Better data, not just better technology, is needed to improve market surveillance and curtail prohibited trading behaviors, according to the head of the Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre (CMCRC). more
Dimensional Fund Advisors has implemented Calastone’s global fund transaction network service. more
Van Eck Global has appointed John Caulfield and Young Marinis to their Australian exchange traded fund business, Market Vectors ETFs, among other recent appointments. more
Qantas Airways will use SunGard’s Quantum treasury system for front and back office functions and corporate hedging. more
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) has asked that, when negotiating or renegotiating tax treaties with other countries, Treasury should define superannuation funds as “persons” or beneficial owners for the purposes of double tax treaties. 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
Northern Trust has appointed Peter Jordan head of Global Fund Services (GFS) for Asia-Pacific. 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
LCH.Clearnet has appointed Marcus Robinson as head of SwapClear Australia to support the growing demand for interest rate derivative (IRD) clearing solutions in the market. more
Charles River has announced mandate wins from Thai asset manager Thanachart Fund Management and BMO Global Asset Management’s Hong Kong and London operations. more
Current asset allocation within many superannuation funds are not ideal for members immediately pre- and post-retirement, according to a study by the Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR). more
AFEX, a non-bank provider of global payment and risk management solutions, has signed a partnership agreement with Efic, Australia’s export credit agency, to guarantee foreign exchange facilities on the AFEX platform. more
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