwide group that drafts legislation for states to adopt voted Wednesday to approve an amended sports-agents law that will now also apply to certain types of financial advisers. The Uniform Law Commission at its annual meeting in Williamsburg, Va.
Jul 16, 2015

No more double-standard when wooing college athletes. Follow-up to great #WSJPage1 story by @jbsteins. on.wsj.com/1e1CDAV via @WSJ

Jul 16, 2015

RT @RickBrooksWSJ: No more double-standard when wooing college athletes. Follow-up to great #WSJPage1 story by @jbsteins. on.wsj.com/1e1CDAV via @WSJ

Jul 16, 2015

After our piece, new state laws passed to better protect student athletes from financial advisers: on.wsj.com/1V7bazC

Jul 16, 2015

RT @JBSteins: After our piece, new state laws passed to better protect student athletes from financial advisers: on.wsj.com/1V7bazC

Q&A with @GSElevator: Expats, Sexism and Wall Street Frat Bros

blogs.wsj.com — In John LeFevre's new book, "Straight to Hell: True Tales of Deviance, Debauchery, and Billion-Dollar Deals," the former Citigroup Inc. bond syndicate banker recounts lurid tales of his time working in the industry on three continents.

This Isn't a Brain Freeze-Manitoba Wins 'Slurpee Capital' Once Again

wsj.com — WINNIPEG, Manitoba-The hottest market for the ice-cold beverage known as the Slurpee isn't a tropical town in Florida or an Arizona desert spot. It is Winnipeg, Manitoba, where the average daily temperature from December through March is only 10 degrees. The Manitoba market, on the Canadian prairie, on Friday will be crowned the world's...
Jul 13, 2015

Belated but important: Winnipeg won Slurpee Capital of the World for the 16th year in a row. Last year's story: on.wsj.com/1ztN1b8

Citigroup Names Head of Global Retail Banking and Mortgage Unit

wsj.com — Retail and mortgage business will operate as a single global product line Citigroup Inc. named on Thursday the head of its global retail banking and Asia Pacific consumer business, Jonathan Larsen, to lead a combined retail banking and mortgage group.
Jun 25, 2015

Asia becoming more important for Citigroup: Most recent executive shuffle draws from here on.wsj.com/1eKghFg

Hong Kong Regulator Opposes Stock Exchange’s Proposed Rule Change

wsj.com — HONG KONG-Hong Kong's securities regulator said Thursday it objected to a plan put forward by the city's stock exchange to allow dual-class shares and other weighted-voting structures in certain circumstances, potentially dealing a fatal blow to the proposal.
Jun 25, 2015

Hong Kong regulator objects to proposed share structure rule change on.wsj.com/1GAaNCQ

J.P. Morgan in Talks to Settle Case Over Steering Investment Products

wsj.com — J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. is in talks with the Securities and Exchange Commission to settle a probe into whether the bank inappropriately steered private-banking clients to its own investment products, people familiar with the matter said. The regulator has been examining J.P.
Jun 24, 2015

Exclusive: J.P. Morgan may soon settle w/ SEC over steering bank customers to in-house funds. on.wsj.com/1JjAdvw pic.twitter.com/ZSC1iNbPoL

Jun 24, 2015

Another day, another settlement: J.P. Morgan, SEC discussing settlement on conflicted investment recommendations on.wsj.com/1LoSp6r

Jun 24, 2015

Moving clients into a bank’s own products generally leads to higher fees for the bank. The practice is not banned. on.wsj.com/1LoSp6r

Jun 24, 2015

RT @pdacosta: Moving clients into a bank’s own products generally leads to higher fees for the bank. The practice is not banned. on.wsj.com/1LoSp6r

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Aug 02, 2015

My story today: What happens to banks in the third quarter when if trading stays down? twitter.com/wsjasia/status…

Aug 02, 2015

RT @elerianm: .@NYTimes @SteveRattner re #millennials :“most educated generation in history is on track tobecoming less prosperous” nytimes.com/2015/08/02/opi…

Aug 01, 2015

"I've already prepped the advertisers. They're expecting a big summer camp story!" #WetHotAmericanSummer

Jul 31, 2015

@jennystrasburg @SaabiraC saabs you better be able to assemble IKEA furniture in record time after all this

Jul 30, 2015

RT @jacobgershman: NYU Law School offers students a course titled "Reading the Wall Street Journal." pic.twitter.com/KuwGHxibl7

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