Singapore Exchange’s (SGX) SGX Index Edge is to use S&P Global Markets Intelligence’s Alpha Factor Library to develop new quantitative index models and smart beta indices across Asia Pacific.
HSBC Securities Services is acting as trustee to four of the six Hong Kong-domiciled funds approved to date for distribution in mainland China under the Mutual Recognition of Funds (MRF) scheme.
Hedge fund data provider HFR reports that hedge funds investing in Japan declined to conclude the first half of 2016 as the Japanese Yen surged on Brexit, while hedge funds investing in China and throughout Emerging Asia posted mixed performance for the second quarter.
AQR Capital Management has opened an office in Hong Kong after securing approval from the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission.
The Corporate Governance Centre of the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE), directed by the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC), in conjunction with the Taiwan Depository Clearing Corp, the Securities Investment Trust & Consulting Association and the Taiwan Financial Services Roundtable, has launched the “Stewardship Principles for Institutional Investors”.
Dechert partner Karl J Paulson Egbert, and associate, Kylee Zhu, have addressed the subject of China’s policy response to market turbulence and assessed what it means for fund managers.
Aberdeen Asset Management, one of the UK’s largest investment groups, has been granted a business licence which will make it easier to operate in China and significantly strengthen the UK’s presence in Asia’s leading economic powerhouse.
“Most market participants, including ourselves, were surprised by the People’s Bank of China’s (PBOC) policy action on the Renminbi currency,” writes Michael Stanes, Investment Director at Heartwood Investment Management.
Financial reform is still the big story for China, says Michael Lai, investment director, GAM…
Deutsche Börse receives full regulatory approval from Monetary Authority of Singapore for clearing house
Deutsche Börse Group has received full regulatory approval from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to operate Eurex Clearing Asia.