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Phoenix board OK’s P11.9M convertible notes issuance
10 Jul 12
The board of Phoenix Petroleum has approved the issuance of US$11.9 million in convertible notes.
SMIC hikes retail bond issue to P15-B
10 Jul 12
SM Investments Corp. upsized its retail bond issue to US$357.9 million from US$238.6 million due to robust demand from both retail and...
Indonesia's mutual funds anticipate second half surge
6 Jul 12
Indonesia's mutual fund industry is expecting less volatile financial markets and strong demand from retail investors to fuel a second half...
CIMB Bank offers exposure on FGV
6 Jul 12
CIMB Bank issued 3 new European Style Non-Collateralised Cash-Settled Call Warrants over the ordinary shares of Felda Global Ventures Holdings...
AmBank issues call warrants on FGV
5 Jul 12
AmBank Bhd has issued four new European-style cash-settled structured warrants over the ordinary shares of Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd...
Maybank lists 8 plantation sector-focused call warrants
5 Jul 12
Maybank Investment Bank Bhd is listing eight new European style cash-settled structured warrants over ordinary shares.
'Infant' Korean hedge funds attract Bloomberg
1 Jul 12
Bloomberg is doubling the size of its Korean operation because the government is easing financial regulations on the hedge funds market.
SBI Mutual Fund to merge 2 schemes
24 Jun 12
SBI Mutual Fund will soon be merging two of its schemes after receiving market regulator Sebi's approval.
Public Bank to adopt asset allocation strategy with new fund
18 Jun 12
Public Bank Bhd will will invest in equities and fixed income securities with its new mixed asset fund, PB Dynamic Allocation Fund.
Alibaba dealing with CIC on buyback plan
17 Jun 12
Sources said that Alibaba Group has been in talks with China Investment Corp on investment possibilities.
One Asset launches flexible policy fund
17 Jun 12
One Asset Management launched a fund with a flexible policy that will mainly invest in bonds and some select stocks when the market has...
Ex-Citi, Heighbridge execs launch Asia hedge funds
16 Jun 12
Former Citigroup portfolio manager Yang Yeo and Janice Dunnett are preparing to launch a hedge fund in the third quarter of 2012.
Japan mutual funds fell hardest in 8 months
16 Jun 12
The asset value of Japanese mutual funds fell in May as a surging yen and plunges in global share prices hurt performance.
Merged Kenanga-ECM Libra to be among top 5 Malaysian equities brokerages
10 Jun 12
The merger of Kenanga Investment bank and ECM Libra Investment Bank can catapult it to the top five Malaysian equities brokerage by trading...
Sukuk bonds excessively in demand among Indonesians
8 Jun 12
The Indonesian government has issued Rp 120 trillion or $12.84 billion in sukuk, over the past four years, for what the Finance Ministry calls...
Hektar REIT gets approval to increase fund size
17 May 12
Hektar Asset Management has obtained the Securities Commission's approval for its proposal to increase its fund size.
PhillipCapital Malaysia sees shareholders’ funds growing
16 May 12
Stronger sales will push its shareholders’ funds from RM1.1 billion at the start of 2012 to RM1.5 billion to date, says PhillipCapital...
Armstrong fund to invest US$150M in SEA clean energy
11 May 12
Armstrong Asset Management is set to launch its first fund, the Armstrong South East Asia Clean Energy Fund.
CIPEF raises $3B in emerging markets fund
10 May 12
Capital International Private Equity Funds has concluded raising $3 billion.
Indian mutual fund industry set for expansion: Schroders CEO
8 May 12
The CEO of Schroders Investment Management is bullish on the mid- to long-term prospects of Indian mutual fund industry.
Bank of India acquires 51% of Bharti Axa MF
7 May 12
Bank of India has completed the formalities for has acquiring 51 percent stake in Bharti Axa Mutual Fund.
Islamic alternative investments firm to sue Reserve Bank of India
7 May 12
Alternative Investments and Credits is planning to move court against the Reserve Bank of India after it has been stripped of its licence to...
HSBC Mutual not looking to sell stake or exit India
6 May 12
Rumors that HSBC will sell stake or exit its asset management business in India were denied the the CEO of HSBC Mutual Fund, Puneet Chaddha....
UK's Schroders acquires 25% in India's Axis MF
27 Apr 12
UK-based asset management company Schroders has picked up a 25% stake in Axis Mutual Fund for an undisclosed amount.
Pacific Mutual announces income distribution for 11 funds
3 Apr 12
Pacific Mutual announced an income distribution of RM28.83 million for 11 of its funds for the financial years/interim periods ended March...
Taiwan's Eastspring Fund targets Indonesian, Korean bonds
31 Mar 12
Eastspring Securities Investment Trust is boosting its holdings of bonds in Indonesia and South Korea.
Axis Mutual launches income fund
14 Mar 12
Axis Mutual Fund has launched a new open ended debt scheme called Axis Income Fund.
Malaysia launches settlement platform with Hong Kong and Euroclear Bank
13 Mar 12
Bank Negara Malaysia will utilize a pilot platform for cross-border investment and settlement of debt securities.
Hedge fund start-ups increasing in Asia-Pacific
9 Mar 12
High profile investment professionals are launching new new hedge funds in Asia-Pac.
Sumco to raise $186M from from bank-led fund -source
8 Mar 12
Sumco is in final talks with a turnaround fund backed by Japan's major banks to raise 15 billion yen or $186 million by issuing preferred...
China injects $30B on wealth fund for Euro spree
7 Mar 12
China’s US$410-billion sovereign wealth fund received a US$30 billion injection from the government last year.
Deutsche Mutual makes changes under DWS Premier Bond Fund
6 Mar 12
Deutsche Mutual Fund made changes under DWS Premier Bond Fund, with effect from 1st March 2012.
Bank of India back in mutual fund business
17 Feb 12
Bank of India hopes to start its asset management business next fiscal and is currently waiting for regulatory approvals.
India to regain investor interest in equity mutual funds in 2012: ICRA
17 Feb 12
The year 2012 could see the return of interest in equity funds in India as markets respond positively to policy actions, says ICRA Online.
AmIslamic offers bond fund for risk-averse investors
13 Feb 12
AmIslamic Funds Management now offers an Islamic bond fund that provides capital appreciation over the short-to-medium term.
Goldman Sachs acquires 4.8% stake in Mongolian bank
12 Feb 12
Goldman Sachs purchased a 4.8 per cent stake in Mongolia’s Trade and Development Bank for less than $50 milion.
UTI Mutual Fund merges schemes
12 Feb 12
UTI Mutual Fund has announced merger of S&P CNX Nifty UTI Notional Depository Receipt and UTI-Master Index Fund with UTI-Nifty Index Fund....
Indian mutual fund assets up 8% to $133.7B
11 Feb 12
The assets of Indian mutual fund industry increased to US$ 133.7 billion or Rs 6.59 trillion in January.
Bank Of Ningbo to issue bonds worth 8B Yuan
10 Feb 12
Eight billion yuan worth of financial bonds with maturities of up to 10 years will be issued by the Bank of Ningbo.
Philippine govt to launch retail treasury bonds
6 Feb 12
The Philippine government will launch retail treasury bonds on February 21 to 28.
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