Sovereign and Quasi-sovereign entities, which make up the majority of institutional assets in Asia-Pacific, are strategically critical to growing HSBC's regional institutional business, said Rudolf Apenbrink, chief executive officer of HSBC Global Asset...
Kenneth Tung takes over role as head of FIG Asia-Pacific from James Pearson, who has left the bank
Citi continues Asian FX team expansion by relocating Perret-Green from Citi's Europe markets division to Asia to head FX strategy. Citi says its foreign exchange daily trading volumes exceed $15 billion a day in Asia.
The Singapore-based broker aims to use technology to gain market share in the Indonesian sub-bit coal swaps market.
The renminbi deliverable forwards market has hit at least $28 million during the first month of trading following an agreement in July between the the PBOC and HKMA that enabled Hong Kong to act as an offshore centre for the Chinese currency.
Sebi has banned mutual funds from writing options and placed prudential limits on the amount of derivatives investments that can be made by mutual funds in the country in a bid to tighten regulation
Temasek has hired former BoA CRO Gregory Curl and promoted Simon Israel as co-presidents to work alongside existing president and former SGX chief executive, Hsieh Fu Hua
Paul Hodes will relocated from Malaysia to Singapore to look after traditional managed investments in Asia for Citi's wealth management unit.
UBS hires Siddiqi to head Asia-Pacific FICC corporate coverage group as part of an effort to build up its fixed-income operation in the region
David Arnold joins Standard Chartered in Singapore from BNP Paribas in Hong Kong.
The Singapore Mercantile Exchange plans to create a commodity and derivatives trading platform on a par with the best global exchanges in New York and London.
The UK-based bank has named an emerging markets specialist with a strong quantitative pedigree to run global fixed-income research
Central banks and sovereign wealth funds have become an increasingly important source of revenue for derivatives dealers.
Chief executive Michael Geoghegan said the appointment reflects the importance of India in the bank's emerging markets strategy.
Takayuki Saito will become Japan head of Morgan Stanley electronic trading, which offers an algorithmic trading suite and various direct market access (DMA) strategies.
The Swiss bank has hired Julien Bahurel from Morgan Stanley, promoted Michel Lee and recruited Gilbert Langner from Timber Hill in a bid to rebuild its equity derivatives business in the Asia-Pacific region.
Hedge funds in Asia were the recipients of large net asset fund inflows during the second quarter of 2010, reversing the trend witnessed in the first quarter
China's new guidelines for developing the gold market could result in more gold derivatives in the country.
In Asia, Deutsche Bank's corporate and investment bank revenues account for more than 90% of total revenues, at €2.96 billion in 2009.
Joseph Yam was also named by sovereign wealth fund China Investment Corp as an one of its international advisers early this month.
Creation of offshore renminbi interbank market in Hong Kong is seen as boon for new investor products
Two companies offer new insurance products covering typhoon catastrophe risk in Asia
Japanese plans to limit leverage on margin trading to a maximum of 50 times collateral in August could affect Australian dollar/yen cross rates.