ASX has put in a binding proposal to buy 49% of Yieldbroker, a licensed electronic trading market. more
Improving market fairness can reduce transaction costs, but there might be a trade-off between market fairness and market efficiency, according to new research from the Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre (CMCRC). more
Link Group will buy Superpartners from the five superannuation funds that own the administrator. more
Sunsuper has hired two people to its investment team. more
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has granted its first Australian derivative trade repository (ADTR) licence to DTCC Data Repository (Singapore) (DDRS). more
The six countries that have joined the Asia Region Funds Passport are working to establish the model vehicle by the end of the year, in line with the agreed process. more
Challenger Limited and Access Capital Advisers (ACA) will create a new AU$4 billion boutique infrastructure investment business, Whitehelm Capital. 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
SmartStream Technologies has hired Richard Nicholas as director of professional services, Asia Pacific. 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
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
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
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