Securities services firms that have imposed travel bans and closures in Asia as a result of the Coronavirus are having to explain their business continuity and relocation plans.
Industry body has called for the UK fund market to construct a new fund vehicle that can compete with the dominance of UCITS and AIF structures in Asia-Pacific.
In the fourth part of our ‘what to look out for in 2020’, we ask industry experts’ in Asia for their input on trends to watch out for in the New Year.
The creation of the new role comes as the South Asia region primes itself for increased growth, mainly driven by greater foreign investor flows.
SGX stated the new rates would make it more attractive for institutional investors to borrow, and could result in higher volumes.
The former COO of global client coverage at RBC I&TS joins Standard Chartered in Hong Kong to lead the Greater China securities services business.
Luxembourg has emerged as an attractive destination for Asian asset managers that seek new fund channels for their products.
HSBC's global co-heads of securities services explain their focus on unlocking the potential of the group’s overall universal banking model for its clients.
State Street was previously permitted to provide trustee services to only Singapore-authorised, retail-only, collective investment schemes.