Retail Structured Products

Fredy R. Flury named as CEO of Vontobel Financial Products for Asia-Pac

In a move aimed at further bolstering its market development efforts in Singapore, Vontobel has appointed Fredy R. Flury as Head Financial Products Singapore as of 1 December 2013, and thus also as CEO of Vontobel Financial Products (Asia Pacific) Pte. Ltd.

Thailand's BAY to issue subordinated debenture

Bank of Ayudhya will issue a 10-year unsecured subordinated debenture worth Bt20 billion to support long-term funding and reinforce its Tier 2 capital.

Harvest Global to launch yuan-denominated ETF

Hong Kong-based asset management firm, Harvest Global Investments, will launch its yuan-denominated exchange-traded fund on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on Friday.

China Investment Corp sees 3.9% annual return

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

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

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

Australian companies may soon be able to tap China's 1.8 trillion yuan or US$285 billion domestic bond market,

AmBank issues 5 new Euro-style warrants

AmBank Bhd is issuing five new European-style cash-settled structured call warrants to meet investors' demand for trading and investment opportunities in the current market scenario.

NongHyup Bank issues $500M in dollar bonds

NongHyup Bank successfully floated dollar bonds worth US$500 million.

Indonesia to reallocate hajj funds to project-based bonds

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

Financial services stocks have outperformed the broader market so far this year gaining 28 percent since January.

China approves country's first buyout fund

China's first domestic buyout fund is all set for launching after China Securities Regulatory Commission approved CITIC Securities' application for it.

J.P. Morgan to offer securities lending in Malaysia

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

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

Magma it plans a separate subsidiary for housing finance business and will focus on affordable housing segment in tier 4 to 6 towns.