Autumn 2015

MauritiusAs one tax dispute is clarified in India, fund managers wonder if the next battle will be over the country’s double taxation agreement with Mauritius. George Mitton reports.

TaiwanTaiwan’s efforts to promote its onshore funds industry make it harder for international asset managers to enter this market, finds Dave Waller.

Jim-McCaughanWith clients in most Asian countries, it’s no surprise Jim McCaughan, chief executive of Principal Global Investors, spends a lot of time travelling. He meets George Mitton.

Rice paddocksIndonesia is on a drive to enthuse its citizens about Islamic finance, but the country has a long way to go before it matches its neighbour, Malaysia.

Dominique-ValschaerdsFundsquare aims to make fund processing more automated and efficient. Soon, the infrastructure is going to connect Luxembourg with Hong Kong and the rest of Asia.

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Giving peace a chance

Jan 11, 2019

As 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...

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.

Roundtables

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: A sunny picture

Jan 11, 2019

Changes to regulation, US-Sino trade tensions and further steps by China to open its capital markets were some of the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

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.