Australia issues disclosure guidelines; Hong Kong starts consultation process; HK, Malaysia join forces to foster Islamic finance; Thailand mulls capital gains tax on stocks; Taiwan to scrap overseas investment cap; PBoC vows to tackle wealth products.
Cross-border trading in ETFs, Reits and sukuk will soon be possible on the Asean Trading Link as exchanges strive to improve foreign investors' access to a broader product range.
Asia Plus Securities reckons the Thai economy will continue to make steady progress irrespective of which power bloc comes out ahead in Sunday’s election.
Proposed capital-market rule changes should reduce trading costs, but they will also make life tougher for domestic brokers, says the Thailand CEO at DBS Vickers Securities.
The new fund will invest in Thai stocks that offer high dividend yields and low volatility for clients.
The stock exchange selects the fund managerÆs international consortium to launch ThailandÆs first exchange-traded fund.
US private equity firm establishes Asian base following rumoured Samsung Life bid.
Tay Soo-How is reportedly leaving the firm.
Lim Heong-Chye, manager of Singapore''s largest mutual fund, is leaving DBS Asset Management.
A new financial services headhunting firm sets up in Hong Kong, aiming to bridge the gap between advertised selection and executive search.
Peter Alexander, principal of independent consultants Z-Ben Advisors, believes change will bring long-term good to the industry.
Merrill Lynch''s Seiichi Fukuyama talks about his firm''s strategy for the asset management business in Asia.