DBS is the first financial institution to offer renminbi structured notes and unit trust to private banking clients in Singapore. The bank has also drawn up contingency plans to address the policy risk...
The global financial crisis may prove to be a blessing in disguise for Islamic structured products providers in Malaysia, as demand for low-risk, sharia-compliant products is outpacing demand for conventional...
Transition managers question whether the number of them in the Asian market - 13 - is already too many.
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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John Lee has joined Maybank in Kuala Lumpur as group chief risk officer. Lee was previously a partner with KPMG Business Advisory in Malaysia, specialising in Islamic finance, and was the firm's global Islamic finance group co-ordinator. Lee has also...
Exchange-traded fund volumes have grown dramatically in Asia in the past couple of years as investors have used them to access new markets and underlyings. Now Islamic ETFs are being readied to hit the market, including Ucits III-compliant funds.
Choo Yee Kwan, chief risk officer for OCBC Malaysia, believes good risk management is all about being sensitive to the complementary roles of quantitative risk modelling and human discretion. Georgina Lee reports
Bookrunners: Barclays Capital, CIMB Islamic Bank, HSBC
Eleven central banks and monetary authorities are teaming up with Islamic multilateral organisations in an effort to bolster supply of highly rated, short-term Islamic paper through an entity called the International Islamic Liquidity Management Corp....
Malaysia is driving efforts to standardise Islamic finance to enable the creation of cross-border markets for sharia-compliant products. But regulators and market participants in Islamic states say no agreement is likely in the near future.
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
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