Banks both now offer offshore renminbi trading in spot, forwards and swaps on their FX platforms after new launches over the past fortnight
Fund managers active in offshore-listed China A-share ETFs say a 10% provision set aside for capital gains tax on A-share trading related to P-note issues is increasing tracking error for some funds. Meanwhile, others are ignoring the tax risk altogether,...
Coal prices rise as Latin America and South Africa prepare to export to Asia following the Fukushima disaster and disruptions in supplies from Australia as a result of the Queensland flooding
Two requests for proposals to help build AMA programmes issued in China
RBS names Sherry Liu as China chairman and chief executive officer, in a bid to bolster its business in the country.
The golden handshake
New rules on derivatives
Foreign exchange options debuted in mainland China today with a number of deals taking place. China now has an onshore market for forex forwards, forex options, forex swaps and cross-currency swap, offering market participants more hedging tools as the...
Energising the future
Morgan Stanley has named Wei Sun Christianson and William Strong as co-heads of Asia to replace outgoing Owen Thomas.
Regulating the renminbi
Looking both ways
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.
Preparing for inflation
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.
Robust stock levels
China leads the way as UK structured product providers try new underlyings
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...
In search of strong growth — BRIC: Optimised risk/return profile
Commerzbank China Volatility Target Fund