The first westerner to be charged in connection with the 1MDB scandal has been sentenced to 28 weeks in jail and fined S$128,000 (£73,352, $89,174, €84,235) by a Singapore court.
Geneva-based asset manager Quaero Capital is bringing its specialist fund that invests in European companies with family shareholders to Asia.
November’s surprise ban of large currency bills in India is one of the greatest single-country risks in emerging markets, Mark Mobius, executive chairman of the Templeton emerging markets group, told our sister publication Fund Selector Asia.
RL360° has launched Quantum Malaysia, a country-specific version of the insurer's regular premium savings plan and its first product in Malaysia.
Blue chip stocks in Hong Kong look attractive as the MSCI moves toward a decision on including China in its emerging market indices later this year, according to fund managers.
The Irish unit of Malaysia-headquartered CIMB-Principal Islamic Asset Management has launched its first global sukuk Ucits fund.
Retail investors in Singapore will receive greater protection following changes to the Securities and Futures Act (SFA).
Upward revisions of corporate earnings and attractive valuations should buoy emerging market equities, according to Eastspring Investments and Schroder Investment Management.
The acronym VARP is popping up, led by an increasing interest in Pakistan investment.
Account holders in Singapore have been told by the taxman to fully cooperate with their financial institutions as they determine the tax residency status of their clients under the Common Reporting Standard (CRS).
Global growth in the second half of 2017 will help determine whether investors keep shifting assets out of bonds and into to equities, said Thomas Kwan, the chief investment officer for Hong Kong-based Harvest Global Investments.
A former Citibank senior personal banker in Hong Kong has been penalised for copying and pasting a client’s signature into a document to deceive the bank into accepting the signature as genuine.
A major Japanese insurance firm is to lay off 34 staff in its payment assessment department and replace them with an artificial intelligence (AI) system this month to improve operating efficiency.
Swiss national Jens Sturzengger has become the first westerner to be charged by a Singapore court as part of the investigations into the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) money laundering scandal.
Potentially aggressive US trade policy and China's expanding credit are top concerns, according to Richard Jerram, the Bank of Singapore's (BoS) chief economist.
Fidelity International has become the first global asset manager allowed to launch investment products in mainland China through a wholly-owned local subsidiary, in the latest move by Beijing regulators to open up the country’s capital markets to foreign firms.
The chairman of a collapsed biofuel investment scheme has been convicted of fraud and sentenced to eight years in prison by a Cambodian court.
Political scandals, corporate governance issues and the potential impact of Donald Trump's trade policies prompt caution on Korean equities.
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