Browsing: Asia Pacific

Jefferies’ Equity Expansion Strategy

12/11/2013
After a near-death experience and a sale to a company that owns meat packing plants, Jefferies was written off as a contender for bulge bracket status.  This assessment may be ...

AsiaIRP’s Indie Showcase

09/24/2013
AsiaIRP, the trade association for Asia-based independent research providers, is organizing an investor-oriented conference comprised exclusively of independent research providers.  The conference highlights the vibrancy of Asian independent research, reflected ...

Expert Networks Expand in Asia Amid Lighter Scrutiny

09/09/2013
Hammered by the large scale US insider trading investigation and investor concerns, expert networks have found conditions outside the US to be much more favorable for their services, enabling these ...

Nomura Tries to Smooth the Waters

05/14/2013
Nomura appointed the former head of UBS’s global equity research to run its European equity research after a major shake-up that led to nearly 20 employees being cut from its ...

Overcapacity Leads to Cuts at Nomura’s Equity Research Group

03/25/2013
New York, NY – A few weeks ago, Japanese investment bank, Nomura cut a large number of staff in the firm’s London equity research operation.  Management cited overcapacity and a ...

Xinhua Finance Insider Pleas

01/24/2013
The former chief executive of Xinhua Finance, a former media company which controlled a number of independent research properties, signed a plea deal with prosecutors to settle charges of ...

Sri Lanka Contemplates Independent Research

06/29/2012
Sri Lanka’s Securities and Exchange Commission issued a concept release outlining plans to fund independent research and to grade initial public offerings through a rating agency. The SEC said ...

China Cracks Down on Insider Trading

06/19/2012
China is joining the list of countries cracking down on insider trading.  The Supreme People’s Court (SPC), the highest court in the People’s Republic of China, and Supreme People’s Procuratorate ...

JP Morgan Cited in Japanese Insider Trading Probe

05/30/2012
If JP Morgan Chase didn’t have enough problems, it is reportedly involved in an insider trading probe in Japan.  Yesterday the U.S. broker dealer was identified as the source of ...

Another Chinese Company Delists in U.S.

05/21/2012
New York, NY – ChinaCast Education Corporation (NASDAQ: CAST), a post-secondary education and e-learning services provider in China, recently received its second notice from NASDAQ of the exchange’s intent to ...
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