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HSBC

HSBC

$49.69

-0.09 (-0.18%)

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Standard Chartered

$10.15

-0.21 (-2.03%)

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HSBC to adopt IBM technology to cut paper use, FT reports

HSBC (HSBC) is planning to use an IBM (IBM) analytics technology that can import and export information from non-standardised papers into bank processing systems in an effort to cut down on physical documents and increase accuracy, the Financial Times reports, citing Ajay Sharma, regional head of global trade and receivables finance. In addition, the bank and Standard Chartered (SCBFF) are also developing distributed ledger technology to create a secure electronic chain of data between buyer, seller, logistics and other service providers to cut paper use and speed up settlement. Reference Link

HSBC

HSBC

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SCBFF

Standard Chartered

$10.15

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IBM

IBM

$141.77

-0.34 (-0.24%)

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07/24/17
LYON
07/24/17
UPGRADE
LYON
Outperform
HSBC upgraded to Outperform from Sell at CLSA (pre-open)
CLSA analyst Asheefa Sarangi upgraded HSBC two notches to Outperform given stronger-than-expected asset quality, resulting in an upward revision to 2017 estimates. Looking to 2018-19, Asheefa believes new management will focus on balance sheet growth with a greater willingness to move up the risk curve.
07/04/17
BREN
07/04/17
DOWNGRADE
BREN
Hold
HSBC downgraded to Hold from Buy at Berenberg
Berenberg analyst James Chappell downgraded saying he views the shares as fully valued at current levels. The analyst has a 600p price target for the stock.
06/28/17
MSCO
06/28/17
UPGRADE
MSCO
Overweight
HSBC upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Chris Manners upgraded HSBC to Overweight saying he expects deployment of excess capital to become a focus of investors and said actions to control RWAs is underappreciated.
01/19/17
EXAN
01/19/17
UPGRADE
EXAN
Outperform
HSBC upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Exane BNP Paribas (yesterday)
SCBFF Standard Chartered
$10.15

-0.21 (-2.03%)

IBM IBM
$141.77

-0.34 (-0.24%)

08/07/17
BERN
08/07/17
NO CHANGE
BERN
IBM Infrastructure Services may not recover in 2H17, says Bernstein
After IBM predicted that the revenue growth of its Infrastructure Services, or IS, business would rebound in 2H17, Bernstein analyst A.M. (Toni) Sacconaghi, Jr says this target won't be "a slam dunk" for the company. He notes that the company's overall services backlog, which he says has historically been a good proxy for IS, is down 4% year-over-year. Additionally, he is worried " about potential financial incentives IBM may have provided to IS customers to extend/re-new existing contracts early." The analyst says the company remains "in a turnaround," and he keeps a Sector Perform rating.
08/04/17
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INITIATION

On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Square (SQ) initiated with a Neutral at Wedbush. 2. Avis Budget (CAR) was initiated with an Overweight at JPMorgan while Hertz (HTZ) was initiated with a Neutral at the firm. 3. IBM (IBM) initiated with a Neutral at Wedbush. 4. Amtech Systems (ASYS) initiated with a Buy at Roth Capital. 5. Franklin Financial Network (FSB) initiated with a Market Perform at Hovde Group. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
08/03/17
WEDB
08/03/17
INITIATION
Target $155
WEDB
Neutral
IBM initiated with a Neutral at Wedbush
Wedbush analyst Moshe Katri initiated IBM with a Neutral and a $155 price target.
07/19/17
STPT
07/19/17
UPGRADE
Target $175
STPT
Buy
Standpoint upgrades IBM to Buy with $175 price target
Standpoint Research analyst Ronnie Moas upgraded IBM to Buy from Hold amid the post-earnings selloff. The analyst has a $175 price target for the shares. IBM in afternoon trading is down 4%, or $6.81, to $147.19.

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SMBC

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Micron

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ATW

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