Weekly Asia News (Friday) http://www.hedgeweek.com/taxonomy/term/425/0 en Blackstone backed Asia fund returns 15 per cent YTD… Indian equities boost Asian funds… http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/11/21/213351/blackstone-backed-asia-fund-returns-15-cent-ytd%E2%80%A6-indian-equities-boost-asian-funds <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> inhouse content </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Senrigan Capital Group Ltd, the&nbsp;Asia&nbsp;event-driven hedge fund backed by Blackstone Group LP, returned 15 per cent in the first 10 months of this year, reports Bloomberg.</strong></p> Weekly Asia News (Friday) Markets Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:13:41 +0000 mkitchen 213351 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Hedge funds weather October volatility… Asian macro funds outperform US peers… http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/11/13/212957/hedge-funds-weather-october-volatility%E2%80%A6-asian-macro-funds-outperform-us-peers%E2%80%A6 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> inhouse content </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>October wasn&rsquo;t that&nbsp;bad a month for hedge funds&nbsp;after all, says a new prime brokerage report from Morgan Stanley. </strong></p> Weekly Asia News (Friday) Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19:41:53 +0000 mkitchen 212957 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Deutsche Börse to be exclusive global licensor of Cleartrade Exchange’s market data products http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/11/13/212936/deutsche-b%C3%B6rse-be-exclusive-global-licensor-cleartrade-exchange%E2%80%99s-market-data-prod <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=Singapore&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-24&searchType=advanced" title="See all Singapore funds" >Singapore funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-24&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Deutsche B&ouml;rse Market Data + Services will now disseminate and be the exclusive licensor of real-time market data for key commodity derivatives products traded on Cleartrade Exchange.</strong></em></p> Weekly Asia News (Friday) Trading & Execution Thu, 13 Nov 2014 13:02:31 +0000 Emily.Perryman 212936 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Yuanta Securities go live on Calastone network http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/11/11/212776/yuanta-securities-go-live-calastone-network <a title="see all funds managed by Yuanta Security Inv Trust Co., Ltd" href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&management[0]=Yuanta Security Inv Trust Co., Ltd&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-24&searchType=advanced" title="See all funds for mgt group Yuanta Security Inv Trust Co., Ltd" alt="See all funds for mgt group Yuanta Security Inv Trust Co., Ltd">Yuanta Security Inv Trust...</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=Taiwan&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-24&searchType=advanced" title="See all Taiwan funds" >Taiwan funds</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Taiwanese distributor, Yuanta Securities has become the first securities firm in Taiwan to adopt automation by going live on the Calastone global transaction network.</strong></em></p> Weekly Asia News (Friday) Trading & Execution Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:56:40 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 212776 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Clearstream to offer settlement and custody for China A-shares http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/11/10/212719/clearstream-offer-settlement-and-custody-china-shares <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=China&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-24&searchType=advanced" title="See all China funds" >China funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-24&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>A new joint programme between the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx) will allow non-resident investors to invest in Chinese companies whose shares are listed on the SSE and denominated in Renminbi only, so-called &quot;China A-shares&quot;, without having to apply for a status as a Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (QFII) or Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (RQFII).</strong></em></p> Weekly Asia News (Friday) Trading & Execution Mon, 10 Nov 2014 16:03:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 212719 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Bright outlook for India-focused hedge funds… Alibaba co-founder to back Pinyin Capital Management… http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/11/06/212562/bright-outlook-india-focused-hedge-funds%E2%80%A6-alibaba-co-founder-back-pinyin-capital-m <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> inhouse content </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>India-focused hedge funds could be poised for their best performance in five years, with strong returns and inflows, according to the latest data from Eurekahedge.</strong></p> Weekly Asia News (Friday) Thu, 06 Nov 2014 19:02:56 +0000 Hans.Schlaikier 212562 at http://www.hedgeweek.com SGX market disruption caused by ‘uninterruptible’ power supply failure http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/11/06/212543/sgx-market-disruption-caused-%E2%80%98uninterruptible%E2%80%99-power-supply-failure <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=Singapore&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-24&searchType=advanced" title="See all Singapore funds" >Singapore funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-24&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Wednesday&rsquo;s outage at the Singapore Exchange (SGX), which disrupted trading activity for several hours, was caused by a malfunction in the uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems deployed at the SGX data centre.</strong></em></p> Weekly Asia News (Friday) Trading & Execution Thu, 06 Nov 2014 16:01:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 212543 at http://www.hedgeweek.com SGX sees growth in securities and derivatives for October http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/11/06/212485/sgx-sees-growth-securities-and-derivatives-october <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=Singapore&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-24&searchType=advanced" title="See all Singapore funds" >Singapore funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-24&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Singapore Exchange (SGX) saw positive growth in both securities and derivatives during October.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> Markets Weekly Asia News (Friday) Thu, 06 Nov 2014 06:22:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 212485 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Clearstream and Standard Chartered Bank launch collateral management service for Singapore http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/11/05/212463/clearstream-and-standard-chartered-bank-launch-collateral-management-service-singa <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=Singapore&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-24&searchType=advanced" title="See all Singapore funds" >Singapore funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-24&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Just 18 months after starting development work, Clearstream and Standard Chartered Bank have now implemented a collateral management service for Singapore.</strong></em></p> Weekly Asia News (Friday) Trading & Execution Wed, 05 Nov 2014 12:03:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 212463 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Jersey Finance ramps up Asia activity by launching inaugural Roadshow series http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/11/05/212461/jersey-finance-ramps-asia-activity-launching-inaugural-roadshow-series <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=Jersey&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-24&searchType=advanced" title="See all Jersey funds" >Jersey funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/all'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-24&searchType=advanced" title="See all All funds" alt="See all All funds">All</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Jersey Finance has embarked on a ramped-up programme of activity in Asia this autumn, including launching an inaugural series of Roadshow events in key markets across the Far and Middle East.</strong></em></p> Weekly Asia News (Friday) Education & Training Wed, 05 Nov 2014 11:32:42 +0000 Emily.Perryman 212461 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Maples and Calder strengthens Singapore presence http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/11/03/212356/maples-and-calder-strengthens-singapore-presence <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=Singapore&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-24&searchType=advanced" title="See all Singapore funds" >Singapore funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/equity'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-24&searchType=advanced" title="See all Private Equity funds" alt="See all Private Equity funds">Private Equity</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>International law firm Maples and Calder has appointed Michael Gagie to the role of managing partner of the firm&#39;s Singapore office and has promoted associate Jess Stock to of counsel.</strong></em></p> Weekly Asia News (Friday) Moves and appointments Mon, 03 Nov 2014 14:10:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 212356 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Hedge funds record net outflows in September… American institutions lose faith in hedge funds… http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/10/30/212170/hedge-funds-record-net-outflows-september%E2%80%A6-american-institutions-lose-faith-hedge- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> inhouse content </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Hedge funds recorded net outflows of USD9.5 billion as long/short equities, event-driven, and macro funds strategies reported the largest outflows, Eurekahedge&rsquo;s preliminary data for September 2014 reveals.&nbsp;</strong>However, year-to-date, hedge funds are up 3.82 per cent, witnessing net inflows of USD60.7 billion in 2014.</p> Weekly Asia News (Friday) Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:45:03 +0000 mkitchen 212170 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Asia ex-Japan funds outperform year-to-date… Asian Sovereign Wealth & Pension funds looking increasingly at alternatives… http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/10/23/211863/asia-ex-japan-funds-outperform-year-date%E2%80%A6-asian-sovereign-wealth-pension-funds-loo <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> inhouse content </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Asia ex-Japan hedge funds lead global peers with year-to-date returns of 6.66 per cent, due in large part to a 25.79 per cent rise in Indian equities since the start of the year, according to the latest data released by hedge fund research firm&nbsp;Eurekahedge.</strong></p> Weekly Asia News (Friday) Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:14:42 +0000 Hans.Schlaikier 211863 at http://www.hedgeweek.com HKEx Group and China Merchants Group sign MOU http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/10/23/211845/hkex-group-and-china-merchants-group-sign-mou <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=China&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-24&searchType=advanced" title="See all China funds" >China funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-24&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx) and China Merchants Group (CMG) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for a strategic alliance in product development and related services.</strong></em></p> Deals and Transactions Weekly Asia News (Friday) Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 211845 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Gottex on track for first UCITS RQFII China product launch http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/10/22/211744/gottex-track-first-ucits-rqfii-china-product-launch <a title="see all funds managed by Gottex Fund Management" href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&management[0]=Gottex Fund Management&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-24&searchType=advanced" title="See all funds for mgt group Gottex Fund Management" alt="See all funds for mgt group Gottex Fund Management">Gottex Fund Management</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=China&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-24&searchType=advanced" title="See all China funds" >China funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-24&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Gottex Fund Management is on track to launch its first UCITS RQFII China product during the first quarter of 2015, according to the group&rsquo;s latest trading statement for the quarter ended 30 September 2014.</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-directory-company"> <div class="field-label">Company:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gfmdirectory/gottex-fund-management">Gottex Fund Management</a> </div> </div> </div> Launches and fundraising Weekly UCITS News (Friday) Weekly Asia News (Friday) Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:03:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 211744 at http://www.hedgeweek.com