Regulating the renminbi
Stock market drops while Japanese government implements economic stimulus in response to earthquake
Looking both ways
SGX could expand its OTC clearing service to the Australian market once a decision has been made on a merger with ASX, but it also plans to add new currencies and asset classes – including forex forwards
Business continuity planning struggles to prepare for a one-in-1,000-year event such as the Japan disaster.
Transition Management Forum Asia 2011: Asset owners warned that fixed income transitions require different skill sets
Fixed-income investments are becoming increasingly popular in Asia, but less transparency in secondary fixed-income market trading compared with traditional equities means institutional investors need to pay particular attention to the ability of service...
Transition managers question whether the number of them in the Asian market - 13 - is already too many.
Two keynote speakers at a transition management event in Hong Kong today warned that the costs of a failed asset transition far outweigh any potential efficiency gains and outperformance from a successful transition.
The India Local Government Bond index is a tracking tool that investors can replicate in order to generate higher portfolio returns from liquid bonds.
A level playing field
The exchange says the new offshore renminbi secondary market liquidity pool will not introduce additional counterparty or forex risk, thanks to a back-to-back arrangement with interested partner banks and brokers
Looking East for salvation
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.
Navigating the nuances of ETFs
JP Morgan jumps on Asia potential
Bank of America Merrill Lynch has conducted what is believed to be the first currency swap in China with a corporate client after Safe gave the green light for such transactions to start trading on March 1.
Appointment highlights that Bank of America Merrill Lynch views the Asia-Pacific region as one of the most compelling growth opportunities for its business, the US bank says.
Standard Chartered has reached a resolution with the SFC and HKMA to repurchase HK$1.48 billion of equity linked notes issued by Lehman Brothers but admitted no liability related to mis-selling the notes. Regulators said the bank should have performed...
BNP Paribas awarded third-party clearing waiver by SFC; predicts tectonic shift in clearing practices
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
Julius Baer said the appointment of a chief risk officer for Asia and the Middle East reinforces the Swiss private bank's commitment to growth in the region.
Families in focus