25 August 2014

Asia’s Best-Performing Macro Hedge Fund Hits $1 Billion Mark

Asia’s Best-Performing Macro Hedge Fund Hits $1 Billion Mark

Quantedge, which started with $3 million in October 2006, has increased its assets under management to $1.05 billion at the end of June, the fund’s Singapore-based management company Quantedge Capital Pte said yesterday in an e-mailed response to queries by Bloomberg News.

Asian hedge fund capital hits record as performance gains outstrip slower inflows

Asian hedge fund capital hits record as performance gains outstrip slower inflows

Total capital invested in Asian hedge funds rose to a record in the second quarter as gains based on the funds’ performance more than made up for a sharp slowdown in the entry of fresh capital, according to industry analysis firm Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

04 August 2014

Total assets managed by Singapore-based fund managers grew by 11.8 per cent to USD945 billion last year, (2013)

Total assets managed by Singapore-based fund managers grew by 11.8 per cent to USD945 billion last year, (2013)

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the joint central banking and financial regulatory authority, has reported that the total assets managed by Singapore-based fund managers grew by 11.8 per cent to USD945 billion last year, (2013).

03 August 2014

Updated Prop Trading

Updated Prop Trading. Added Neo & Partners Global, Grasshopper.

MAS, SGX to go ahead with proposed stock market reforms, sets minimum trading price


MAS, SGX to go ahead with proposed stock market reforms, sets minimum trading price

Companies listed on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) will have to ensure their shares are worth at least 20 cents each, as authorities go ahead with proposed reforms aimed at curbing excessive speculation in the stock market.

Retail investors to get access to wider range of stocks


Retail investors to get access to wider range of stocks

Starting in January next year, Singapore Exchange (SGX) will reduce the board lot size for listed stocks from the current 1,000 shares to 100.

Singapore opens Asia’s first ‘trading atrium’



Singapore opens Asia’s first ‘trading atrium’

A new Singapore-based company set up by a former trading technology executive has launched what it calls the first “trading atrium” in Asia offering multi-asset trading to proprietary firms and hedge funds.