Henderson eyes opportunities in Australia

Henderson Global Investors will on Monday launch its first asset management business in Australia as it seeks to expand its operations beyond the troubled shores of Europe.


Man Group to buy hedge fund business

The combined multi-manager business will have total funds under management of approximately $19 billion, making it the largest independent non-US based fund of hedge funds.


Aussie bonds a good buy, says UBS

Japanese investors will likely be among those attracted by the weaker currency, which this week tumbled below parity against the greenback, said Anne Anderson, head of fixed income for Asia Pacific at UBS Global Asset Management.


Asia traders shatter tradition to get social

Social media is increasingly influencing the world of finance and investing. Some hedge funds use Twitter to capture investor sentiment on a given stock and some central banks use internet data to help them gauge economic conditions.


Asia's private museums blaze new trails in art world

Art HK advisory board member Philip Dodd, the former director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts London, said the growth of private museums was symbolic of the shift in economic power from West to East.


Macquarie, UOB place bids for ING Asia arm-sources

ING is selling its Asian asset management and insurance businesses in a roughly $7 billion deal to help repay the state bailout it received after the largest Dutch financial services company almost collapsed during the 2008 global crisis.