JPX has invited trust banks, asset managers, and other securities services providers to participate in the test.
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 Japanese pension fund giant has halted securities lending from its foreign equity portfolio citing a lack of transparency over the process.
Luxembourg has emerged as an attractive destination for Asian asset managers that seek new fund channels for their products.
The pension fund will act as a pilot fund for State Street and is the first to migrate its FX settlement to CLS in Japan.
The introduction of Japanese funds onto the FX settlement service follows a multi-year effort to onboard the Japanese buy-side community to CLSSettlement.
Several firms are looking at technologies such as blockchain and machine learning to automate and digitise the corporate actions and proxy voting process.
SANNE’s Tokyo office will be operational from the start of 2019 and will initially focus on servicing existing real estate clients in the region.
The Chicago-based custodian will provide custody and foreign exchange services to the Misaki Engagement Master Fund.
BNP Paribas has made a number of senior appointments to its Asia-Pacific securities services team in recent months.