New report shows uptick in settlement and clearing between China and the UK, as London retains title of having the largest share of RMB payments outside of greater China.
Interest in Greater China ETF grows but investors await international access schemes.
Respondents to Deutsche Bank’s Alternative Investment Survey believe Asia is the most sought-after investment region for the first time since 2010.
The ASIFMA paper suggested allowing investment managers and their lending agents, often global custodians, to carry out securities lending in the markets.
The deal will give China Merchant Bank wider access to international market and supports its growth ambitions.
The increase will signify the latest advancement in the opening up of China’s capital markets to foreign investors.
The plan was highlighted as one of HKEX’s top strategic priorities in order to cater for the needs of Mainland China and international investors.
The newly created role will involve leading Deutsche Bank's securities services strategy in the region, covering mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Citi has recently gained a number of licenses from Chinese financial regulators that have enabled it to do business for foreign investors in the country.
The move forms part of its overall strategy to simplify access to China for institutional investors that have, so far, found it too complicated to invest.