The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has granted its first Australian derivative trade repository (ADTR) licence to DTCC Data Repository (Singapore) (DDRS). more
BNP Paribas Securities Services has appointed Stéphanie Marelle as head of Hong Kong, while David Raccat has been appointed as head of market and financing services for Asia Pacific. more
SmartStream Technologies has hired Richard Nicholas as director of professional services, Asia Pacific. more
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have signed an agreement that will allow trade repositories licensed in one jurisdiction to provide relevant data to the authority in the other jurisdiction. more
SCBAM is using Charles River IMS for automated portfolio management, execution management, and compliance monitoring, and the asset manager is also using Charles River's broker-neutral FIX Network and administration for electronic trading. more
Global fund transaction network Calastone has reached the milestone of 1,000 orders per day for the managed fund industry in Australia, replacing approximately a million faxes. more
SuMi TRUST Global Asset Services says it has completed the enhancement of its Asian business, in line with the organisation’s ambition to focus on three global hubs: London, New York and Tokyo. more
Fenergo, a provider of regulatory onboarding, entity data and client lifecycle management solutions for investment banks and capital market firms, has expanded into the Asia-Pacific region with the creation of a local team based out of Sydney. more
In its submission to Australia’s Financial System Inquiry Interim Report, the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) proposes two key objectives that should guide superannuation policy: the social objective of delivering enough income for dignified retirement and the fiscal objective of ensuring that government spending on retirement is sustainable and equitable, whether that comes through tax incentives or the Age Pension. more
RARE Infrastructure, a boutique Australian-based investment fund manager, has gone live on Calastone’s fund network. more
Dr. Raphael Arndt has been appointed as Future Fund’s new chief investment officer. more
The CEOs of Southeast Asia’s stock exchanges are optimistic that by their joint efforts, they can create collaboratively an "ASEAN asset class." However, their communique does not elaborate on the shape that this might take. more
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