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 some...
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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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
Several of the region’s largest private banks have set up specialist units catering to family office business in Asia during the past three months, while their peers have ramped up coverage in other ways. How is the relationship between family offices...
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 offshore Chinese currency. Together, however, the initiatives...
State-owned shipbuilder, Vinashin, defaulted on $60 million of loan repayments in December, triggering a flood of ratings downgrades. The country’s sovereign rating was hit along with the credit ratings of leading Vietnamese banks, despite the State...
Standard Chartered's most recent Start deal proved oversubscribed, suggesting a returning credit risk appetite in Asia. Meanwhile, more CLOs are expected this year.
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future