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NAB remediation team swells, no executive bonuses

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 7 NOV 2019
... improved the sustainability of the offer while supporting simplified client segment solutions. Commenting on NAB's results, Moody's vice president Frank Mirenzi said: "We expect margins and earnings will remain under pressure in fiscal 2020, especially ...

Global fintech appoints head of Asia

KRISTI CHENG  |  FRIDAY, 30 AUG 2019
... Asia-Pacific region. Prior to Finastra, he worked at Paris-headquartered Murex as its head of business development for Asia, and at Moody's as head of software sales and presales for Asia-Pacific. At Finastra, Abou-Haidar led the transformation of the ...

Fintech no real threat: Researcher

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 21 MAY 2019
... are well placed to defend their position against fintechs hoping to disrupt the industry, according to a new report from Moody's. While fintechs may be seen to pose a growing threat, large banks have the financial resources to invest in their own or ...

Research firm moves on ESG

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 16 APR 2019
Moody's has acquired a majority stake in Vigeo Eiris, a global leader in environmental, social and governance (ESG) assessments. Moody's said this acquisition will further its objective of promoting global standards for ESG use by market participants. ...

Chief economist update: Surplus here we come

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 SEP 2018
The US Federal Reserve is poised to announce another 25 basis point taking the fed funds rate to 2%-2.25% when it concludes its September FOMC meeting later today. That wouldn't be a surprise. Another 25 basis point hike in December also wouldn't ...

Nikko expands green bond capability

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 SEP 2018
... worth US$372 billion as at 31 December 2017. New issuance in the green bond space was US$155 billion last year, according to Moody's Investor Services. This year the market could touch US$200 billion in new issuance. Nikko AM said the investment universe ...

Scott Morrison becomes Prime Minister, markets react

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 24 AUG 2018
Scott Morrison will be Australia's next Prime Minister, after he beat Peter Dutton 45-40 in a Liberal Party leadership ballot. The ASX 200 jumped on the news, after trending downwards since Monday. It hit its highest at 1.05pm, when it was up 0.33% ...

Investors sharpen watch on RMBS

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 9 JUL 2018
Issuance of residential mortgage-backed securities hit record levels in Australia last year, led by non-bank lenders. And even though the residential mortgage-backed security pool is ripe for picking by fixed income and debt managers, challenges surround ...

Super fund chair appointed to NSW Generations Fund

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 JUL 2018
The chair of a $42 billion government superannuation fund and a former RBA Governor are joining the advisory board of New South Wales' new sovereign wealth fund. The state has also appointed its first chief economist. State Super chair Nicholas ...

TCorp to issue sustainability bonds

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 15 JUN 2018
The NSW Government's debt issuer is making a move into sustainability bonds, with the first issuance expected in the second half of 2018. TCorp's sustainability bonds will raise capital for environmentally or socially responsible projects. NSW ...