July 2016

Digital revolution

From robo-advisers to artificial intelligence, technology is changing the business environment for asset and wealth managers in Asia, writes Jeroen Buwalda of EY.

DragonFund passporting between Hong Kong and China, and the opening of China’s interbank bond market, are two exciting trends to watch, says Lawrence Au of BNP Paribas Securities Services.

Ravi-SriskandarajahBMO’s Ravi Sriskandarajah talks about humility, fatherhood, mortgage-backed securities, his old dreadlocks, setting up a business in Australia and Gandhi’s experiments with truth.

Anne-Marie-GodfreyChanges to the Hong Kong regulator’s code of conduct are designed to prevent a Lehman Brothers-style calamity.

Digital innovationRedundancies at some of fund management’s biggest firms come at a time of general industry health, so what factors are behind them? Kit Klarenberg finds technology and expired business strategies are part of the cause.

Asian templesEconomic and political upheaval across Asia is opening up new opportunities in equities. Kit Klarenberg looks into some of the rewards and hazards. 

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Sponsored Profiles

Sponsored feature: Asset allocators – How do you track your decisions?

Apr 06, 2020

Mark Barry, Head of Asset Allocation at Milestone Group, explores how a simple question can highlight opportunities to automate and streamline your asset allocation investment process.

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.

Executive Interviews

Executive interview: ‘China is the 800-pound gorilla’

Aug 04, 2020

Just over a year into his new role, Wai-Kwong Seck, chief executive officer at Eastspring Investments, discusses his business goals, the Covid-19 pandemic and China.

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...

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.