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RiskMap 2013: Challenges Ahead for Asian Markets

-- Asia's largest economies - China, Japan, India, South Korea and Indonesia - are all undergoing or approaching important leadership transitions. The resulting politics are not conducive to effective leadership, limiting prospects for positive reforms and, in some ...

2012-12-10 15:03 2000

SunGard Study Reveals Shifting Attitudes Toward Cash Investments

SHANGHAI, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SunGard has completed a cash management study that highlights corporate treasury professionals' changing attitudes toward cash investments driven by economic, regulatory and risk concerns. The study examines their outlooks on strategic cash holdings, asset all...

2012-12-10 07:00 1217

Euler Hermes Appoints Chris Doubé Country CEO of Australia and New Zealand

SYDNEY, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chris Doub has been appointed chief executive officer for Euler Hermes in Australia and New Zealand with effect from today. Chris Doub succeeds Babette Bottin, who will be leaving the company to pursue other opportunities. In his new position, Chris Doub will dr...

2012-12-06 13:09 1015

Aegon Enters Ukraine with Acquisition of Fidem Life

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Aegon announces its acquisition of Fidem Life, the fifth largest life insurance company in Ukraine, further strengthening Aegon's position in the developing Central and Eastern European market. Aegon has been active in the region since 1992 and cur...

2012-12-05 21:58 1228

Ageas Wins Top Honours in Benchmark 2012 Wealth Management Awards

HONG KONG, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The dedication to excellent service and innovative technology of Ageas Insurance Company (Asia) Limited (Ageas) has received further recognition in the form of three Benchmark 2012 Wealth Management Awards. These coveted financial-sector honours are organised...

2012-11-29 16:36 1554

Acorn International Announces Insurance Business Cooperation Agreement with MetLife

SHANGHAI, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn International, Inc. (NYSE: ATV) ("Acorn"), a media and branding company in China engaged in developing, promoting and selling products through extensive direct and distribution networks, today announced that Acorn has entered into an Insurance Business C...

2012-11-26 21:00 989

LIM Advisors Limited and Metage Capital Limited Today Published an Open Letter to All Shareholders of Macquarie International Infrastructure Fund Limited ("MIIF")

SINGAPORE, Nov. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ahead of the upcoming Special General Meeting of MIIF due to take place on 5th December 2012, LIM Advisors Limited and Metage Capital Limited today published the following letter to all MIIF Shareholders: Dear Shareholders, Macquarie International Infra...

2012-11-22 18:18 1863

OANDA Named 'Best Forex Broker' at Forex Magnates Summit, 2012

SINGAPORE, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OANDA, a provider of innovative foreign exchange trading( http://www.oanda.sg ) services, has been honoured at the Forex Magnates Summit with the Forex Magnates Award for 'Best Forex Broker'( http://www.oanda.com/corp/news/awards ). The award recognizes OAN...

2012-11-21 09:00 1690

Risky Business - Uninsured Small Businesses Face Failure

SYDNEY, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A report commissioned by Allianz from the Cameron Research Group, The Australian Small Business Market for Financial Services: 2012, reveals that 65 per cent of small businesses do not have business interruption or loss of profits insurance, despite 77 per cent ...

2012-11-15 06:34 690

Re: Macquarie International Infrastructure Fund Limited ("MIIF") - Requisition for a Special General Meeting

SINGAPORE, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LIM Advisors Limited and Metage Capital Limited would like to confirm the following. On 5 November, 2012, Raffles Nominees (Pte.) Limited lodged a valid requisition for a Special General Meeting of MIIF. This requisition was delivered on behalf of funds manag...

2012-11-14 21:16 1891

Opportunities in U.S. Automotive Point-of-sale Finance Market Ripen with Economic Transformation, Finds Frost & Sullivan

Offering loans with value-added services, such as free insurance or discounted repairs, will increase customer base MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Changing consumer patterns are galvanizing the automotive point-of-sale (POS) finance market in the United States. Easier access ...

2012-11-09 13:10 792

OANDA Asia Pacific Announces Winners of Annual Student Forex Trading Contest

-- Leading broker's fxUni trader education programme enables thousands of students across APAC to experience trading in real-market conditions SINGAPORE, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OANDA Asia Pacific, provider of innovative online foreign exchange trading and a trusted source of currency data, ...

2012-11-08 09:00 1389

OANDA Announces Winners of Annual Student Forex Trading Contest

-- Leading broker's fxUni trader education programme enables thousands of students across APAC to experience trading in real-market conditions SINGAPORE, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OANDA Asia Pacific, provider of innovative online foreign exchange trading and a trusted source of currency data, ...

2012-11-08 09:00 1114

Southern Cross Travel Insurance Wins Outstanding Value Award Four Years in a Row

SYDNEY, Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A prestigious 2012 CANSTAR International Travel Insurance five-star rating award has again gone to Southern Cross Travel Insurance (SCTI). This is the fourth year in a row SCTI has picked up the sought-after accolade, after securing the title in 2009, 2010 and ...

2012-11-07 06:00 1009

Lenovo and TSMC Head Short Lists for the IR Magazine Awards - Greater China 2012

Tech companies located in Mainland China and Taiwan set to do battle for regional IR honors -- Lenovo and TSMC short-listed in nine award categories -- Delta Electronics, PetroChina, China Resources Enterprise and Pacific Basin Shipping follow closely in eight award categories -- I...

2012-11-05 07:30 1619

Allianz Wins 2012 AB+F General Insurance Company of the Year Award

SYDNEY, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Allianz is proud to be named the winner of the General Insurance Company of the Year 2012 at the Australia Banking and Finance Insurance Awards. Commenting on Allianz's success, Managing Director, Terry Towell, said, "Allianz is delighted to win this prestigiou...

2012-10-24 21:00 716

Cedrus Investments Co-Hosts 2nd Kazakhstan Investment Forum in Hong Kong

Cedrus continues facilitating business and capital flows along the 'Silk Road' HONG KONG, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cedrus Investments( http://www.cedrusinvestments.com/index.html ) ("Cedrus"), a global boutique investment firm, together with the Consulate of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Ho...

2012-10-17 09:01 2333

AIG to Become Major Global Sponsor of New Zealand Rugby Union

Multi-Year Deal Involves Front-of-Jersey Sponsorship of Six Teams, Including Legendary All Blacks HONG KONG, Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG) and the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) announced today a five-and-a-half year agreement for AIG to sponsor six...

2012-10-12 17:37 1617

Travel Insurance - What Customers Need to Know When Buying

SYDNEY, Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It used to be that a passport, credit card, travel insurance, and a relaxed attitude were the only true holiday essentials. Today many customers wouldn't think of getting on the plane without their smartphone, iPad and professional-quality digital camera. Not to...

2012-10-08 20:30 1066

BOC-Prudential Easy-Choice Mandatory Provident Fund Scheme Adding "Equity Funds - Index Tracking Series"

High Investment Transparency with Well-defined Index HONG KONG, Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Important Information -- BOC-Prudential MPF Conservative Fund (formerly known as "BOC-Prudential Capital Preservation Fund") in BOC-Prudential Easy-Choice Mandatory Provident Fu...

2012-10-08 07:00 2237

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