Video: Asian financial markets are attracting an unprecedented level of interest from Western firms, particularly now that those markets have become more accessible than ever before.
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The combined factors of deregulation and technological innovation are opening up Asian markets in new and exciting ways, drawing significant interest from the international community.
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The Asian financial markets today are attracting an unprecedented level of interest from Western firms, particularly now that those markets have become more accessible than ever before.
In the coming years Japan will face strong competition from other Asia-Pacific capital markets in attracting global traders, but currently it already offers a compelling package: its capital markets are among the biggest in the world, up-to-date infrastructure is in place and two main stakeholders, government and JPX have set their minds to continuously make the country more welcoming to traders from abroad.
As Australia continues to be an important player in the global economy, especially regarding its relationship with China, the market should continue to grow over the next few years both in terms of the economy itself and the financial markets.
Foreign investors have been investing in China since the early 2000s to take advantage of China’s economic growth and increasingly available assets and derivatives. This report outlines the key aspects of the market that foreign investors investing in China should understand, including the overall market trends, important asset classes, regulators, regulations, technology and connectivity in China.
Not only is Singapore the geographical center of the incredibly diverse and large Asia Pacific region, it also is one of the key financial centers. The city-state of Singapore offers a diverse array of financial asset classes and trading instruments with a high degree of liquidity and market efficiency.
Hong Kong is one of the largest financial centers in the world. Benefiting from relatively loose regulations, yet strong geographic ties with mainland China, Hong Kong’s capital markets offer diverse financial asset classes and instruments for trading purposes with a high degree of liquidity and market efficiency, as well as transparent regulations. In addition, markets are supported by the HK government, which works to keep market intervention and taxation to a minimum to maintain market competitiveness.
The primary purpose of this report is to equip CSPs with an understanding of the current regulatory landscape in APAC and their FSI customers’ key regulatory challenges to adopting Cloud Services and to help CSPs to develop and provide solutions to these challenges.
As the global banks grapple with tides of regulation, fines, and a myriad of other post-crisis issues, local Asian institutions are tooling up and stepping in to fill the gaps. Fidessa’s Steve Grob looks at the emergence of the Asian superbroker and investigates how the locals are catching up with the big guys.
There has been a growing acceptance among the trading community that simply pursuing the same old strategies in the same old markets no longer works as a business model. The competitive pressure of too many participants trying to capture the same alpha opportunity has simply squeezed the P&L of that opportunity out of existence. As a result, more and more traders are finding that the markets in which they have operated for (perhaps many) years are now simply too competitive, so they are realising that an alternative business strategy is clearly needed.
RTS has just launched a new verision of RTD Tango QUANT, catch up with CRO Steffen Gemuenden. He describes a market enviroment where many trading firms are beefing up their analytical capabilities rather than focusing purely on speed
Asian financial markets are attracting an unprecedented level of interest from Western firms, particularly now that those markets have become more accessible than ever before.
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