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  1. Singapore better bet for hedge funds

    Posted Mar 18th 2005, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... Louis Beckerling in Singapore Singapore is winning a tug of war with Hong Kong as the preferred location for hedge fund managers to set up their Asian operations, delegates to a banking conference heard yesterday. 'Singapore is winning on two counts,' said Michael Coleman, formerly a commodities trader for Cargill, and now a director of several risk-arbitrage ...

  2. Rate shock unlikely to trigger soaring defaults in Asia

    Posted Mar 16th 2005, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... Louis Beckerling in Singapore The risk that an interest-rate shock might trigger a big jump in corporate and consumer loan defaults in Asia was rated as 'low' by analysts at a banking conference in Singapore yesterday. 'We would expect that the United States will gradually tighten its fiscal and monetary settings and that over time the current-account deficit ...

  3. Banks blamed for tighter regulations

    Posted Mar 18th 2005, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... Louis Beckerling in Singapore Bankers who complain about excessive regulation have no one but themselves to blame for their rising regulatory burden, according to academic and industry ... in Illinois, and author of The Basel Handbook. Mr Ong, who was speaking at the Asian Banking Summit 2005 in Singapore yesterday, said he too was concerned by the increasingly complex rules-based ...

  4. Central banks work to build bonds

    Posted May 13th 2005, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... yesterday. Half of the US$2 billion in seed capital raised among the participating banks will be allocated to the Pan-Asian Fund, which will be domiciled in Singapore and subject to regulatory approvals listed in Hong Kong. Hon Cheung, managing director at SSgA Singapore, said yesterday the PAIF would be the 'first low-cost passively managed bond fund available in Asia'. ...

  5. Carry trade is risky but interesting

    Posted Sep 28th 2008, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... 'In times of a well-functioning market, such high-yield crosses do very well for investors,' said Singapore-based Mr Chiang, who is also head of investment counselling for Citi's ...

  6. Basel II threatens smaller lenders

    Posted Mar 17th 2005, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... Louis Beckerling in Singapore Basel II, the revised global accord for regulating banks, is not yet 'cast in stone' and faces mounting opposition in the United States, where small and medium-sized banks fear they will be regulated out of existence by its provisions, bankers were warned this week. The warning came at the Asian Banker Summit from Bill Seidman, the first chairman ...

  7. Inflation fears rattle Asian markets

    Posted Mar 24th 2005, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... such as BHP Billiton and News Corp in Australia, news agencies reported. In Asia, the losses were led by markets in Sydney, Singapore and Seoul. A government report showing a slight recovery in urban ...

  8. Long Hair is spot on: HK's first reit is a gift to tycoons

    Posted Dec 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... for global reits over their respective local 10-year government bonds ranging from 70 basis points for US retail reits, to 270 basis points for CapitalMall Trust (the first reit launched by Singapore ...

  9. Cash is king for Asia's wealthy

    Posted Nov 29th 2004, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... to the survey. By comparison the mature economies of 'Asia 4'- Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and South Korea- grew at an annual average of 8.1 per cent- and US household assets grew by just 3.4 ...



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