Custody

Sep 22, 2020

SingaporeThe first exchange-traded fund (ETF) to be authorised in Singapore under the new variable capital company (VCC) structure has appointed HSBC as its custodian and fund administrator.

Dec 12, 2019

SG_HK_SHFunds Global Asia reports from Clearstream’s Annual Asia Summit, held in Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai.

Oct 29, 2019

Internet ETFJapan’s Nikko Asset Management has awarded a custody mandate for a Hong Kong-domiciled internet exchange-traded fund (ETF) to BNP Paribas Securities Services (BNPP SS).

Oct 17, 2019

Global_securities_servicesBy Jeslyn Tan, global head of product management, securities services, at Deutsche Bank

Aug 27, 2019

UK bank Barclays has promoted Matt Pecot, current head of equities Asia Pacific, to the role of head of markets Asia Pacific.

Aug 27, 2019

Global custodian HSBC has heralded its first T+3 settlement in China’s Interbond Market (CIBM) as a potential boon for overseas institutional investors looking to access China’s fixed income market.

Jun 25, 2019

Brown Brothers Harriman & CoUS investment bank Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. (BBH) is to act as custodian and administrator for what has been called the “first actively managed” exchange-traded fund (ETF) domiciled in Hong Kong.

Apr 23, 2019

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved membership applications for Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Tunisia and Uruguay, bringing the total membership to 97.

Apr 23, 2019

State Street Corporation has hired Francisco Aristeguieta as the chief executive officer for its international business.

Apr 23, 2019

Northern Trust has hired Conlon Chen as the head of operations for its global fund services business in Asia.

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