Cost is crucial for European asset managers, whereas Asia-Pacific fund managers must focus on technological investment, according to HSBC's global head of fund services Ian Stephenson, a panelist at yesterday's Linedata Exchange in London.
Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider FFastFill has expanded its presence within the Asia-Pacific region with the opening of a new office in Hong Kong.
The Asia Submarine-cable Express connects Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines at 40Gbps.
The former ambassador to Malaysia was most recently head of government relations and corporate responsibility at JPMorgan's Japan office.
New electronic crossing platform expands buy-side liquidity in Asia.
Institutional clients at both firms will have access to one another's dark liquidity pools in Asia-Pacific.
BNY Mellon to expand presence in the region with new office.
Consultancy appoints MD for newly-opened office in Hong Kong
Jay Moghe will head the office.
Shin Kusunoki of NRI gives his take on how buy-side firms in the Asia-Pacific region are gearing up for 2012.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Tora Holdings talk with BST about the new co-branded trading platform Thunder.