Tony and Jhan Dunn never thought they would leave California, where they grew up, built a life together and planned to retire.
HSBC Holdings Plc is ahead of its hiring targets for its Chinese retail wealth management business and is exploring re-entering India’s private banking business, senior executives said, as part of its plan to make Asia and wealth key pillars of growth.
BlackRock Inc (BLK.N) told Reuters it has raised a target-beating $673 million for an infrastructure fund with backing from the French, German and Japanese governments to invest in climate-focused projects such as renewable energy in emerging markets.
HSBC Holdings (HSBA.L) has agreed to acquire French insurer Axa’s (AXAF.PA) Singapore assets for $575 million, part of its strategy of scaling up its wealth-management business in Asia to boost fee income.
Axa (AXAF.PA) posted a 180% surge in first-half net income on Monday as the French insurer rebounded from a spike in pandemic-related claims that led to a 1.5 billion euro ($1.8 billion) charge last year.
As the European Union readies bond sales for its pioneering COVID-19 recovery fund, the scale and duration of the borrowing programme may disappoint those who had visualised last year’s deal for pooled debt as Europe’s Hamiltonian moment.