Wei-Shen joined WatersTechnology in June 2016, becoming the publication’s first full-time Asia-based reporter. Based out of Hong Kong, she writes for both Waters and Inside Data Management magazines, as well as the four subsites of WatersTechnology.com—Sell-Side Technology, Buy-Side Technology, Inside Reference Data and Inside Market Data. Prior to joining WatersTechnology, she was a journalist at Star Media Group in Malaysia. She has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Auckland.
Regionally-governed utilities could help make up for slower-than-expected takeup of global KYC services.
The fines are part of ongoing efforts to unravel a litany of failures by firms associated with the 1Malaysia Development Bhd fund.
The Trading-Atrium, a multi-asset, ultra-low latency trading platform open to all exchanges will leverage Horizon’s high-frequency trading solution.
R3 and eight financial institutions will conduct a pilot program for interbank payments and cross-border foreign currency transactions.
Under Rowcliffe's leadership, Icap sees opportunities to expand its offerings to clients in the region.
It was business as usual for trading firms in New Zealand, despite being hit by a 7.8-magnitude earthquake early in the morning of Nov. 14
Hong Kong's HKMA says it is premature to make a conclusion on distributed-ledger technology.
There are about 470,000 LEI registrations so far, with only about 15,000 in Asia
Vendors must become more informed about regulation to be able to create solutions to assist clients in meeting regulatory demands.
One of the initiatives is to offer its market data for free or at heavily discounted prices under the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect program.
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The Australian exchange recently completed the prototype for the distributed-ledger technology (DLT) platform
Compliance talent is thin in the region, hence why firms are looking to vendors for help.
Messaging standards body seeks to leverage bread-and-butter activity for distributed ledger and smart contract uses
The pricing change for ASIC and MAS transactions is effective Oct. 1.
Gordian Capital says the know-your-customer (KYC) solution will help accelerate client fund launches.
Australian vendor opens first regional office, based in Tokyo, focusing on Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore markets.