Valsen Corporate


Asia’s ETF Market – Pensions and Insurers Give New Impetus

With interest rates still close to record lows, lukewarm fixed-income returns are prompting pension funds and insurers to hunt for other investment options. These cost-aware institutional investors have been increasingly embracing Asia’s ETF market to lower transaction fees and achieve higher returns. Hot in Asia                                                                       Yield-chasing has been a persistent theme among Asian insurers. “As […]

Global Payment – China and India the Next Big Opportunities

As the money transfer space becomes increasingly crowded in the US, UK, and Europe, many companies look east for more room to grow.  China and India both contain enormous e-commerce and remittance markets that are rife with global payment opportunities; however, these markets also pose unique challenges to entry. Growing E-Commerce Markets With $750 billion […]

CySEC Sets Sept 30 Deadline for License Applications

Cyprus financial regulator CySEC, in apparent response to an increase in CIF license applications from FCA regulated firms, has issued a notice that any firm wishing to ensure its application has time to work its way through the system before a possible ‘Hard Brexit’ in March 2019 needs to have its paperwork completed and submitted […]