The world’s largest pension fund is locked in a debate with ministry officials about a radical change in governance structure after announcing the appointment of its first ever CIO.
The China Securities Regulatory Commission has merged eight departments and added four in response to the swift development of the country's capital markets and funds industry.
In what may mark a key turning point in the restructuring of corporate Malaysia, the government appoints a financial advisor to unwind the labrythine shareholdings and extensive debt of the country''s largest conglomerate.
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Five asset managers get mandates from the Monetary Authority of Singapore that will see them setting up sustainability-focused operations in the city-state.
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Malaysia's Armed Forces Fund hires new CEO; Canada's Omers appoints Asia capital markets managing director; HSBC Asset Management creates alternatives unit, appoints CIO as its head; Bank of Singapore names global wealth head; Aware Super hires IFA head; Hong Kong names acting head for MPFA; Schroders adding to Asia ESG headcount; and more.
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