August 24, 2011

HSBC adds to Asian custody, clearing presence

HSBC Securities Services has boosted its Asia Pacific client management group with three new appointments, as well as a new head of product development for its global sub-custody and clearing business.

August 24, 2011

Ex-JPM head takes Asia transition management role at ConvergEx

US trading technology company and agency brokerage ConvergEx Group has appointed Jim Karelas as head of transition management for the Asia-Pacific region. Karelas is based in Sydney, Australia and reports to Kal Bassily, head of global transition management.

Job cuts set to hit Asian equities franchisesAugust 10, 2011

Job cuts set to hit Asian equities franchises

Banks are unlikely to spare their Asian equities trading and execution desks from the slash in global headcount, although the spike in volumes in recent days may prompt firms to hold off from wielding the axe a while longer.

August 04, 2011

Jefferies boosts Asian equity division

US-based investment bank Jefferies has added four new members to its equities team in Asia as the firm continues to ramp up its capabilities in the region.

August 04, 2011

ConvergEx continues RealTick expansion

US trading technology provider and agency broker ConvergEx Group has appointed two senior business development heads, Daniel Rooney and Ian Mawdsley, to its RealTick global execution platform business.

August 03, 2011

HK SFC picks Wheatley successor

Hong Kong's financial markets regulator the Securities and Futures Commission has appointed Ashley Alder to the post of chief executive officer for a three-year term, effective 1 October 2011.

July 20, 2011

New UK CEO at consultancy Capco

Capco, the financial services consultancy, has appointed Andrew Tarver as the company's UK chief executive officer. Tarver was previously a partner in Capco's UK capital markets team; Ismail Amla, the previous UK CEO, will now head the firm's North American practice.