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Cap removed from Taiwan onshore funds’ China investment

Taiwan's Financial Supervisory Commission is removing the cap on investment by Taiwanese onshore fund companies in Chinese securities.

CIMB Niaga to raise $208M in bonds

CIMB Niaga will raise Rp 2 trillion or US$208 million from bonds to finance its credit expansion.

Thailand's Tisco Bank to issue $2B foreign currency debentures

Tisco Bank plans to issue a foreign-currency unsubordinated debenture with two to three years' maturity.

KEB raises $300M via global bonds sale

Korea Exchange Bank raised $300 million by selling global bonds amid favorable market conditions due to upgrades of Korea's sovereign rating.

Mitsubishi UFJ pushes new trust product

Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corp. hopes to boost sales of a new trust product designed for domestic firms with overseas offices.

India stock funds post best month since Jan

India's diversified stock funds posted their strongest gains in five months in June.

Asian hedge funds to focus on long-selling

Some of Asia's oldest hedge funds are giving up short-selling.

China, Hong Kong in cross-border trade of exchange-traded funds

China has approved mutual listings of exchange-traded funds on Hong Kong and mainland exchanges.

Foreign investment banks expect BOK to cut interest rates

A number of foreign investment banks forecast that South Korea's central bank will lower its key interest rates to help stimulate growth.

Syarikat eyes top position in Malaysia's takaful market

Syarikat Takaful Malaysia Bhd is eyeing to be the leader in the takaful market over the next three to five years through an aggressive rebranding campaign.

Pacific Equity to Buy Spotless After Twice Raising Bid

Pacific Equity Partners agreed to buy cleaning and catering contractor Spotless Group after raising its bid a second time to A$720 million or $753 million.

BlackRock to launch investment fund with China’s CIC

BlackRock Inc and China Investment Corp will jointly launch an investment fund likely to be worth several billion US dollars.

IIFCL's $1B infra debt fund operational by May

India Infrastructure Finance Company's $ 1 billion infrastructure debt fund may be operational by the end of next month.