Asia

  • 29 Apr 2013 at 5:39 PM

IMF Ready To Pump Healthy Patients Full Of Austerity

Chastened by the overwhelming evidence that austerity has done wonderful things for the British economy in spite of its own hemming-and-hawing on the matter, the IMF has a new policy: Austerity for everyone, even if there’s no evidence you need it. Read more »

  • 21 Feb 2013 at 4:04 PM

Housekeeping: Foreign Correspondents

Do you live in London or Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore or another Asian financial capital? Do you want to write about the financial industry there, for Dealbreaker? Great news! We are looking for correspondents in both regions. If this sounds like something that might be interesting to you, send us an email describing who you are, what you’d like to write about, and why you’d be good at it.

  • 24 Jan 2013 at 2:33 PM

Layoffs Watch ’13: Barclays

Earlier this week Barlcays promised not to dawdle when it comes to canning the 2,000 employees slated to be cut. Today employees in Asia got to experience that follow-through in action! Read more »

  • 09 Jan 2013 at 9:34 AM

Layoffs Watch ’13: Morgan Stanley (Update)

Cuts are expected to go down in Asia. (Update: and elsewhere!) Read more »

  • 08 Jan 2013 at 1:24 PM

Carlyle, Cerberus Cash Out In Asia

A couple of big private equity firms have made all the money they think they’re going to on a couple of Asian financial institutions. Read more »

  • 15 Nov 2012 at 10:14 AM

Layoffs Watch: Citigroup

Cuts are said to have gone down in Asia. Read more »

Actually, we don’t know the reason why several dozen employees in  the bank’s global markets unit in Asia are going to be fired, only that these cuts are not part of Project New BAC (the company’s plan to save $8 billion by laying off 40,000), so “just for fun” is one possibility. Read more »

  • 04 Sep 2012 at 1:44 PM

Layoffs Watch ’12: Deutsche Bank

The Germans are not yet done firing employees in Asia. Read more »