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Manulife Investment Management bolsters its multi-asset solutions Team in Asia with key hire

HONG KONG – Manulife Investment Management today announced that Marc Franklin has joined as Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager, Asset Allocation.  Based in Hong Kong, Marc reports to Luke Browne, Senior Managing Director and Head…

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PineBridge investments hires Nicolas Kopitsis as Head of Wealth Management for Asia

Hong Kong/Singapore, 12 January 2022, PineBridge Investments (‘PineBridge’), a private, global asset manager focused on active, high-conviction investing, has hired Nicolas Kopitsis as Head of Wealth Management for Asia.  Based in Singapore, Mr. Kopitsis will…

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UOB Group to acquire Citigroup’s consumer business in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam

Singapore, 14 January 2022 – United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB)’s subsidiaries have entered into agreements to acquire Citigroup’s consumer banking businesses comprising its unsecured and secured lending portfolios, wealth management and retail deposit businesses (the…

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Private Client Services by Mercer appoints new head of Switzerland Marco Tullio Valiante

Back Published on 17 January 2022 481 Views Print Private Client Services by Mercer appoints new head of Switzerland Marco Tullio Valiante 5 min read Private Client Services by Mercer (PCS), a market leader in…

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Reimagining Digital Payments in 2022- The Asian Banker

Reimagining Digital Payments in 2022- The Asian Banker

While the payments landscape has digitally transformed in leaps and bounds, the coming few years will be even more defining for the sector as financial institutions work to adapt better to the pandemic. One of…

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Ravi Menon appointed Chair of the Network for Greening the Financial System

Back Published on 18 January 2022 361 Views Print Ravi Menon appointed Chair of the Network for Greening the Financial System 5 min read The Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS) announced the appointment…

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MAS issues guidelines to discourage cryptocurrency trading by general public

Back Published on 18 January 2022 277 Views Print MAS issues guidelines to discourage cryptocurrency trading by general public 5 min read The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued guidelines giving effect to MAS’ expectations…

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Wallyt partners with AUB to enable Mastercard acceptance via QR Code in the Philippines

Serving millions of merchants and customers around the country, AUB is a recognized innovation leader in the Philippine banking sector. Since its AUB PayMate merchant QR acceptance platform launch in 2017 via WeChat Pay, AUB has…

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UOB Group to acquire Citigroup’s consumer business in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam

Singapore, 14 January 2022 – United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB)’s subsidiaries have entered into agreements to acquire Citigroup’s consumer banking businesses comprising its unsecured and secured lending portfolios, wealth management and retail deposit businesses (the…

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DeFi risks and hacks are on the rise- The Asian Banker

DeFi risks and hacks are on the rise- The Asian Banker

2021 marked two trends in the crypto sector: the massive explosion of crypto-assets and the multitude of hacker attacks that led to significant risks. The total cryptocurrency market capitalisation fluctuated in the $1 to $3…

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