After two tenures, AsianInvestor's 2021 Standout CIO Jang Dong-hun looks back on the past six years at Korea's Poba with satisfaction.
Admission to participate in the ASX will enable CLSA to link Australia to its pan Asian electronic execution platform, giving greater Australian market access to its global client base of institutional investors.
CLSA already has electronic execution platforms in Asia providing execution and clearing services for all Asian listed markets with direct market connectivity to 15 exchanges and order routing for 22 cash exchanges in 17 countries and four Futures exchanges.
ôWe have had consistent demand from our clients to add Australia research and execution capability that is differentiated to the standard product already available,ö says CLSA chairman and chief executive officer Rob Morrison. ôThis new license will enable seamless trading for our clients through CLSAÆs electronic systems and products.ö
With admission to trade in Australian securities, CLSA plans to expand its equity research coverage over time to include Australian companies.
CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets provides investment banking, capital markets, equity broking and alternative investment services to global corporate and institutional clients. Founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Hong Kong, CLSA has more than 1,000 dedicated professionals located in 15 Asian cities, plus Dubai, London and New York. CLSAÆs major shareholder is France's Credit Agricole, which merged in 2003 with Credit Lyonnais.
Census experts say China's population will start to decline at least five years earlier than expected - investors are being warned to keep a weather eye on inflation and structural shifts.
Family offices in Hong Kong want to do more impact investing, but the paucity of ESG talent and the lack of uniform reporting standards are real issues for them.
An impending series of interest rate increases and the deterioration in relations between Russia and the West over Ukraine have worried investors in recent weeks, hence the volatility in US equities in particular.
New Zealand has sufficiently satisfied US national security regulations to be granted temporary exemption from restrictions on investing in sensitive sectors.