Asian Automation 2012

machineNicholas Pratt talks to three asset managers about the challenges of implementing large-scale automation projects in the Asian funds markets, the frustrations of the slow rate of movement, and the possibility of a light at the end of the tunnel in terms of encouraging automation.

Asia is being touted as the new frontier and while many entities want to join the world stage, the lack of automation is holding them back. Our panel of experts discusses what can – and should – be done to help facilitate such an advent. Chaired by Nicholas Pratt.

stanley poonStanley Poon of Clearstream talks about the campaign to extol the benefits of automating the entire funds processing life cycle.

o-grimonpontOlivier Grimonpont of Euroclear discusses the drive to increase automation in the Asian funds market and the importance of developing partnerships.

faxNicholas Pratt talks to local and global service providers about the problems caused by manual processes and the probability of solutions.

Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Operational challenges

Jun 09, 2018

Caroline Higgins of Northern Trust tells George Mitton about A-share inclusion, ETF Connect and why Cayman funds predominate in the region.

INTERVIEW: Making a name

Apr 18, 2018

Formed by a merger in 2012, Old Mutual Global Investors was little-known in Asia. Carol Wong, managing director for Asia-Pacific, is changing that. She talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Optimism versus caution

Oct 23, 2018

The impact of financial technology, developments in Asian passporting and the promise of new markets in Thailand were among the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: a long-term project

Jun 09, 2018

Our panel discussed robo-advisers, ETF Connect, and why the mutual recognition of funds (MRF) scheme will take time to develop. Chaired by George Mitton in Hong Kong.