Increasing numbers of infrastructure deals in Asian markets may help insurers meet their long-term liabilities, according to Prudential’s group chief executive.
Barclays Capital is moving several of its foreign exchange heads into new roles as it merges two structuring entities.
Investors have likely taken hits on legacy structured trades, though bankers say it is too early to judge the full impact of the Friday earthquake on the Japanese structured equity market. There are...
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Transition managers question whether the number of them in the Asian market - 13 - is already too many.
Japan has emerged as a fertile market for equity funds and now a structured equity fund has also caught the eye of Japanese investors hungry for yield in a low-interest environment.
BNP Paribas Securities Services has secured a waiver from the SFC, which could mark a turning point for the outsourcing of clearing services in Hong Kong
Deutsche Bank claims to be the first major dealer to offer offshore renminbi on an electronic trading platform, although forex broker EBS says it already offers a hybrid broking service for the offs...
Standard Chartered's most recent Start deal proved oversubscribed, suggesting a returning credit risk appetite in Asia. Meanwhile, more CLOs are expected this year.
Asian regulators note the risk of future market volatility due to fund outflows from the region or external global difficulties, suggesting that both Chiang Mai and short selling are among topics th...
Speculative inflows into the region could present a greater threat to the region than the global financial crisis, according to senior regional government and regulatory officials attending the Asia...
Vietnam is looking at a theoretical date of 2015 for Basel II, however, planned hikes in capital requirements are a cause for concern for some bankers.
Korean regulator Jong-Goo Yi outlines how regulators are framing the debate on how to supervise systemically important financial institutions
Hong Kong will get a real-time VIX index in the first quarter next year, according to Hang Seng Indexes.
Misys' acquisition of Sophis may create synergies in the Asia region
Panellists discussing the finer points of credit valuation adjustment (CVA) at the Asia Risk Congress 2010 said despite all the current talk about CVA in the region, it may prove to be less relevant...
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