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.
Financial institutions in Singapore have 24 months to be fully compliant with the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s revised notices 610 and 1003 for collecting trade data—though details of some asset classes will be released later, as the industry…
Investors with exposure to India via index futures are reeling from a decision by the country’s exchanges to end data licensing agreements that allow overseas markets to create derivatives based on its indexes. Wei-Shen Wong investigates whether the move…
First Digital Capital, whose investments will be focused solely on the blockchain economy, is currently assembling its management team.
Users will have access to news and corporate data from Nikkei MM for KYC and AML compliance, and the ability to monitor their exposure to entities or individuals linked to the Yakuza.
Officials say the deal will allow xCelor to focus on its network applications business, while Metamako will take over the provision of underlying switching technology, expanding its own FPGA switch business. Wei-Shen Wong reports.
Institutions can cut costs by 30 to 60 percent.
Exchange deploys US firm’s technology to enhance oversight processes.
Sebastien Chaker will lead the Asia expansion of UBS’ wholesale funds platform.
Eight winners from this year's Women in Technology and Data Awards provide advice for career advancement in a male-dominated field.
Cristina Mures, senior consultant at CJC Ltd., wins the consultant of the year category at the inaugural Women in Technology and Data Awards. She says consultants often enter into complex, ambiguous and sometimes unreceptive situations. However, with…
The coveted award for the best company for diversity and inclusion at this year’s Women in Technology and Data Awards goes to Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), for its commitment to improving diversity within its own organization as well as being an…
Witad Awards 2018 Write-Ups: Legal/Compliance Professional of the Year—Jennifer Keser, Tradeweb Markets
Jennifer Keser, director of regulation and market structure at Tradeweb Markets, wins the legal/compliance professional of the year category, thanks to her work in preparing the firm, its stakeholders and its clients for the revised Markets in Financial…
Hella Hoffmann, data scientist at Thomson Reuters Labs, takes home this year’s rising star (vendor) award. Despite having only left university in October 2015, Hoffmann, who specializes in graph databases and data cleaning/anomaly detection, possesses…
Hong Kong, China, Singapore and Japan driving demand for automated KYC solutions.
The exchange sees it as a logical development opportunity to make business easier for its customers.
The data provider will continue developing new tools and will also be rolling out analytics tools for the offshore dollar Chinese credit market.
Partnership with BlackRock will allow Aladdin client community to access new sources of liquidity in Asian credit markets.
Nasdaq looks to broaden distribution in China via Sina, then replicate the partnership in other Asia-Pacific markets.
Waters looks at major projects being rolled out in 2018 at exchanges in Japan, Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore.