Aviva Puts Malaysia Business on Block

Aviva PLC has hired Morgan Stanley to sell its stake in a life insurance joint venture with Malaysia's CIMB Group, people familiar with the situation said, as part of the British insurer's global retrenchment.


Ex-Deutsche Securities Banker Plans Commodities Hedge Fund

Ishiyama joins a breed of new hedge funds seeking to provide alternative investments for Japanese clients following AIJ Investment Advisors Co.’s suspension by regulators for allegedly losing more than $1 billion with hedge-fund strategies.


Singapore seeks to strengthen rules for fund management industry

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is seeking to strengthen its fund management industry through the implementation more internal control of the current and future players, reported Laven Partners, a global consulting firm focused on the alternativ


Passage to India's riches runs far from smooth

Schroders’ decision to buy a stake in an Indian fund management company at the end of last month underlines the asset management industry’s interest in a potentially large but challenging market.


HSBC launches Asia Focussed Income fund

HSBC Managed Solutions provide diversified investment opportunities and flexible asset allocation to meet specific needs of HSBC customers based on their expected return and risk tolerance.


Ex-JPMorgan trader Lee readies Asia hedge fund

William Lee, who returned to Hong Kong from Singapore in 2000, is among dozens of traders globally in the last three years to move from a proprietary trading desk to his own fund.


US based hedge fund Och-Ziff halts India funding

Och-Ziff, the $30-billion New York-based hedge fund, has frozen secondary market stock investments in India due to soaring compliance costs and muddled tax policies, four people familiar with the development said.