Web's Best – December 2016

Asia Pacific's Top Six Credit Risks For 2017

From commodity prices to corporate debt, the new year – under a new U.S. president – brings a host of concerns, writes Terry Chan of S&P Global Ratings. – December 6 / FinanceAsia

The 5 Most Shocking News in 2016

2016 is an exciting year for everyone in the global financial industry. Volatility, crisis, shocks, politics, disruptions – you have it all. Which was the most shocking news for you in 2016? We bring you the Top 5 Most Shocking News in 2016. – December 5 / Caproasia

Hazel Moore: Banks Are Completely Wasting Valuable Customer Data

FirstCapital’s co-founder Hazel Moore has fully embraced the digital banking world, yet when she looks at banks today, she sees a system stuck in its ways, refusing to embrace an age of smartphones and big data. – December 4 / siliconrepublic.com

Morgan Stanley CEO Makes First-Ever Stock Sales After Bank Rally

Morgan Stanley Chief Executive Officer James Gorman pocketed $7.08 million from share sales in November, his first since joining the bank in 2006. – December 3 / Bloomberg

Former Goldman's Partner in Boutique Venture

A former Hong Kong-based partner at Goldman Sachs is teaming up with other well-connected dealmakers to start a boutique investment advisory firm linking Chinese investors with foreign deals. – November 29 / Bloomberg 

Hong Kong and Singapore in Push for Fee Transparency

Following Singapore, Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission has proposed that fund distributors cannot call themselves independent if they are receiving commission from distributing funds, and they need to state the fee amount at the point of sale. – November 27 / Fund Selector Asia

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