Asia Pacific

Commentary

Gain insights from DTCC’s regional leaders, subject matter experts and industry practitioners on the evolving post-trade landscape. Click on the links below to learn more.

August 27, 2020

Shadows of Crises Past: Margin Calls Strain Financial Markets
March and April volatility exposed operational inefficiencies for trading counterparties that have yet to automate their collateral management processes, says DTCC’s Purtini Joshi.

August 18, 2020

Key Takeaways for Firms in North Asia Post-COVID19
Senior executives discuss automation and streamlining to drive transformation as firms transition to normalcy

August 17, 2020

In Conversation with Chan Boon-Hiong, Deutsche Bank AG: Why Automation Matters in the Next Normal, Part 2
In the concluding part of an exclusive one-on-one with Chan Boon-Hiong, Deutsche Bank AG Singapore, and DTCC’s Nigel Gnoh discuss the effect of the pandemic on automation and digitalization.

August 7, 2020

In-Conversation with Chan Boon-Hiong, Deutsche Bank AG: Managing the COVID-19 Disruption, Part 1
In the first part of an exclusive discussion, Chan Boon-Hiong, Director, Global Head of Securities Market Development and Advocacy, Securities Services, Corporate Bank (CB), Deutsche Bank AG Singapore, and Nigel Gnoh, DTCC Associate Director, Business Development – South East Asia, discuss how COVID-19 is impacting the macro environment in Asia.

August 6, 2020

Implications of Diverging Settlement Standards
The best way to cope with discrepancies in settlement methodologies? Efficiency.

July 20, 2020

Asset Manager Viewpoints on COVID-19: Automate or Get Left Behind
DTCC’s Hasan Rauf and Hong Leong Islamic Asset Management’s Noor Aini Shaik Awab discuss challenges that could potentially arise in the transition to the new normal.

July 7, 2020

What’s the Next Normal in Post-Trade?
Firms should reflect on the opportunities that the crisis brings as they prepare for the post-pandemic world.

June 22, 2020

Data in Demand: Bringing Institutional Investing in Asia to the Next Level
Institutional investment firms in Asia are on an ongoing search for data to drive their strategies and objectives, opines Hasan Rauf, Head/Executive Director – Business Development, Asia Pacific, DTCC.

May 18, 2020

An Asian Perspective on Managing a Global Crisis
Joseph Capablanca, DTCC Executive Director, Relationship Management – APAC, describes how DTCC leveraged all available tools to maintain a business-as-usual environment for clients in the APAC region during the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 29, 2020

Managing Operational and Cost Efficiencies Across Financial Markets in Asia
Regional firms have an opportunity to re-examine and adjust their business and operational strategies to ensure they are well prepared for future opportunities and challenges, says Nellie Dagdag, DTCC Managing Director, Asia Pacific.

December 20, 2019

Exploring the Potential of Asian Markets
Mike Bodson, DTCC President and CEO, discusses opportunity, expansion and ensuring a smooth-running post-trade infrastructure in Asia at the recent DTCC Asia Executive Council meeting.

Time is Running Out for IM Compliance
Panelists at the 5th APAC Collateral Management Forum discuss preparatory steps for phases 5 and 6 of Initial Margin (IM) rules compliance.

The Evolution of Trade Reporting in Asia
Following the global financial crisis, regulators have been focused on improving the transparency of their respective over-the-counter derivatives markets by implementing reporting regimes. Read how DTCC has been a central part of this journey through the GTR product from the beginning.

UMR to Achieve Unprecedented Milestones in Final Phases
Purtini Joshi, DTCC Head of Collateral Sales - APAC, speaks about upcoming Uncleared Margin Rules (UMR) compliance challenges at the 5th APAC Collateral Management Forum. .

December 6, 2019

Searching for the Elusive Alpha in Malaysia’s Asset Management Industry
As asset owners in Malaysia demand increasingly good outcomes for their portfolios, service level agreements expected of asset managers have been changing, says industry expert during a discussion at DTCC’s Malaysia Industry Forum.

Increasing Transparency is Key in the Brave New Collateral Management World
Industry experts stress the need for information-sharing for management of collateral movement during a panel discussion at the 5th APAC Collateral Management Forum

November 15, 2019

A Better Way to Manage Trade Exceptions
Hasan Rauf, DTCC Executive Director and Head of Business Development, APAC, discusses the benefits of a centralized trade exception management platform.

October 18, 2019

Why Digital Transformation Matters
The industry’s focus on leveraging technological capabilities and innovative solutions to drive digital transformation across the post-trade lifecycle will continue as capital market firms seek change strategies to meet evolving operational and cost requirements.

October 10, 2019

The Back Office and Digital Transformation
While capital markets have traditionally been cautious in adopting new technologies due to regulations and security requirements, change is afoot

September 20, 2019

C-Suite Conversation: Navigating Asia’s Evolving Financial Markets
Hasan Rauf, DTCC Executive Director and Head of Business Development, APAC, has a conversation with Chan Boon-Hiong, Deutsche Bank Global Head of Market Advocacy Securities Services, on Asia’s industry outlook at the Malaysia Industry Forum.

July 15, 2019

Cross-Border Investments – A Fad or a Necessity?
Senior representatives from the buy-side, sell-side and custodian community discuss Thailand’s capital markets, diversification and cross-border regulations, at the Thailand Industry Forum organized jointly by DTCC and the Stock Exchange of Thailand

July 9, 2019

Managing Change in Emerging Markets
At DTCC’s first-ever Thailand Industry Forum, organized jointly with the Stock Exchange of Thailand, industry participants discuss how the market and clients’ demands are evolving in today’s digital age where change is the only constant.

February 26, 2019

Managing Trade Exceptions in Asia
Hasan Rauf, DTCC Executive Director & Head of Business Development, APAC, explains how the DTCC Exception Manager provides clients – and the industry – with a more streamlined way to manage post-trade exceptions – a common industry challenge. 

February 1, 2018

U.S. Shortened Settlement Cycle Lessons for APAC markets
Nellie Dagdag, Managing Director for Marketing – APAC at DTCC, discusses the key enablers on the remaining Asia Pacific markets to transition to a shortened settlement cycle.

 

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