Weekly Asia News (Friday)

Weekly Asia News (Friday)
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Deutsche Börse and SET sign MoU

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) and Deutsche Börse AG have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly develop the securities and derivatives markets between Thailand and Germany. »

Hong Kong

Kinetic Partners promotes two in Hong Kong team

Kinetic Partners, the global financial services advisory firm, has made two promotions in its team in Hong Kong. »


Temenos appoints Martin Frick as head of APAC

Temenos has appointed Martin Frick as head of APAC, based out of the group’s Singapore office. »

Asia Pacific

BNY Mellon appoints head of Asia-Pacific sales and relationship management

BNY Mellon has appointed Filippo Santilli as head of Asia-Pacific sales and relationship management for its global collateral services business.  »

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Ossiam signs cooperation agreement with CSI

Paris-based ETF provider and smart beta solutions specialist Ossiam, an affiliate of Natixis Global Asset Management (NGAM), has signed a cooperation agreement with China Securities Index Company (CSI). »


Clearstream opens account with Taiwanese central securities depository

Clearstream has reached a key milestone for developing a direct settlement link to the Taiwanese market by opening an account with the Taiwanese central securities depository. »

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BTIG secures CLSA investment

BTIG, a financial services firm specialising in institutional trading and related brokerage services, has secured a strategic investment from CLSA. »

South Korea

Aviva sells stake in South Korean joint venture Woori Aviva Life

Aviva has reached agreement to sell its entire 47 per cent stake in its South Korean business Woori Aviva Life Insurance (WALI) to NongHyup Financial Group (NHFG). »

Hans Schlaikier, Hedgeweek

Hedge funds up 1.05 per cent in Q1… Hedge funds attract USD30bn in Q1…

The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was up 1.05 per cent in Q1 of this year even as hedge funds recorded another month of negative returns in March. »

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Jersey and China financial regulators sign MoU

Jersey’s appeal as a centre for facilitating investment into and out of China has been boosted with the signing of memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) and the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC). »

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