Fintech creeps up on the capital markets

The application of fintech to wholesale banking is, to date, less clear than in retail financial services, where peer-to-peer lenders, start-up remittance companies, crowdfunders and robo-advisers are quickly picking up market share from the incumbents.

Asia: Singapore Exchange looks beyond listings

There is a long list of structural challenges facing Singapore as a listing venue: a lack of big listing candidates, the allure of Nasdaq for new tech companies and the easy availability of private debt.

Capital markets: Has Brexit killed CMU?

Capital markets activity in Europe is dominated by the UK, so the Brexit vote could have dealt a mortal blow to the European Commission’s plans to promote it through the capital markets union initiative.