TECHNOLOGY

Jul 05, 2019

Shibuya_TokyoAfter 30 years of the Heisei era in Japan, May 2019 brought a new emperor and the start of the Reiwa era, writes Katsunori Ogawa, chief portfolio manager of the Sakigake strategy at Sumi Trust.

Jul 05, 2019

Paolo_BrignardelloEnsuring data quality as part of holistic information management is the foundation of industry-wide value creation and innovation. By Paolo Brignardello – head, product management and marketing, Fundsquare.

Jun 18, 2019

Server roomSingapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC has partnered with Polymer Connected to develop a data centre campus in Jakarta.

May 29, 2019

China’s ETF assets surgeChina’s exchange-traded fund (ETF) assets saw an 84.1% spike to reach $61.5 billion over 18 months (January 2018 to March 2019), according to Cerulli Associates.

May 21, 2019

BlockchainGlobal funds transaction network giant, Calastone, has announced the launch of its blockchain Distributed Market Infrastructure (DMI).

May 14, 2019

Robotics fundBrussels-based asset manager, Candriam, has partnered with Korea Investment and Securities (KIS) to bring its robotics fund to the South Korean market.

Mar 11, 2019

Shanghai_waterfrontInfrastructure investment aimed at powering economic growth – and with it, Beijing’s global ambitions – coincides with efforts to open China’s financial sector further to foreign investors. Romil Patel reports from Shanghai.

Jan 22, 2019

The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region has come to the fore as a key driver of global fund sales growth, contributing to more than a quarter of flows over the past decade, a new study has shown.

Jan 22, 2019

Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has invested $13 million in Singapore Life, the first fully digital insurer in Singapore, the asset management firm has announced.

Jan 11, 2019

Aidan_YaoAs US-China tensions escalated in 2018, the leaders of the two economies met in Buenos Aires to agree a truce. Aidan Yao, senior emerging Asia economist at Axa Investment Managers, talks to Romil Patel about what to expect.

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Sponsored Profiles

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

Oct 17, 2019

By Jeslyn Tan, global head of product management, securities services, at Deutsche Bank

Sponsored feature: A new base for fund distribution

Oct 16, 2019

To get the most value out of the digitisation of investment fund distribution, a blockchain-based infrastructure is fundamental. By Olivier Portenseigne, Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer, Fundsquare.

Sponsored profile: Bridging the gap

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.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Market knowledge key to fund distribution in Asia

Jan 11, 2019

The highly fragmented investment markets in the Asia-Pacific region require detailed knowledge of each market’s unique characteristics and framework. By Lou Kiesch, Partner, and Marc Noirhomme, Director, at Deloitte Luxembourg.

Executive Interviews

Executive interview: Timing the market

Oct 17, 2019

Amy Cho, Schroders’ Hong Kong chief executive and regional head of intermediary clients, tells Romil Patel about Hongkongers’ love of investing, staying nimble in a volatile market and following...

Interview: Asia’s sweet spots

Jul 05, 2019

As the US-China trade war ramps up with a hike in levies, Tai Hui, chief market strategist for Asia-Pacific at JP Morgan Asset Management, tells Romil Patel where he identifies investment value.

Roundtables

Roundtable: Priming for Asia’s growth

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.

ESG roundtable: Are the ESG stars aligning across Asia?

Jul 05, 2019

Our panel of experts discusses driving higher ESG asset allocation in Asia, growing calls to address the global climate crisis and the importance of governance. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.