Browsing: Asia Pacific


Do or Die for Barclays Asian Pacific Cash Equities Business

In a a recent Bloomberg article,  the head of Barlay’s equity unit in Asia Pacific says that the cash equities business in the region is close to breakeven. The inference, ...
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Nomura Q1 Equities Revenues up +30%

Nomura reported that its equity revenues for the quarter ending March 31st grew 30% to ¥76.8 billion (US$645 million) from ¥59 billion (US$496 million) a year ago. Nomura’s equity business ...

New Research Platform Targets Buyside Need to Value Research

Seed Alpha, a recently launched new research distribution platform, combines elements of research management and research distribution in a novel way.  Although the research distribution game is getting increasingly crowded, ...

JPMorgan Adds Head of China Research

JPMorgan Chase & Co. created a new role, head of China equity research, reflecting growing institutional coverage of A-share stocks. Karen Li was promoted to the new position while retaining ...
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Gavekal’s Success With Its Asset Management Affiliate

Gavekal Capital, Ltd., the money management affiliate of Hong Kong based Gavekal Research, has built its assets under management to US$1.6 billion through various joint ventures.  However, for most research ...

Asian Hedge Funds Grew 29% In 2014

Asia-based hedge funds grew 29% in 2014 according to the 2015 Preqin Global Hedge Fund Report, as cited in an article in Hedgeweek. As of 31 December 2014, Asia-Pacific-based hedge ...

Muddy Waters Joins the Noble Group Skeptics

Short ideas researcher Carson Block announced that he is short Noble Group Limited, lending support to Iceberg Research which was the to attack the firm. Muddy Waters issued a report ...

New IRP Ezine Launches Novel Distribution Channel

A Hong Kong based publisher is launching a new magazine featuring current research from independent research providers, IRP Journal.  The advertising-funded ezine will be digitally distributed to institutional investors for ...

CLSA Hires US FinTech Analyst

CLSA Americas, the North American affiliate of Hong Kong based research firm CLSA, hired Thomas McCrohan as a Managing Director and senior research analyst, covering the financial technology and payments ...

Asia Pacific Hedge Funds Outperform

Preqin’s Hedge Fund Analyst reported that hedge funds focusing on Asia-Pacific outperformed the Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark in 2014, as well as over a two-, three- and five-year basis. ...
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