Foreign banks fight on in US DCM

Competition in US debt capital markets remains fierce despite pressure on European banks to retrench from capital-intensive business lines.

Bloomberg data wars: Into darkness

Bloomberg brought a knife to a gunfight when it tried to pry information out of Goldman Sachs by using details gathered from the data and media firm’s terminals about the bank’s employees.

Mongolia banks on mining project

With fresh signs of political and legislative progress, there is a renewed sense of optimism around the country after more than a year of political posturing that cast a pall over the nation and put the brakes on foreign direct investment that sent asset prices tumbling.

Asia DCM is too hot to handle

Asian bond issues are attracting levels of over-subscription that are taxing bankers already squeezed by inflation in bookrunner numbers.