mas sets up rep office in beijing

mas sets up rep office in beijing

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Peoples Bank of China (PBC) have signed an agreement on the establishment of a representative office by MAS in Beijing.

Published : 2, Jul 2012
HSBC sells stakes in two Indian banks

HSBC sells stakes in two Indian banks

HSBC Holdings, the London-based banking giant, has sold stakes in two Indian banks for around $425m.

Published : 29, Jun 2012
pwc predicts bigger role for hong kong

pwc predicts bigger role for hong kong

Hong Kong is set to play an even greater role as a gateway for financial trade between emerging economies and China, according to a report issued today by PwC.

Published : 27, Jun 2012
singapore thailand banks mutual liquidity deal

singapore thailand banks mutual liquidity deal...

The central banks of Singapore and Thailand have signed a memorandum of understanding which will allow financial institutions in both countries to access additional liquidity.

Published : 26, Jun 2012
skandia wealth platform first singapore

skandia wealth platform first singapore

Skandia International is showcasing over the coming weeks to advisers in Singapore its Wealth Interactive service, an end-to-end wealth management proposition which will be offered there through a new portfolio bond product.

Published : 25, Jun 2012
baby boomers in asia fear inflation

baby boomers in asia fear inflation

Two thirds of Asias baby boomers fear inflation most when thinking of their retirement, according to a new survey by Allianz Global Investors.

Published : 21, Jun 2012
john dacey to leave axa group

john dacey to leave axa group

John R Dacey, a member of Axa Group's executive committee and vice-chairman for Asia Pacific, is to leave the company at the end of August.

Published : 20, Jun 2012
tokyo overtakes luanda as worlds most expensive

tokyo overtakes luanda as worlds most expensive...

Tokyo is now the worlds most expensive city for expatriates to live, having overtaken the Angolan capital city of Luanda in an annual study of the cost of living for expatriates around the world.

Published : 19, Jun 2012
felda ipo price near top

felda ipo price near top

Shares in Felda Global Ventures Holdings were priced near the top of a forecast range on Wednesday, as predictions that the initial public offering of a Malaysian plantation owner would be the second largest of the year, after Facebook, came true.

Published : 13, Jun 2012
hong kong announces plans to lessen regulatory

hong kong announces plans to lessen regulatory...

Plans to ease the regulatory burden on the private banking sector in Hong Kong to make it more competitive have been announced by HK Monetary Authority chief executive Norman Chan.

Published : 13, Jun 2012
many british expats in china regret move

many british expats in china regret move

Only one third of British expatriates who have moved to China view the move in a positive light, according to findings in the latest NatWest International Personal Banking quality of life index.

Published : 13, Jun 2012
photos from the ia singapore fund selector forum

photos from the ia singapore fund selector forum...

This years event took place on 31 May at the Capella Hotel.

Published : 13, Jun 2012
southeast asian investors expected to pounce

southeast asian investors expected to pounce

Southeast Asian investors are expected to pile into shares in a Malaysian plantation owner, in what experts say will probably be the second-largest initial public offering of the year after Facebook.

Published : 12, Jun 2012
Calls made for Hong Kong to reconsider

Calls made for Hong Kong to reconsider

A former head of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority has said the jurisdiction should reconsider its US dollar peg and consider instead linking to the renminbi.

Published : 12, Jun 2012
manager changes as invesco hong kong loses ho

manager changes as invesco hong kong loses ho

Samantha Ho has left Invesco Hong Kong with Mike Shiao and Joseph Tang taking over her fund management responsibilities.

Published : 8, Jun 2012
lehman minibond investors to receive further

lehman minibond investors to receive further

Investors in one of the failed Lehman-Brothers minibond series of structured investments are set to receive a further, final payment in relation to their loss.

Published : 6, Jun 2012
singapore ifa to more than double advisers

singapore ifa to more than double advisers

One of Singapores longest established IFAs, Portfolio Builders, is aiming to more than double the number of its advisers over the next 18 months.

Published : 6, Jun 2012
globaleye opens malaysia office

globaleye opens malaysia office

Globaleye, the Dubai-based independent advisory company, has opened a new office in Kuala Lumpur, boosting its presence in Asia to four outposts.

Published : 5, Jun 2012
regus group takes space in new singapore tower

regus group takes space in new singapore tower...

Regus, the serviced office accommodation provider whose facilities are often used by small financial services companies, such as advisory firms, for satellite offices and start-ups, has taken 16,000sq ft of space in the third and final office tower to be built and, as of a few weeks ago, occupied as part of a major new mixed use development in Singapore.

Published : 1, Jun 2012
european firms baulking at chinas rising costs

european firms baulking at chinas rising costs...

More than one in five European companies say they are considering shifting their investments from China to other markets, even though they concede that the country remains a key market for them, a survey by the Beijing-based European Union Chamber of Commerce reveals.

Published : 30, May 2012

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