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Singapore Exchange to list Indian derivatives despite legal action by India’s NSE

SGX said it would list new Indian equity derivative products in June, a move which follows a decision by India’s three main bourses to stop licensing their indexes to overseas exchanges.


Vinhomes share sale said to raise $1.35b in Vietnam’s biggest issue

Last month, GIC took a roughly 7% stake in Vinhomes for about $853 million as a pre-IPO investor.


Vinhomes seeks up to $1.4b in Vietnam’s biggest equity issue

The company is seeking a market value of $13-13.5 billion with the IPO.


Singapore court halts Noble Group’s shareholder meeting on Monday

The move is a blow to Singapore-listed Noble, which is in the midst of a crucial debt restructuring process and has said it plans to hold a special meeting of its shareholders’ after its annual general meeting.


Insurance Australia Group to sell SE Asia businesses in $500m deal

Australia’s biggest general insurer has ventures in Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia in SE Asia.


Malaysia’s Maybank said to be preparing insurance unit spinoff

Etiqa, its insurance unit which operates in Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines and Indonesia, is said to be worth at least $1 billion.


Singapore’s Temasek expresses interest in buying HNA’s Hong Kong airlines stake

Temasek would likely emerge as only a minority holder in the Hong Kong airlines.


Singapore: Noble alters $3.4b debt restructuring deal with founder’s support

Richard Elman, the founder, holds about 17.9 percent of Noble.


Techcombank launches Vietnam’s biggest IPO, targets to raise $922m

Techcombank’s IPO will be bigger than Warburg Pincus-backed Vincom Retail’s IPO last year, which raised about $700 million.


AirAsia pushes for bigger digital play as it seeks to monetise customer data

“The biggest asset is our data,” AirAsia chief Tony Fernandes said in an interview. “And we’re going to monetise that data over a series of joint ventures in three kinds of pools.” That includes turning its loyalty programme points into a more formal currency through an initial coin offering, building a bigger logistics business and growing its content offering.