Browsing: Asia Pacific


Jefferies Continues Poaching CLSA’s Asia Staff

Following a hiring spree earlier this year where US investment bank Jefferies Financial Group hired numerous staff from CLSA’s Hong Kong, Japan and Australia offices, Jefferies has recently added close ...

ExtractAlpha Launches “Insight” Alt Data Solution for Fundamental Investors

ExtractAlpha, a Hong Kong-based quantitative research firm providing alternative data and predictive models for institutional investors, recently announced it is launching a new product called “Insight” – an analytics solution ...

Macquarie Formalizes Cash Equities Retreat While Partnering with Kepler Cheuvreux

After reducing its London-based cash equities staff in 2018 and exiting Canada earlier this year, Macquarie Capital announced it would shut down all its cash equities activities outside the Asian ...

BNP Paribas Outsourcing Most Asian Stock Research to Morningstar

While negotiating to assume Deutsche Bank’s prime brokerage and electronic trading businesses, BNP Paribas is downsizing its Asian research.  Morningstar will provide exclusive research to BNP for 150 Asian stocks ...

Maybank Shutters Hong Kong & China Equity Research Operations

Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank), recently announced that it is closing its institutional equity research coverage of the Hong Kong and China markets, to focus instead on Southeast Asian research. Maybank’s ...

Singapore Grants $55 Million To Foster Equity Research

Singapore allocated S$75 million (US$55.4 million) to incentivize new equity research initiatives and groom analysts covering small- and mid-cap companies.  The new measures counteract MiFID II’s effect of reducing research ...
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New Chinese Geospatial Firm TerraQuanta Joins Fray

Despite an increasingly crowded field of firms offering geospatial analysis, Chengdu-based TerraQuanta has begun offering agricultural analysis, primarily focused on the Chinese market. The company launched TerraFuture which covers more ...

Former Credit Suisse Exec Buys Indie Research Distributor

One month after purchasing a macro boutique, Credit Suisse’s former head of its Asian equity and fixed income markets business has acquired IND-X Advisors Ltd, a Hong Kong-based company that ...

Research Aggregator Smartkarma Partners With Asian Corporate Access Provider

Four months after launching its own corporate access pilot, Smartkarma announced it is collaborating with independent corporate access provider CorpXSasia.  Smartkarma insists the two ventures are complimentary not competitive. CorpXSasia routinely ...
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Credit Suisse Exec Buys Macro Indie Firm Asianomics

Credit Suisse’s former co-head of its Asian equity and fixed income markets business has acquired macro boutique Asianomics Group as a first step in establishing a new Asian independent research ...
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