The acquisition marks the first overseas buy-side takeover for Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group.
Deutsche Bank expects activity on China’s Bond Connect to increase, forecasting a further $120 billion flow into onshore bonds in the next few years.
Real-time data from Refinitiv Elektron platform will be accessible to clients in Asia-Pacific region through the Amazon Web Services cloud service.
Curt Engler will oversee the regional cash equities execution business in Asia Pacific after nine years with JP Morgan Asset Management.
Infini Capital will use the TORA OEMS for pairs trading across multiple counterparties and regions.
Former long-standing chief executive of CLSA Jonathan Sloane has been named chairman of Asia at Jefferies.
SGX and Nasdaq have had a long-standing technology partnership dating back to 2003.
Tradeweb set several new average daily trading records in June this year, with Chinese bond trading reaching $1.1 billion.
Growing trend towards independent research leads SGX to make strategic investment in research platform provider Smartkarma.
Closing auction session at HKEX will now incorporate more than 2,600 securities.