JP Morgan has named Jeff Urwin as chief executive of Asia-Pacific, succeeding Gaby Abdelnour, the current head of Asia-Pacific, who announced in March that he would be leaving the bank this summer after 14 years with the firm.
The Aberdeen Asia III Property Fund of Funds (Asia III), Aberdeen Asset Management Asia's third closed-end Asia Pacific-focused property fund of funds, has successfully closed for the first time, having raised $242m of equity.
BNY Mellon has named Jane Caire as head of strategy & development, product & marketing for investment management in the Asia-Pacific region.
Stock markets across Asia have fallen after news of the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il renewed fears of political instability in the region.
Charles Beazley, head of International & Institutional Business at Nikko Asset Management, says Asian investors remained shocked by the inability of Eurozone authorities to agree a solution to their problems.
Oanda Corporation, the New York-based foreign exchange dealer, has established Oanda Japan a subsidiary for institutional and retail clients in the Asia Pacific region.
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The industry-high returns and inflows to Japan hedge funds last month could reverse in March, as data shows February's gains came from sectors hardest hit by the country's present disasters.