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RHB Bank, Seto Shinkin Bank boost Japanese corporates in Thailand
22 Jan 14
MOU has been inked.
Fredy R. Flury named as CEO of Vontobel Financial Products for Asia-Pac
5 Nov 13
In a move aimed at further bolstering its market development efforts in Singapore, Vontobel has appointed Fredy R.
BNP Paribas backs Dragon Capital’s 'World First' UCITS Vietnam Fund
29 Oct 13
Fund distributors among the main beneficiaries.
Thailand's BAY to issue subordinated debenture
12 Oct 12
Bank of Ayudhya will issue a 10-year unsecured subordinated debenture worth Bt20 billion to support long-term funding and reinforce its Tier 2...
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...
China Investment Corp sees 3.9% annual return
3 Oct 12
The China Investment Corporation's annualized yield of its overseas investment stood at 3.9 percent since it was founded five years ago....
Malaysia poised to tap sukuk, RMB bond growth
27 Sep 12
Bank Negara Malaysia Governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz anrticipates growth in renminbi bonds and sukuk for her country.
China floats $4.4B worth of T-bonds
26 Sep 12
China's Ministry of Finance will sell 28 billion yuan (US$4.42 billion) in 20-year book-entry treasury bonds.
Australia to tap China's Panda Bonds
14 Sep 12
Australian companies may soon be able to tap China's 1.8 trillion yuan or US$285 billion domestic bond market, According to the...
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...
NongHyup Bank issues $500M in dollar bonds
11 Sep 12
NongHyup Bank successfully floated dollar bonds worth US$500 million.
Indonesia to reallocate hajj funds to project-based bonds
25 Jul 12
Indonesia will raise money for infrastructure development by reallocating dormant hajj funds from the Finance Ministry into project-based sukuk...
Financial services stocks tops Indian market
7 Jul 12
Financial services stocks have outperformed the broader market so far this year gaining 28 percent since January.
China approves country's first buyout fund
20 Jun 12
China's first domestic buyout fund is all set for launching after China Securities Regulatory Commission approved CITIC Securities'...
J.P. Morgan to offer securities lending in Malaysia
12 Jun 12
J.P. Morgan became the first international lender in the Malaysian market to offer a securities lending product.
India equity funds fall most in 6 mths in May
9 Jun 12
India's diversified stock funds fell the most in six months in May, pulled down by banks and automobiles amongothers.
Magma plans housing finance, gold loan business
27 Apr 12
Magma it plans a separate subsidiary for housing finance business and will focus on affordable housing segment in tier 4 to 6 towns.
Khazanah buys stake in listed Sri Lanka conglomerate
17 Mar 12
Khazanah Nasional Bhd has acquired an 8.85% stake in John Keells Holdings Plc, Sri Lanka's largest listed conglomerate, in a deal worth US$...
Affin Investment Bank anticipates improved stock market performance
16 Mar 12
Affin Investment Bank Bhd foresees an improved stock market in the second half of the year.
Indonesia may up-size retail Islamic bond issuance
15 Mar 12
Indonesia may increase the issuance of its retail Islamic debt papers after seeing strong demand from local individual investors.
Vietnam bonds gain on speculation of purchases by banks
14 Mar 12
Vietnam’s two-year government bonds rose the most in a week on speculation banks have more cash to invest in debt securities.
Short tenure bonds ito be launched in Pakistan
13 Mar 12
Pakistan's National Savings Organisation will list new short tenure bonds of varying maturity to be launched soon.
BTMU Sydney's AUD note gets A+ rating
8 Mar 12
Standard & Poor's assigned its 'A+' long-term debt rating to an Australian dollar-denominated senior note issued by the Sydney...
AmBank issues 6 new call warrants
1 Mar 12
AmBank issued six European style cash-settled structured warrants.
HFIC clinch cooperation deal with Bao Viet
26 Feb 12
HFIC has cut a deal with BaoViet Insurance Corp.
Vietnam's bonds on the rise, driving yields to 10-month low
15 Feb 12
Vietnam’s five-year government bonds rose, driving yields to a 10-month low on speculation slowing inflation will to cut borrowing costs...
Sukuk dominates fund-raising in 2011, says Malaysia's SC
12 Feb 12
Sukuk issuances accounted for US$26 billion out of US$39.2 billion approved for fund-raising activities by the Securities Commission in 2011....
Australian covered bonds welcomed in Europe
26 Jan 12
Over $5billion of the recent issuance of covered bonds were denominated in Australian dollars, due to large transactions from Commonwealth Bank...
Hong Leong Takaful eyes $987,000 premiums from i-cash
3 Mar 11
Hong Leong Tokio Marine Takaful Bhd is eyeing in US$987,000 in premium contributions in the first year of its HLTM i-Cash.
BNY sees uplift for ETF appetite in Asia
12 Jan 11
BNY Mellon Asset Servicing noted a marked uplift in appetite for ETFs in Asia in 2010. Chong Jin Leow, head of Asia, BNY...
Fund targets growth in China, India and Indonesia
11 Jan 11
Swiss & Global Asset Management has launched a Luxembourg-domiciled equity fund targeting growth in China, India and Indonesia...
ICBC credits new products for increased incomes
8 Sep 09
ICBC introduced 320 varieties of new financial products during the first half of this year to increase its incomes in investment banking, debt...
Nomura becomes primary dealer in India
7 Sep 09
Nomura Fixed Income Securities Private Ltd has been granted a Primary Dealer license by the Reserve Bank of India, becoming Nomura's flagship...
Public Bank and ING launch Asian Jewels Plan
14 Jul 09
Public Bank and ING Insurance launched a plan designed for investing in selected Asian markets and benefit from its potential recovery.
AXA Life Singapore launches AXA DIMENSIONS
15 Feb 09
AXA Life Insurance Singapore Private Limited announced the launch of GoldenSaver and TargetSaver, collectively known as AXA DIMENSIONS, to offer...
All Sectors of Asian Local Bonds Look Attractive
2 Dec 08
Western Asset Management, the leading global fixed income manager wholly-owned by Legg Mason, Inc., said the worst period of risk aversion is over...
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