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He joins from Citigroup and will now report to Jose M. Linares, JPMorgan's Hong Kong based head of Asian equity research. The move also follows the recent transfer of five analysts from Hong Kong to India.
JPMorgan has also indicated that IyerÆs hiring will be the first of several in India, with the bank poised to lure senior and junior analysts over 2006.
For the past five years Iyer has honed his research skills at Citigroup where he covered auto and auto parts, conglomerates, construction and electrical equipment. He was also formerly an equity strategist at UBS.
He takes on the role following the departure of S. Venkatesh, who left the firm several months ago.
The AU$85 billion ($61.6 billion) Australian super fund has some exposure to indebted property developer Evergrande. Meanwhile, China’s construction finance is part of its core strategy in real estate.
Investors are seeing the risks, but also the opportunities of the logistics sector. Warehousing their fears for the moment, they can see it's a good conduit to high-growth assets.
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SGX’s new framework for Spacs will likely provide investors with a much-needed channel for direct deals, but the verdict is still out on whether it will bring liquidity to the bourse.