Weekly Asia News (Friday)

Weekly Asia News (Friday)
Vincent Sangiovanni, chief operating officer of GAIN GTX

GAIN Capital opens Singapore office

GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc (NYSE: GCAP), a provider of online trading services, today, has opened an office in Singapore to expand business development efforts in Asia for GAIN GTX, the company's institutional electronic communications network (ECN). »

Stephen Diggle, co-founder, Artradis

Ex-Artradis founder Diggle nearing re-launch

Following the decision last month to shutter Singapore-based Artradis Fund Management, Hedgeweek reported that co-founder Stephen Diggle was planning to focus on turning his family office, Vulpes I »

Morgan Sze, Azentus Capital

Asia billion dollar club growing at expense of London and New York

According to industry data released this week, Asia’s billion dollar club nearly doubled in the last 12 months. »

Japan flag

Wolver Hill’s Rogers says Japan-focused hedgies clawing back March losses

Ed Rogers, CIO and CEO of Rogers Investment Advisors, a Tokyo-headqu »

The Taj Mahal, India

India proving the toughest BRIC to cement market gains

Hedge funds focused on India are failing to live up to expectations. »

Mr Gan Seow Ann, President of SGX

SEB joins SGX derivatives market as first Nordic member

31 March 2011 – Singapore Exchange (SGX) today welcomes SEB (Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB) to its derivatives market as a Clearing and Trading member. »

Kevin Lee, chief executive of Calastone

RBC Dexia and Calastone form strategic alliance to boost investment fund automation in Asia

RBC Dexia Investors Services Asia and Calastone, the global messaging and settlement transaction network for the global fund industry, have formed a strategic alliance to increase investment fund automation in Asia. »

Kristiaan Nieuwenburg, Partner at IK,

IK Investment Partners acquires Offshore Incorporations group

IK Investment Partners (IK) has acquired Asian company formations business the Offshore Incorporations group of companies from the Carlyle Group. »


Newedge Asia establishes direct comms link with Chicago

A direct communications link between Chicago (pictured) and Newedge Asia’s Hong Kong-based trading data centre has been established by »

Hong Kong at night

Central Asset Investments pulls plug on Japan

Central Asset Investments, a Hong Kong-based Asia-focused multi-strategy hedge fund manager, has cut its losses »

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