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India's HDFC doubles 5-yr bond issue to $89M
10 Jun 12
India's Housing Development Finance Corp more than doubled its five-year bond issue size to at least 5 billion rupees or $89.46 million....
Stanchart Private Bank to offer Islamic financial solutions
10 Jun 12
Singapore-based Standard Chartered Private Bank will start offering a comprehensive suite of Islamic financial solutions for its clients.
Nuvest aims to raise $1B in first year of ops
7 May 12
Nuvest Capital will launch a global multi-asset fund with an emphasis on emerging markets by July with seed money from GIC.
Allianz GI names Tan as new Singapore investment head
7 May 12
Allianz Global Investors has appointed David Tan as its head of investments for Singapore and chief investment officer for pan-regional Asian...
More investment funds to be set up in Vietnam
19 Mar 12
More investment funds in Vietnam will be set up as the country's stock market recovers.
RHB Investment's new Kuching branch to offer full array of services
19 Mar 12
HB Investment Bank's new Kuching branch will offer a full array of stockbroking and investment banking products and services.
Shinhan Bank sells US$99M worth of dimsum bonds
7 Mar 12
Shinhan Bank has raised 625 million yuan or US$99 million in so-called dimsum bonds to diversify its foreign currency debts.
Philippine beermaker San Miguel to launch $464M bonds
5 Mar 12
San Miguel Brewery Inc.
Malaysian group to retain most of RBS Australia staff
4 Mar 12
The Malaysian-based owner of the RBS investment banking franchise in Australia is expected to retain a huge portion of about 140 locally based...
PruBSN expects increase in Takaful market share with KFH partnership
3 Mar 12
Following a collaboration forged with Kuwait Finance House (Malaysia) Bhd, PruBSN expects its takaful market share to increase significantly...
RHB Capital’s FY 2011 results fail to reach expectations
3 Mar 12
RHB Capital Bhd’s full-year and fourth quarter results for financial year 2011 didn't reach consensus estimates.
MBSB Eyes RM9 Billion personal financing sales for 2012
2 Mar 12
Malaysia Building Society Bhd expects to sell personal financing products of up to US$2.9 billion this year.
TA Investment declares income distribution for 2 funds
2 Mar 12
TA Investment Management Bhd has declared a gross income distribution of one sen per unit for TA BRIC and Emerging Markets Fund.
RHBCap-OSK merger likely to be all-share deal
1 Mar 12
The proposed merger between RHB Capital and OSK will be paid for entirely in shares, according to banking sources.
Hong Leong Capital earns less in Q2
27 Feb 12
Hong Leong Capital reported a profit after tax of US$3.058 million in its second quarter for the financial year ended 31 December 2011.
Maybank Investment targets possible IPO this year
21 Feb 12
Maybank Investment is talking negotiating with several companies to float their shares on the local bourse.
JP Morgan Chase sells 5 million CMNP shares
16 Feb 12
JP Morgan Chase Bank sold five million of its shares in PT Citra Marga Nusaphala.
Minimum investment amount in Indian portfolio management schemes up Rs 25 lakh
11 Feb 12
Sebi raised the minimum investment amount of clients for portfolio management schemes to Rs 25 lakh from the earlier Rs 5 lakh.
Australia Islamic index launched
2 Feb 12
Islamic financing wealth manager Crescent Wealth and Thomson Reuters launched a new index that will screen Australian Stock Exchange listed....
Singapore's bond issuance down by 25.8%
28 Dec 11
The Singapore-domiciled bond issuance in 2011 reached US$14.9 billion, a 25.8 per cent drop after 2010's annual record volume of US$20.0...
Maybank to boost investment banking business
24 Nov 11
Maybank Group has unveiled a new corporate identity for Kim Eng and announced a new management line-up.
ICBC Registers a First-Half Investment Banking Revenue of over RMB 13 Billion
13 Sep 11
In the first half of this year, ICBC has secured more than 23,500 investment banking customers and a business revenue of RMB 13.16 billion...
CIMB to create investment banking advisory in Sri Lanka
4 Aug 11
CIMB Securities will establish an investment banking advisory joint venture in Sri Lanka.
JP Morgan appoints Clayton as Senior Banker for Malaysia
5 Jul 11
J.P. Morgan has appointed Steve Clayton as Managing Director and Senior Country Officer for Malaysia.
RHB Capital Posts RM511.6 Million 1st Quarter Pre-Tax Profit
25 May 11
RHB Capital posted an 8 per cent increase in pre-tax profit to RM511.6 million for the first quarter of 2011, ending March 31.
CIMB group eyeing Laos, Philippine markets
24 Apr 11
In another development, Nazir said the CIMB Group is looking for opportunities to enter Laos and the Philippines, going forward.
Malaysia to promote Amanah investment in low income group
23 Apr 11
The Malaysian government is studying an easy loan scheme to enable the lower income group to invest in the Amanah unit trust funds, Prime Minister...
ASM targets one million investors through salary deductions
14 Apr 11
ASM Investment Services Bhd aims to attract one million investors through salary deductions this year with its "Thrift Savings Plan"....
Kwan to head Baring's Asia debt team
12 Apr 11
Baring Asset Management has named Thomas Kwan as head of Asian debt – an area where it sees a significant investment opportunity due to the...
MNRB Gets credit facility from Amanah
11 Apr 11
MNRB Holdings Bhd obtained an unsecured credit facility of up to RM120 million from Amanah Investment Bank Bhd.
160,000 visitors expected at ASM's Investment Week
11 Apr 11
More than 160,000 visitors are expected to turn up at the Amanah Saham Malaysia Investment Week or MSAM 2011.
Maybank Islamic issues maiden subordinated sukuk
3 Apr 11
Maybank Islamic has issued its maiden Tier 2 Capital Islamic Subordinated Sukuk of RM1.0 billion.
JPMorgan targets business from manufacturers eyeing Southeast Asia
9 Mar 11
JPMorgan's corporate bank will increase its investments and bankers in Southeast Asia.
AmBank, AmIslamic ratings unaffected by proposed purchase
1 Mar 11
RAM Ratings Services did not reflect any impact on AMMB Holdings Bhd's proposed acquisition of AmIslamic from AmBank in the latter two...
CIMB, tops MARC's Lead Managers' League Table
1 Mar 11
Malaysian Rating Corp Lead Managers' League Table for 2010 rated CIMB Investment Bank on top in terms of value and number of issues.
Mizuho to fortify investment banking business
28 Feb 11
Mizuho Financial Group is planning to buy out its brokerage and trust bank units in a deal that could be worth around $4 billion.
ASM Investment to expand product offerings
25 Feb 11
ASM Investment Services Bhd will be launching two new investment funds in the second half of this year.
China Bank launches new Unit Investment Trust Fund
21 Feb 11
China Bank launched its latest peso-denominated Unit Investment Trust Fund offering.
Bank of Singapore renamed Singapore Island Bank
5 Feb 11
The old Bank of Singapore has been renamed Singapore Island Bank.
HSBC relocates global CIO to Hong Kong
27 Jan 11
HSBC Global Asset Management has relocated its global chief investment officer for wealth from London to Hong Kong.
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