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Plane wingAssuming that all Asians like a gamble could prove a costly mistake, says our correspondent in Asia. 

MauritiusMauritius, a tiny island nation, is the largest sender of foreign investment into India. But as Indrajit Basu reports, it is about to lose its tax advantages.

Hong Kong skylineAsset managers must soon offer a default option with a capped fee for members of Hong Kong’s mandatory pension scheme. George Mitton reports.

Hong Kong skyscrapersInvestors in Asia are finding a middle way between high-risk trades on the one hand and low-risk bank deposits on the other, says Malik Sarwar of HSBC. He talks to George Mitton.

John-McCareinsThe new head of Northern Trust Asset Management in Asia hopes regional institutions will lose their home bias and begin to invest more overseas. He speaks to George Mitton.

The benefits of mutual fund recognition, the future of Ucits in the region and the prospects for improved fund processing were discussed by our roster of experts from asset servicing firms. 

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