Japanese plans to limit leverage on margin trading to a maximum of 50 times collateral in August could affect Australian dollar/yen cross rates.
Pankaj Vaish joins Citi as head of markets for South Asia from Nomura.
Peter Flavel is expected to join JP Morgan Private Wealth Management Asia in the fourth quarter as part of US bank's expansion in the region
Hong Kong affluent individuals hold average liquid assets of $301,289, almost double Singapore’s at $183,145 and Taiwan’s at $155,162.
Daiwa Capital Markets has extended its move into structured products with the acquisition of KBC Group's Asian equity derivatives business
China Merchants Securities has upgraded its risk management systems ahead of planned international expansion and efforts to offer more derivatives, exchange-traded funds and warrants services
Hedges funds have grappled with poor performance during the past two months after global stock market tumbled, with investors parking their money in cash as the Greece sovereign-debt crisis weighted heavily on Asian markets
Acquisition of warrants and ETF businesses is viewed as fast-tracking Daiwa's expansion in equity derivatives in Asia
Moody's report says large increase in Japan SME defaults unlikely as economy recovers
The US bank views the appointment as critical to ensure its infrastructure is in place to meet aggressive growth targets in Asia
Crédit Agricole has bolstered its fixed-income team in Asia with five sales and trading hires
Hong Kong's population of wealthy individuals more than doubled last year - the strongest crisis rebound in the world.