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 in a webinar.
Jo Van de Velde, global head of product management at Euroclear, highlights how regional payments harmonisation provides lessons for global securities markets.
A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. Investors expect every step in the fund transaction processing lifecycle to be robust and transparent. But is this possible?
Market participants argue that the proposed Asia Region Funds Passport scheme will help boost penetration of funds automation in Korea and elsewhere in Asia.
Regulatory intervention has helped drive automated fund processing volumes in Taiwan, which is being held up as a model for other markets in Asia.
Hong Kong's central bank hopes that partnering Clearstream will help to reignite interest in its repurchase agreement settlement platform. To date very few deals have been closed.