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Philippines' GSIS to increase equities exposure
2 Feb 13
State-run GSIS plans to further increase its exposure in the Philippine equities market this year.
Public Mutual declares distributions for 4 funds
31 Jan 13
Public Mutual Bhd declared distributions for four of its funds for financial year ending Jan 31, 2013.
Warning made against Chinese wealth management products
30 Jan 13
The frenzy of Chinese banks to snatch depositors have led to non-standard operations in wealth management.
Kasikorn expects AUM to hit Bt1-T
26 Jan 13
Kasikorn Asset Management forecasts assets under management (AUM) to touch Bt1 trillion this year.
European fund targets Philippines' SPi Global
12 Jan 13
European private-equity firm CVC Capital Partners signified interest in buying SPi Global Holdings.
KKR signs Vietnam's top private equity deal with Masan
11 Jan 13
KKR & Co LP has invested an additional $200 million in Masan Consumer Corp.
Fund manager warns against Philippine foreign ownership rules
10 Jan 13
Lazard Asset Management warned that foreign ownership ruling for PLDT may negatively impact the country.
Burmans gets stake in Delhi-based DMI Finance
10 Jan 13
The Burman family has acquired a strategic stake in DMI Finance Private Ltd, a Delhi-based finance company.
OSK-UOB launches Series 6 of focus bond fund
8 Jan 13
OSK-UOB Investment launched Series 6 of its OSK-UOB Focus Bond suite of funds.
Mizuho Financial merges 2 brokerages to bolster operations
5 Jan 13
Mizuho Securities Co. has been formed by merging two brokerages under Mizuho Financial Group Inc.
More overseas demand expected for S. Korean bonds
4 Jan 13
South Korean banks and companies raised US$39.1 billion by selling bonds in overseas markets in 2012.
China's smaller banks eyed to run fund firms
4 Jan 13
China's pilot project that has allowed banks to operate fund management companies will be expanded.
ING sells Malaysia fund management biz
3 Jan 13
ING has agreed to sell its Malaysian investment management business to Kenanga Investors Berhad.
Malaysia's CIMB expects AUM to hit RM7-B next year
11 Dec 12
Munirah Khairuddin, acting CEO of CIMB Wealth Advisors, expects robust subscription of all its products.
Public Mutual unveils 6 private retirement scheme funds
26 Nov 12
Public Mutual's six private retirement scheme.
Carlyle acquiring controlling stake in Prizm Payments
13 Nov 12
Among the largest private equity deals.
Taishin wealth management expected to decline 5%
13 Nov 12
Blame it on high base.
TA declares for Asian Dividend Income Fund
2 Nov 12
At 0.6 sen per unit.
Maybank Investment issues 8 new call warrants
23 Oct 12
Maybank Investment Bank is issuing eight new European style cash-settled structured warrants.
Private equity funds find India's day care clinics hot investments
16 Oct 12
India's day care and short-stay surgical centres are receiving private equity-backing this year.
Indian mutual fund industry to reach Rs 20 lakh crore by 2020: Reliance
15 Oct 12
Reliance Capital Asset Management foresees India's mutual fund industry to grow to Rs 20 lakh crore by 2020.
Distrust in banks makes savings bonds hot in Bangladesh
12 Oct 12
More national savings certificates are being sold in Bangladesh as it is considered as the safest investment instrument.
Harvest Global to launch yuan-denominated ETF
11 Oct 12
Hong Kong-based asset management firm, Harvest Global Investments, will launch its yuan-denominated exchange-traded fund on the Hong Kong Stock...
India relaxes mutual fund investment limits for housing finance
6 Oct 12
India's market regulator Sebi has relaxed the investment limit for such entities in debt mutual funds for housing finance companies.
RBS sees promise on Asia Pacific trade finance
5 Oct 12
Royal Bank of Scotland will give importance on trade finance in Asia-Pacific, including Thailand, due to its great promise.
Philippine mutual funds stagnate at 2.8% in Q3
2 Oct 12
Returns of Philippine mutual funds stagnated in the 3rd quarter, with most equity funds growing at the same quarterly pace of the benchmark...
Indonesia’s Bakrie Group agrees to repay $437M debt
1 Oct 12
PT Bakrie & Brothers has agreed with a plan to repay US$437 million of debt arranged by Credit Suisse.
SunGard launches Ambit Wealth Management in Asia
29 Sep 12
SunGard has launched Ambit Wealth Management, a new front-to-back wealth management solution suite with mobile banking functionality.
Malaysia's investment bankers mum on independent advice ruling
27 Sep 12
Most investment bankers have not commented made on the new rules requiring them to do more extensive work when producing independent advice in...
Malaysia's Mid Valley Capital redeems RM200M bonds
21 Sep 12
Mid Valley Capital redeemed RM200 million balance on its bonds four years ahead of the expected maturity date to inject Mid Valley Megamall with...
Indonesia's Mandiri to underwrite 6 bond issuances
20 Sep 12
PT Mandiri Sekuritas will underwrite bond issuances for six companies coming from various sectors in the fourth quarter of the year.
Principal Mutual Fund revises attributes under Debt Savings Fund
17 Sep 12
Principal Mutual Fund revised the fundamental attributes for Principal Debt Savings Fund - Retail Plan, with effect from 12th October 2012....
BOCI-Prudential Asset Management receives QFII quota
16 Sep 12
BOCI-Prudential Asset Management received a Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor ("QFII") quota of USD 150 million from the State...
Fidelity overtakes JP Morgan in SE Asia with $2.4B fund
15 Sep 12
Fidelity's ASEAN fund attracted net inflows of around $460 million in the last three months alone to become the largest fund focusing on the...
Permits of 5 Indonesian brokerage get revoked
13 Sep 12
Indonesia's Capital Market and Financial Services Supervisory Agency has revoked the operating license of five fund brokerage firms.
AmBank issues 5 new Euro-style warrants
13 Sep 12
AmBank Bhd is issuing five new European-style cash-settled structured call warrants to meet investors' demand for trading and investment...
Permodalan BSN aims to generate consistent revenue with new fund
12 Sep 12
Permodalan BSN Bhd aims to provide consistent revenue with its new trust fund by investing in stocks, which yield regular dividends.
Deutsche Bank to cut equities jobs in Japan, HK
9 Sep 12
Deutsche Bank is eliminating about 85 jobs at its Japan and Hong Kong equities units.
Tata Capital sues Deccan Chronicle over Rs 100 crore dues
5 Sep 12
Tata Capital sued debt-ridden Deccan Chronicle Holdings it's chairman T Venkattram Reddy at the Bombay High Court to recover 101 crore...
SCB eyes another Bt20bn from subordinated debentures
4 Sep 12
Siam Commercial Bank is targeting Bt20 billion worth of a new batch of subordinated debentures.
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