Asia was the only region to see an increase in money raised for real estate investment last year, and it saw a big jump in joint-venture and club deals, according to new research.
The equity brokerage names Tom Daniel as its Asia head of electronic trading, tasked with rolling out CLSA's algo platform across the region.
The bank's introduction of DMA in Malaysia coincides with the launch of a new equities trading platform at Bursa Malaysia.
Australia''s debt and equity markets in 2005 will be influenced by companies needing to fund M&A transactions, says Kevin Skelton, country head of Merrill Lynch.
The Tokyo consultancy hopes to take advantage of Japanese regulators'' new attempt to professionalize hedge fund marketing.