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Hans Schlaikier. Hedgeweek EM and Japanese funds lose out in January… new Asian hedge funds raise less…

Thu, 27 Feb 2014, 17:20

As global markets plunged in the first month of the Chinese New Year, the trades that generated the most profit in 2013 came under fresh critique. One of the most noteworthy dips was seen in Japanese markets, where the Nikkei fell nearly 10 per cent in the last month and the yen gained 3 per cent against the US dollar.  »


Asia PREI adds Yen Keng Tan to Asian portfolio management team

Thu, 27 Feb 2014, 16:01

Prudential Real Estate Investors (PREI) has named Yen Keng Tan a director in portfolio management, responsible for developing new strategic and separate account relationships in Asia, with a focus on Malaysia. »

Handshake Wealth-X appoints Sahil Mehta to lead Indian subcontinent business development

Thu, 27 Feb 2014, 16:00

Wealth-X, an ultra-high net worth (UHNW) intelligence and prospecting firm, is expanding into the Indian subcontinent with the appointment of Sahil Mehta as its head of business development for the region. »

Thumbs up Middle East intermediaries more optimistic about global economic growth

Wed, 26 Feb 2014, 14:06

The positive outlook for global economic growth has increased in the last year among Middle East intermediaries, according to the latest poll carried out by Invesco Asset Management. »

Japan flag DAX licensed to Nikko Asset Management to underlie passive mutual fund in Japan

Wed, 26 Feb 2014, 12:02

Deutsche Börse’s DAX index has been licensed to Nikko Asset Management to serve as the basis for a passive mutual fund that will be available on 10 March. »

Open sign Northern Trust opens Malaysia office

Tue, 25 Feb 2014, 16:04

Northern Trust has extended its presence in the Asia Pacific region with the opening of a Malaysia representative office to support current institutional clients and develop its businesses in the region. »

Indonesia Indonesia Commodity and Derivatives Exchange partners with GMEX Group and ECC

Mon, 24 Feb 2014, 12:13

Indonesia Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (ICDX), also known as PT Bursa Komoditi dan Derivatif Indonesia (BKDI), has signed a memorandum of understanding with Deutsche Börse backed Global Markets Exchange Group International (GMEX Group). »

Index ETF Securities and E Fund license MSCI China A Index for new UCITS ETF

Mon, 24 Feb 2014, 12:09

ETF Securities and E Fund Management (HK) have licensed the MSCI China A Index as the basis for a proposed exchange-traded fund (ETF). »

Great Wall of China China Private Equity renamed as Adamas Finance

Fri, 21 Feb 2014, 11:54

AIM-quoted China Private Equity Investment Holdings has been renamed Adamas Finance Asia (AFA). »

China flag Chinese consortium to redevelop Birmingham office building

Fri, 21 Feb 2014, 10:09

A consortium of Chinese investors has made what is believed to be the first investment into the redevelopment of a commercial property outside London, purchasing a Grade II listed building from Birmingham City Council. »

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