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.
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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.
MacNevin will oversee the firm’s APAC business and is based in Sydney, Australia.
Premium Service users will have access to analyst calls, financial modeling and bespoke research.
AxiomSL has convened an industry group to help devise a taxonomy that will simplify compliance reporting for the revised Monetary Authority of Singapore 601 update.
FundBlast will provide a standardized, real-time means of communication that aims to mitigate risk, streamline operations and slash email notification volumes.
New tool aims to enhance connectivity and trading infrastructure to achieve delivery of best execution services.
Open-source model will streamline entity verification processes and reduce data management costs.
Hosted clients can subscribe to the global service and access it through an open API.
Shen will focus on creating solutions for institutional investors in the Asia-Pacific region.
Worthington has more than two decades’ experience building and managing shared infrastructure.