Australians at risk of underinvestment in Asia

Australian Unity Investments is the funds management arm of Australian Unity – a national healthcare, financial services and retirement living organisation providing services to some 620,000 Australians, including 320,000 members nationwide.


ABN inks deal with Korea Trade Insurance Corporation

Both parties will also share non-confidential information and provide financial consulting on shipping and offshore finance, as well as to embark on human resources collaboration such as staff exchange.


Man launches bond hedge fund with Nomura

“In an environment where market participant risk-taking in interest rates has been considerably reduced since 2008, this creates attractive alpha opportunities."


ICBC Profit Rises 13%

ICBC Chairman Jiang Jianqing said the bank will reduce outstanding loans to property developers while encouraging personal mortgage loans.


ABN AMRO Tests Dim Sum Bond Market

The order book for the senior unsecured issue, which was deemed as a "toe in the water" bond issue, was placed entirely with Asian investors, with CNY800 million orders from 60 investors.


Principal Wins China Approval for $150 Million Investment

Principal is seeking investors for the fund, which will be domiciled in Dublin, Adam Lackey, a company spokesman, said yesterday by phone. Tony Chu, a Hong Kong-based portfolio manager, will help oversee the investments.


Li Ka Shing group eyes more S'pore CBD land

The venture, made up of Mr Li's Cheung Kong Holdings, Hongkong Land Holdings and Keppel Land, developed the Marina Bay Financial Centre for about S$4.5 billion, it said.


Investment losses bite at China Life

First-half net profit for the country's top insurer was 9.6 billion yuan (HK$11.7 billion) - a decline of 25.7 percent on the six months last year - and earnings per share came in at 34 fens.


Eurex in Singapore expansion drive

Thomas Book, head of clearing at Eurex, told a press briefing that the exchange was in talks with one unnamed Singapore bank about clearing house membership after the Monetary Authority of Singapore in June allowed local banks and brokers “remote cl


Public Bank wins Best Asian Bank 2012

For the third consecutive year, Malaysia's Public Bank wins FinanceAsia's award for Best Asian Bank, which we announced at our annual Country Awards dinner in Macau on Friday.