19 December 2017
Regulation: Central bank’s draft paper on policies and guidelines for exchanges makes it clear cryptocurrencies are not legal tender in Malaysia
19 December 2017
Market Access: PCCP provides commercial real estate debt and equity capital for middle-market real estate investments throughout the US
18 December 2017
Pensions: GPIF’s active managers generated negative alpha over the past ten financial years
18 December 2017
Private Equity: CalPERS takes a counter-position to the ACCF on its long-term fiduciary obligations
18 December 2017
Regulator: The network also aims to enhance the role of the financial system to manage risks, and mobilise capital for green investments
Events
Digital Asset Management Conference - Digital Asset Management: Evolution or Revolution?
23 March 2018   Hong Kong
Asia Asset Management is hosting its inaugural Digital Asset Management Conference on Friday, March 23, 2018 in Hong Kong. This conference will precede the Annual Best of the Best Awards Dinner which will be held on the same day.
The 8th Annual Malaysia Roundtable
08 May 2018   Kuala Lumpur
Asia Asset Management is organising its 8th Annual Malaysia Roundtable on May 8, 2018 in Kuala Lumpur.
The 13th Annual China Roundtable
19 May 2018   Beijing
Asia Asset Management is organising its 13th Annual China Roundtable on May 19, 2018 in Beijing.
The 13th Annual Brunei Darussalam Roundtable
30 July 2018   Bandar Seri Begawan
Asia Asset Management is organising its 13th Annual Brunei Darussalam Roundtable on July 30, 2018 in Bandar Seri Begawan.
More Daily Updates
SSGA hires industry veteran Betty Ng as COO for Asia ex-Japan
15 December 2017
Going Places: She now oversees the Boston-based financial services behemoth’s business and infrastructure development in the region
Value Partners seeks ETF partnership opportunities
15 December 2017
Passive Investments: Value Partners considers working with other ETF players in the form of white labelling and co-branding
Eastspring inks strategic partnership with SGA
15 December 2017
Market Access: The deal allows Eastspring to exclusively sell two of SGA’s funds to Asian investors
SGX to raise fees for derivatives trading members in 2018
14 December 2017
Regulations: This is the first fee increase in 15 years, SGX spokesperson says
Foreign investors now more at ease with Stock Connect
14 December 2017
Market Access: Clarifications by Chinese regulator on beneficial ownership have allayed foreign investors’ concerns
Charmian Wan moves to Man Group from Lazard
14 December 2017
Going Places: She joins the London-based hedge fund manager as MD of its HK institutional sales team
Malaysia’s KWAP mulls taking stakes in two foreign insurers
13 December 2017
M&A: Central bank rules dictate Malaysians must own at least 30% interest in local subsidiaries of foreign insurers by end-June 2018
UK’s Man Group launches onshore private fund in China
13 December 2017
Market Presence: Man Group says the fund “seeks to identify and capture market trends across diverse liquid onshore markets”
Norway’s SWF makes first foray into Asian real estate
13 December 2017
Market Access: Fund is entering Asia with a US$816.88 million bet on Tokyo real estate
Cathay SITE sets up private equity entity
12 December 2017
Market Access: Cathay Private Equity aims to raise NT$10 billion to invest in high-value-added industries
MPF investors with equity exposure enjoy strong returns in 2017
12 December 2017
Research: MPF Ratings says Hong Kong, China equities generated positive returns in every month of 2017 apart from September
Bull run in EM equities may come to a temporary halt
12 December 2017
Viewpoint: This may not be the best time to put a lot of money into the market, according to BNP Paribas AM’s Arthur Kwong