Custody

Nov 15, 2022

EmployeesAsset servicer Northern Trust has appointed Alvin Chia as head of digital assets innovation Asia Pacific.

Nov 08, 2022

PhilippinesUnion Bank of the Philippines is set to launch a crypto custody offering for Philippines investors.

Oct 18, 2022

Raffles Family Office, digital assets, Hong Kong-based fund manager Raffles Family Office has unveiled a platform that will enable its clients to invest in digital assets.

Oct 26, 2021

Crypto exchangeKomainu, a digital custodian focused on the institutional market, has entered the Japanese investment market after teaming up with local crypto assets vendor called Crypto Garage.

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.

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