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Indian fund managers set for boom from ‘new generation’ of investors: Cerulli

By: Gary Robinson | 21 Sep 2017

Fund managers in India need to gear up to meet the needs of sophisticated and wealthy investors and a new generation of investors who will be more…

CBA insurance business sale makes AIA region’s biggest

By: Eugene Costello | 21 Sep 2017

Hong Kong based AIA is to acquire Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s life assurance businesses throughout Australia and New Zealand for A$3.8bn (US$3bn), making it the largest life…

Blockchain visionary warns of looming ‘war’ with governments

By: Eugene Costello | 21 Sep 2017

Antivirus software and bitcoin pioneer John McAfee has warned that battle lines have been drawn between governments and cryptocurrencies following China’s recent moves to shut down the…

Hong Kong and UK regulators join forces on fintech

By: Gary Robinson | 21 Sep 2017

The UK financial services regulator the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Hong Kong Insurance Authority (IA) have entered into a co-operation agreement in a bid to…

Goldman Sachs names Hitchner to succeed Schwartz in Asia Pacific

By: Ridhima Sharma | 20 Sep 2017

Goldman Sachs has named Ken Hitchner to succeed Mark Schwartz as chairman and chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs in Asia Pacific ex-Japan, various media organisations are…

Singapore’s regulator establishes int’l cyber security advisory panel

By: Helen Burggraf | 20 Sep 2017

The Monetary Authority of Singapore has announced the creation of a new Cyber Security Advisory Panel that it says will include “cyber security thought leaders from around…

Globaleye names Byron Murphy to MD role

By: Helen Burggraf | 18 Sep 2017

Globaleye has named Byron Murphy, a seasoned expat advisory executive who has largely focused on the high-net-worth expatriate market in Southeast Asia,  to succeed Scott Balsdon as…

Bitcoin plummets by 20% as China orders shutdown

By: Eugene Costello | 15 Sep 2017

Bitcoin, the best-known crypto currency took a tumble of 20% this week as China’s biggest virtual currency exchange announced yesterday that it would cease trading by the…

PEOPLE MOVES: Franklin Templeton, TOBAM

By: Eugene Costello | 14 Sep 2017

Franklin Templeton Investments has appointed Avinash Satwalekar as country head and chief executive of its Malaysia operation, the California-based asset management behemoth has announced. Satwalekar (pictured left) joins…

Jamie Dimon adds to cryptocurrencies’ recent woes

By: Helen Burggraf | 13 Sep 2017

Cryptocurrencies took another hit on Tuesday and Wednesday, after a Chinese over-the-counter cryptocurrency trading service announced that it would suspend over-the-counter bitcoin and bitcoin cash trading services…

AXA Insurance rocked as 5,400 Singaporean customers hit by cyber attack

By: Ridhima Sharma | 12 Sep 2017

The personal data of 5,400 of its past and present customers on AXA Insurance’s health portal in Singapore has been stolen due to a cyber attack. The…

China key destination for global expansion: AXA report

By: Ridhima Sharma | 12 Sep 2017

China, Asia’s most populous country as well as having the largest economy in the region, is set to become the global destination for international expansion over the…

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