11 October 2021

Starting a Hedge Fund in Hong Kong - Choosing your Prime Broker

If you’re starting a hedge fund in Hong Kong, a key concern should be on-the-ground knowledge and experience in the territory. To a large extent, the success of prime brokerage will depend on its ability to leverage relationships for mutual gain. Therefore, it’s important that they have proven and established commercial relationships within Hong Kong and the wider region.

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04 October 2021

The Difference Between a Prime Broker and a Custodian

For trade execution to take place efficiently and for all parties to have confidence in an individual trade and the markets overall, it requires the services of several different providers. Market infrastructure has evolved over the decades to provide an increasingly efficient and reliable prime brokerage service.

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27 September 2021

What is a Prime Broker?

Prime brokers are a vital aspect of the global market architecture. Prime brokerage services facilitate large, active and complex trading operations. They provide services to hedge funds among other clients and co-ordinate extensive trading in various financial instruments.

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20 September 2021

What is a Global Clearing Firm Like in Hong Kong?

Clearing is the process through which purchases and sales of a variety of assets and securities are reconciled. Funds will be transferred directly from one financial institution to another, and the safe custody of funds will be guaranteed before settlement.

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13 September 2021

Hong Kong Stock Market vs. US Stock Market

When it comes to global markets, the US stock market has a commanding lead over its rivals. When talking about the US stock market, we usually refer to both the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and Nasdaq. More trade execution takes place on these two exchanges than any of their global rivals. The Hong Kong Exchange is the fifth largest exchange globally, some way behind its US rivals but more prominent than any of its European counterparts. This article compares the two markets.

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06 September 2021

Trading Hours of the Global Market

If you intend to trade on the global markets, you need to know different exchanges’ opening and closing times. These reflect their respective time zones, so global trade execution relies on understanding what this means in relation to where you are located. Here are some of the crucial times to consider if you’re looking for trade execution services on key exchanges.

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