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Monira Matin

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Monira joined International Adviser in March 2016 from Informa Global Markets where she worked as a eurobond reporter for over two years, covering fixed income markets. She has previously held a number of editorial positions covering politics, insurance and technology. Monira has a degree in Journalism and Economics from City University.

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ETF Securities targets Australia following Hong Kong exit

ETF Securities targets Australia following Hong...

UK-based ETF Securities has said it will focus on expanding its presence in Australia following the asset manager’s exit from Hong Kong earlier this year.

Published : 13, Feb 2017
 SJP plans Asia launch of discretionary services

SJP plans Asia launch of discretionary services...

St James’s Place is set to roll out services from discretionary fund manager Rowan Dartington across its Asian operations during the first half of this year, according to Mike Gravestock, international partnership director.

Published : 1, Feb 2017
CIMB-Principal launches first sukuk Ucits fund

CIMB-Principal launches first sukuk Ucits fund...

The Irish unit of Malaysia-headquartered CIMB-Principal Islamic Asset Management has launched its first global sukuk Ucits fund.

Published : 11, Jan 2017
MAS bans star dealmaker, fines SCB, Coutts over 1MDB

MAS bans star dealmaker, fines SCB, Coutts over...

The Monetary Authority of Singapore has slapped a ban on an ex-Goldman Sachs banker while Standard Chartered and Coutts have been hit with record fines for their roles in Malaysia’s 1MDB scandal.

Published : 5, Dec 2016
ETF investors cashing in on oil recovery

ETF investors cashing in on oil recovery

With November’s planned production cut by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), global investors have sold down leveraged oil and moved to short the commodity.

Published : 25, Oct 2016
The world will ban commission within five years, says JPMAM

The world will ban commission within five years,...

Regulation is moving at such a fast pace that within five years all financial services markets around the world will ban commission and implement an RDR-like regime, Jasper Berens, head of UK funds at JPM Asset Management has predicted.

Published : 19, Sep 2016
Campaign group calls for Fatca exemption for US expats

Campaign group calls for Fatca exemption for US...

American Citizens Abroad (ACA), a campaign group for US citizens living overseas, has called on the US Treasury Department to amend Fatca regulations which would allow US expats to hold bank accounts exempt from the stringent reporting standards.

Published : 26, Aug 2016
Record number of Chinese candidates taking CFA course

Record number of Chinese candidates taking CFA...

The number of would-be investment managers in China entering the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) programme reached a record high in 2016, overtaking new registrations from the US for the first time, latest figures from the CFA institute show.

Published : 11, Aug 2016
More than $12trn from EM in offshore accounts

More than $12trn from EM in offshore accounts

More than $12trn has been taken out of emerging economies such as China and Russia and stashed in offshore accounts, new data from advocacy group the Tax Justice Network (TJN) has revealed.

Published : 11, May 2016
Sun life Financial to own Indonesian life insurer outright

Sun life Financial to own Indonesian life insurer...

Sun Life Financial (SLF) has announced that it will take 100% ownership of the Indonesia-based life insurer PT CIMB Sun Life (CSL), after signing an agreement to purchase an additional 51% stake on top of the 49% it already owns.

Published : 24, Mar 2016

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