Chanyaporn Chanjaroen

BNP Paribas plans to hire wealth managers to support Indonesia push

Indonesia is among the markets where BNP Paribas is exploring an onshore presence.

Morgan Stanley taps China’s rich looking to set up family offices in Singapore

Chinese millionaires are increasingly looking to set up offshore structures to protect their fortunes from the mainland’s newly toughened tax regime.

China offered to bail out Malaysia’s 1MDB fund in 2016: Report

In return, Malaysia offered stakes in railway and pipeline projects as part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative.

UBP said to hire about 15 bankers from BNP Paribas in Asia

Most of the former BNP bankers are based in Hong Kong, with the remainder in Singapore.

Hong Kong Exchange CEO says ‘listing pipeline is still very long’

There are more than 250 companies in the IPO pipeline for next year, including many in the technology sector, according to Li.

Why fintech startups love Singapore’s hawk-eyed central banker Ravi Menon

Under Menon, MAS became one of the earliest adopters of “regulatory sandboxes” for fintech companies, a concept pioneered by the U.K.’s financial regulator.

Singapore racing ahead in asset management growth, says MAS survey

Managers in Singapore handled S$3.3 trillion ($2.4 trillion) in 2017, with drivers coming from traditional assets as well as those from private equity, hedge funds and others, the Monetary Authority of Singapore said.

Singapore to help crypto firms set up bank accounts while staying vigilant

Some crypto firms have complained that there’s a regulatory vacuum that hampers their Singapore operations because they are unable to open local bank accounts.

DBS CEO says fintech firms need more scrutiny by regulators

The DBS CEO has long been a vocal advocate of the need for banks to meet the challenge posed by insurgent fintech companies

Wealth managers getting ‘crazy’ pay hikes in HK, Singapore

Competition to manage the money of Asia’s burgeoning army of millionaires has pushed pay hikes for wealth managers to the highest in more than a decade.