Asset Services

By Toby Yiu
13 December 2016
Fund executives put the territory well ahead of mainland Chinese cities and Singapore in this regard, despite certain reservations, finds a survey by BBH due for release today.
By Joe Marsh
23 November 2016
Institutional investors' moves to run more portfolios in-house are also forcing service providers to adjust.
By Co-published
23 November 2016
The ambitions of Asian countries to build local fund capabilities is competing with Ucits, the traditional cross-border fund vehicle. Industry experts discuss the ramifications ...
By Joe Marsh | 3 November 2016
Focusing on environmental, social and governance factors improves the performance of emerging-market equity indices but not developed-market ones, finds new research.
By Richard Morrow | 24 October 2016
The trading venue's founder and chief executive says robo-advisers and smart-beta strategies may be eye-catching for yield-starved investors, but they are relatively untested.
By Joe Marsh | 22 September 2016
The city's Securities and Futures Commission has identified areas of concern related to anti-money laundering controls and is investigating several firms.
By Bernadette Tio | 1 September 2016
Zurich-based Fundinfo is set to announce a China joint venture, while its sister company, ifund services, is eyeing its first presence in the region.
By Joe Marsh | 25 August 2016
The US bank’s HK securities business has been hit with sanctions for internal control failures. This reflects the growing regulatory burden, particularly for big firms, ...
By Richard Newell | 24 August 2016
Hong Kong's securities regulator wants to strengthen its oversight of the senior executives of companies licensed in the city but who are based elsewhere.
By Joe Marsh | 24 August 2016
Ku Yuen-Leung has had his licence suspended for 18 months in Hong Kong for making bid orders to inflate the share price of Agricultural Bank of China.
By Richard Morrow | 17 August 2016
The fund house has hired Richard Mo, formerly of JP Morgan Asset Management, to drive its China plans, which could include an onshore presence. AsianInvestor spoke to Asia MD ...
By Joe Marsh | 11 August 2016
Lam Chun-Yin and Yeung Chok-Cheong received the sanctions for activities they conducted while working at United Simsen Securities in Hong Kong.
By Joe Marsh | 11 August 2016
Mifid 2 will force brokers to detail how commission payments are being spent. Asian asset owners may demand the same level of disclosure, says Leonard Ng of Sidley Austin.
By Joe Marsh | 4 August 2016
Ko Cho Ting, formerly of Emperor Securities, has been suspended for two years by Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission.
By Richard Morrow | 3 August 2016
Fund managers like banks and brokers that combine liquidity and honesty, found our annual trading survey. UBS was voted best overall, with other firms prevailing in certain ...
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