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Do or Die for Barclays Asian Pacific Cash Equities Business

05/07/2015
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%

04/30/2015
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

04/29/2015
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, ...
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JPMorgan Adds Head of China Research

04/24/2015
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

04/24/2015
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 ...
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Asian Hedge Funds Grew 29% In 2014

04/16/2015
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 ...
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Muddy Waters Joins the Noble Group Skeptics

04/09/2015
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 ...
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New IRP Ezine Launches Novel Distribution Channel

04/08/2015
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 ...
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CLSA Hires US FinTech Analyst

04/07/2015
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 ...
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Asia Pacific Hedge Funds Outperform

04/06/2015
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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