Custody

Aug 03, 2021

Citi buildingCiti is set to launch an onshore fund custody service in China after being granted final approval from the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC).

Jun 15, 2021

Standard Chartered SingaporeStandard Chartered has become the first foreign bank to execute custody deals in both the domestic and wholly foreign-owned enterprise (WFOE) private custody fund markets.

Jan 12, 2021

Digital solutionsThe Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has granted regulatory approval to Propine, a start-up providing crypto custody and securities services.

Jan 05, 2021

Chinese stock quotesStandard Chartered and HSBC have become the first two global custodians to facilitate short-selling transactions in mainland China for overseas clients.

Dec 22, 2020

Chinese lanternsDeutsche Bank is the latest global player to gain entry into China’s onshore funds market after it was awarded a domestic fund custody license by the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC).

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.

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