Stock exchanges in East Asia are preparing to embrace shorter settlement cycles, but will differing approaches signal a shift in regional dynamics? Richard Meyer explains.
Thailand joins Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan and India as the only Asian markets that have made the move to a T+2 settlement cycle.
HSBC will provide global and domestic custody services to cover MetLife’s businesses in Australia, Hong Kong and South Korea.
Hong Kong's SFC will look into the conduct and risk management practices of prime brokers in the country.
Deutsche Bank's global securities services head is seeing interest in taking their T2S services to Asian markets.
The appointment will boost SANNE’s expansion into alternative asset services across the Asia-Pacific region.
Societe Generale has promoted Lloyd Michaels to run European prime services sales, and has poached Dereke Seeto from Credit Suisse in Asia.
Longstanding global head of securities lending trading, Grant Mackenzie, departed in May.
Credit China FinTech Holdings will lead a fund-of-funds of more than RMB 10 billion in a bid to boost FinTech in the region.
R3’s blockchain initiative continues to gain momentum with the launch of an Asian DLT centre of excellence.