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Saxo Bank hires China chief

Saxo_BankTrading platform provider Saxo Bank has hired Vivienne Yu as its chief executive for Greater China. The former China chief for Commonwealth Bank of Australia is tasked with enlarging Saxo Bank’s customer base in the region. “It’s exciting to join a company that has a huge growth potential and is keen to grow in the Greater China area,” said Yu. Before joining Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Yu spent four years in charge of retail and business banking at the Bank of Hangzhou. Based in Copenhagen, Saxo Bank provides multi-asset trading and investment technology. It has offices in Singapore, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Tokyo. ©2018 funds globla asia

Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Operational challenges

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Caroline Higgins of Northern Trust tells George Mitton about A-share inclusion, ETF Connect and why Cayman funds predominate in the region.

INTERVIEW: Making a name

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Roundtables

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Optimism versus caution

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The impact of financial technology, developments in Asian passporting and the promise of new markets in Thailand were among the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: a long-term project

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