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Chief economist update: Local and foreign love affair with Australian property

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 JUN 2021
The Foreign Investment Review Board's (FIRB) 2019-20 annual report shows that just like Australians, foreigners are also in love with our local property market. The FIRB approved a total of 7496 applications for the purchase of commercial and residential ...

Chief economist update: Thank you, my frenemy

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 24 JUN 2021
... $2.3 billion (16%) jump in shipments to China in May - dwarfing the increase in exports to Hong Kong ($622 million) and Singapore ($133 million) combined. Exports to Japan declined in May by 4% and 11%, respectively. China may have put limits on sundry ...

Boutique hires from Allan Gray

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 10 JUN 2021
... Alexander was set up in 2009 by Black, who had previously worked at Challenger as a portfolio manager, at DBS Bank in Singapore and TD Securities in Toronto. Its $350 million in total assets is primarily from the advised market.

LIBOR phased out by year end

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 4 JUN 2021
... scandal of 2012 resulted in a US Congress investigation and a parliamentary enquiry in the UK. Court documents filed in Singapore saw a Royal Bank of Scotland trader confirm that the LIBOR fixing process had essentially become a cartel. Messages were ...

Fund administrator eyes Australia

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 JUN 2021
A Singapore-based fund administrator will establish full-service operations in Australia as it sees an opportunity in the local market. Ascent Fund Services currently services about US$7 billion in assets. This includes 150 products across six Asia ...

GIC to open Sydney office

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 JUN 2021
Singapore's $708 billion sovereign wealth fund will open an office in Sydney, as it looks to increase its focus on Australian investment opportunities. The Sydney office will be GIC's 11 th internationally. The fund said it will look for opportunities ...

Northern Trust appoints head of APAC

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 JUN 2021
... William's successful legacy," Northern Trust president of corporate & institutional services Peter Cherecwich said. Based in Singapore, Mak spent over 11 years as head of Asia Pacific and led the expansion of Northern Trust throughout the region. ...

GAM hires from BlackRock

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 1 JUN 2021
... furthering its presence, but the Asia Pacific region as a whole. Just last week the manager announced it would open a Singapore office, to be headed by former Templeton Asset Management head of wholesale, South East Asia Terence Bong. "The establishment ...

Citi bolsters equities team

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 27 MAY 2021
... managing director and equities product specialist Ian Nissan is also relocating to Sydney. He was previously with Citi in Singapore. He will now focus on increasing Citi's product capabilities across cash, prime and FCX on its platform. Nissan will also ...

MLC appoints co-head of private equity

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 25 MAY 2021
... Marek Herchel. Kristian Zimmermann was most recently a senior director and head of investment review team at Temasek in Singapore. Prior to this, he held senior roles at Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Macquarie, Deutsche and Merrill Lynch. He commences ...