Renminbi

HSBC provides asset services to Korea’s first RQFII investor

HSBC is providing asset services to Shinhan BNP Paribas Asset Management, the first Korean institutional investor to receive a licence via the Renminbi Foreign Institutional Investor (RQFII) scheme. »


Survey

Cyber attack ranks as principal concern for global financial institutions, says DTCC survey

Cyber security now ranks as the principal concern of the financial services industry, according to a survey by The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC).  »


Number 6

Exclusive invitation to S&P Capital IQ’s 6th London Alpha Series Event – Using Cross Asset Signals In Equity Markets


Hedgeweek is working in collaboration with S&P Capital IQ on its forthcoming “6th Alpha Series Event” entitled: Using Cross Asset Signals In Equity Markets.  »


Survey

Institutional investors to focus on fewer key relationships, survey shows

More than half (57 per cent) of institutional investors plan to narrow down the number of different alternative asset managers they work with in the next 12 to 24 months, according to a survey by UBS Fund Services and PwC. »


Handshake

SSGA appoints chief portfolio strategist

State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has appointed Lori Heinel as chief portfolio strategist. »


Debt

Presidio Bank completes USD10m private placement of subordinated debt

Presidio Bank has completed a private placement of USD10 million in aggregate principal amount of subordinated notes to certain accredited investors. »


Hong Kong

SIX Financial Information services Hong Kong investors with SFC authorised investment products data

SIX Financial Information is expanding its regulatory coverage to include the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) authorised products for Hong Kong clients. »


Hans Schlaikier, Hedgeweek

Asia ex-Japan funds outperform year-to-date… Asian Sovereign Wealth & Pension funds looking increasingly at alternatives…

Asia ex-Japan hedge funds lead global peers with year-to-date returns of 6.66 per cent, due in large part to a 25.79 per cent rise in Indian equities since the start of the year, according to the latest data released by hedge fund research firm Eurekahedge. »


Document signing

HKEx Group and China Merchants Group sign MOU

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx) and China Merchants Group (CMG) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for a strategic alliance in product development and related services. »


Hedge Fund Performance Update: Q3 2014

Hedge Fund Performance Update: Q3 2014

Preqin looks at the performance of hedge funds in Q3 2014 and in 2014 so far. »


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