Structural market changes and the onset of Mifid II are driving a move to online bond trading, even in Asia.
The city's Securities and Futures Commission has identified areas of concern related to anti-money laundering controls and is investigating several firms.
AsianInvestor's latest annual trading survey reveals some of the key considerations among the region's fund managers when it comes to picking equity broking partners.
Institutional investors that trade multiple Asian markets using swaps and synthetics may see their block size orders getting a later priority than other investors.
The UK clampdown on commission payments is having an impact on Asian fund managers. Some observers think private meetings paid for out of client fees will become obsolete.
Aberdeen’s Asia head of equity dealing notes the difficulty of managing numerous sales trading relationships in the region, and flags changes he’d like to see in other areas.