NEWS

Feb 09, 2016

IncomeAn income fund part-managed by Lion Global Investors and exclusively offered to Bank of Singapore clients has raised $126 million in its first three weeks.

Feb 09, 2016

Buddha-Tooth-Relic-TemplePrincipal Global Investors has hired Celestine Khoo, formerly of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), as its new head of Southeast Asia.

Feb 02, 2016

Vietnamese dongA new mechanism to set the exchange rate of the Vietnamese dong daily rather than up to three times a year should smooth out depreciation and should lower equity volatility.

Feb 02, 2016

Japanese yen symbolJapan's currency depreciated and its stock market rose after the country's central bank surprised markets by resorting to negative interest rates in a "pre-emptive strike" against deflation.

Jan 26, 2016

Chinese indices1Chinese equities are cheap and, should they fall in value more than they have already fallen this year, investors should build up their positions, says the Asian chief investment officer for a major asset manager.

Jan 26, 2016

Handshake 3Tokyo-based Nissay Asset Management has hired Shinsuke Takarada to help manage two funds focused on corporate engagement.

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