TECHNOLOGY

Apr 06, 2020

China_buildingsSince its economic rise, premiumisation has emerged as a key trend in China, but what are the opportunities and limitations? Romil Patel reports from Hong Kong and the mainland.

Apr 06, 2020

Andrew_HampshireNicholas Pratt talks to Gresham House’s CTO and COO, Andrew Hampshire, about bringing digital technology to the alternative investment world.

Apr 06, 2020

CoronavirusThe impact of coronavirus was eventually priced in. Perhaps the reason it took so long was because computer-led strategies were distorting prices. Alex Rolandi investigates.

Mar 17, 2020

Computer_processor_chipA host of Asian cities, including Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region have been identified amongst the top 20 leading technology hubs outside Silicon Valley/San Francisco over the next four years, according to KPMG.

Feb 04, 2020

Digital_client_verificationA cybersecurity breach has been cited as the top reason by institutional investors to carry out an unplanned review of a mandate.

Jan 14, 2020

Data_managementThe demand for greater information flows is the most significant factor influencing investor behaviour, according to 71% of private equity professionals.

Dec 12, 2019

Hong_Kong_womanArmin Choksey and Conal McMahon of PwC says there is a large-scale and diverse demand for products in Asia-Pacific.

Nov 26, 2019

TechnologyJP Morgan Asset Management’s (JPMAM) Pacific Technology Fund has been cleared for northbound distribution under the Mainland-Hong Kong Mutual Recognition of Funds (MRF) scheme.

Nov 12, 2019

Processor_chipBahrain-based alternative investment firm Investcorp has teamed up with Hong Kong fund manager China Everbright to jointly manage a new fund focused on China’s technology sector.

Oct 17, 2019

Panellists discuss expanding product capability across Asia-Pacific, the opportunities and regulatory challenges around data and the prospects for ETFs in the region. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

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Sponsored Profiles

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Apr 06, 2020

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Sponsored feature: How is DLT changing the global securities services landscape?

Oct 17, 2019

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Oct 16, 2019

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Mar 11, 2019

Private equity is a core part of the business for Caceis’ Hong Kong office, which looks after clients in China and Europe. David Li, chief executive officer, explains why private equity enjoys strong client demand and how it is being used to fund China’s international infrastructure ambitions.

Executive Interviews

Executive interview: Understanding geographies

Apr 06, 2020

Margaret Harwood-Jones, co-head financing and securities services at Standard Chartered, shares her insights on platform standardisation, opportunities in Asia and regulatory change to encourage...

Executive interview: ‘Bull markets don’t die of old age’

Dec 12, 2019

Having a balanced portfolio in the midst of the longest expansion in history is an investment imperative, Chris Alderson, co-head of global equity and head of international equity at T Rowe Price...

Roundtables

Hong Kong roundtable: A ‘fragile Goldilocks situation’

Apr 06, 2020

With the global economy at a crossroads, our panel of experts share their thoughts on the market conditions, geopolitical volatility and growth opportunities. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

Singapore roundtable: A horizon to hold long-term assets

Dec 12, 2019

Panellists discuss the geopolitical fractures concerning asset owners, Singapore as a hub for fintech start-ups and why it makes sense to raise capital from a Variable Capital Company (VCC). Chaired by Romil Patel in Singapore.