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Canadian insurance giant Manulife said it has received approval in principle from Cambodias Ministry of Economy and Finance to set up a wholly foreign-owned life insurance operation in the country.
Citigroup First Investment Management and Bosera International have teamed up to launch China Balanced, a Cayman Islands-domiciled unit trust investing in China-related equities and bonds.
Manulife Financial, the Canada-based insurance giant, has signed a new framework agreement with Bank of China, which it says will run for a minimum of two years.
China is putting the finishing touches on a new regime for taxing foreign workers as it continues to build its social services infrastructure.
Hong Kongs regulator has warned banks and other authorised institutions that it is increasing its scrutiny of renminbi trading, as part of an effort to ensure that such trading conforms with regulations aimed at preventing speculation in the Chinese currency.
Standard Life is in discussions about applying for a licence to operate in Singapore, as it looks to implement a strategy unveiled earlier this year of expanding beyond its Asian foothold of Hong Kong.
Fidelity Worldwide Investment has been publicly criticised by the Hong Kong regulator for failing to disclose a large position it held in Little Sheep, a company which was subject to a takeover.
Franklin Templeton Investments, the US-based fund management giant favoured by many investors for its Asia-focused funds range, is looking forward to launching, through a joint venture, some of the first mutual funds ever to be sold in Vietnam.
External perceptions of East Asia as a low-cost financial centre are inaccurate, while a lack of fiduciary and legal talent is restricting industry growth in the region, according to a Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners survey.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch has launched a Dim Sum Index in a move that pays homage to the rapid development of the Chinese renminbi-denominated offshore bond market in Hong Kong.
A person who purported to be the founder and chief executive of a licensed corporate advisory company in Hong Kong has been convicted by a local court and fined.
Legal & General plans to begin marketing funds from its UK-based investment business in Asia, L&G chief executive Tim Breedon has revealed, and is considering Hong Kong for its base.
Hong Kongs financial services regulator has borrowed a page from anti-crime organisations like Britains Crimestoppers by starting to post, on its website, the photographs and personal details about individuals it is seeking to interview in connection with possible crimes.
Germany-based absolute return and real asset specialist, Aquila Capital has opened an office in Singapore, its first in Asia.
Brookfield Asset Management and the investment arm of the government of Dubai have combined to launch their first Dubai-dedicated real estate fund.
Assets under management in Asia ex-Japan and Australia are expected to nearly double to $4trn by 2015, underpinned by a number of influencing factors, according to a study published by Cerulli Associates.
The Eastern Magistrates Court in Hong Kong today set a date of 19 March, 2012 for the criminal trial of Chui Wing Nin, a former senior executive of CITIC Pacific.
MitonOptimal has opened a regional headquarters in Singapores central business district.
The Securities and Futures Commission has released an advert warning investors once they agree to an investment via an adviser they are saying they understand the advice given to them.
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