Digital Assets in Capital Markets

Advanced course on digital assets - assets created using a blockchain/DLT network - designed for finance professionals.

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8 CPD Hours

20 July 2022 (Wednesday) | 9am-5pm

Morgan Stanley Upgraded to A- by S&P

Morgan Stanley Upgraded to A- by S&P

Morgan Stanley was upgraded to A- from BBB+ by S&P on the transformation of its business model where it has lowered risk and added stability over several years. Morgan Stanley's successful integration of E*TRADE and Eaton Vance should strengthen its ability to...

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The Week That Was (9 – 15 May, 2022)

The Week That Was (9 – 15 May, 2022)

US primary market issuances last week were at $19bn vs. $22.1bn in the week prior with Investment grade (IG) corporates issuing $17.7bn of deals while high yield (HY) issuances were at a mere $1.3bn. The largest IG deals included Intercontinental Exchange's $8bn...

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Credit Suisse Downgraded to A by S&P

Credit Suisse Downgraded to A by S&P

Credit Suisse was downgraded to A from A+ by S&P and its nonoperating holding company, Credit Suisse Group AG was cut to BBB from BBB+. S&P notes that while Credit Suisse is working to enhance its risk management capabilities, the effectiveness remains...

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Tata Steel and JSW Upgraded to BB+ and BB

Tata Steel and JSW Upgraded to BB+ and BB

Tata Steel was upgraded to BB+ from BB by Fitch, now just one notch below an Investment Grade (IG) rating. The upgrade comes on the back of a "significant improvement" in its financial profile thanks to "record EBTIDA and significant debt repayment". The company has...

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SBI Reports Record Quarterly Net Profit

SBI Reports Record Quarterly Net Profit

India’s biggest lender State Bank Of India (SBI) reported its highest ever quarterly net profit with a 41% YoY jump to INR 91.14bn ($1.14bn) during its quarter ending-March 2022. The total income of the bank rose to INR 826.13bn ($10.63bn), up 1.6% YoY. SBI’s net...

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