Weekly Asia News (Friday)

Weekly Asia News (Friday)
Hong Kong

Ex-Fortress Ku has second attempt at cracking Asian hedge fund space

Stanley Ku, the former Hong Kong head of Fortress Investment Group is getti »

Judge's hammer

Hong Kong’s high court to rule on Tiger Asia case ‘within two weeks’

Hong Kong’s high court today (June 2) said that it would rule within two weeks on whether to ban New York-based hedge fund Tiger Asia< »

Singapore Stock exchange

SGX reduces bid size, cuts trading cost

Singapore Exchange (SGX) will reduce the minimum bid size for securities on 4 July 2011, leading to lower trading costs for investors. »

Michael Peters, member of the Eurex Executive Board

Eurex to launch new access point in Hong Kong

Eurex is to launch its new access point in Hong Kong in June offering Eurex member firms direct, high-speed and cost-effective network access to Eurex’s highly liquid trading platform. This will be the second Eurex access point in Asia. Currently, Eurex has five members based in Hong Kong – the newest member is Nanhua Futures (Hong Kong) Co Ltd, which joined as a trading participant in April 2011. »

Tim Wong, CEO of AHL Division, Man Group

Man expands AHL presence to create standalone CTA trading team in Hong Kong

Man Group plc (“Man”) has doubled the number of staff it employs in Hong Kong in its AHL division - Man’s industry-leading quantitative managed futures manager – making it one of the first and largest CTAs to create a standalone trading operation in the city. »

Money bag

Singapore’s RSR Capital targeting USD100million in AUM

USD100million: that’s the AUM target for Singapore-based RSR Capital, whose volatility hedge fund Caerus Arbitrage Asia launched last August »


DA Capital LLC opens Singapore office

Yet another overseas fund manager has been drawn to Singapore. »

Hong Kong

Morgan Stanley busy helping investors provide seed capital to Asian hedge funds

Morgan Stanley prime brokers are busy helping negotiate opportunities for i »

Bill Hwang, Tiger Asset Management

Tiger Asia falls prey to shorting China stocks

Everyone knows what a jungle the financial markets are. »

Kyung W Kim as CIO, Fund Origination and GP Advisory Services, Diamond Dragon

Diamond Dragon expands its team with senior hire

Diamond Dragon Advisors Limited of Hong Kong, Shanghai and Sydney is has appointed Kyung W Kim as CIO, Fund Origination and GP Advisory Services.  »

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