July 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.

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.

DandelionAmid a flurry of global challenges – from the US-China trade war to Brexit and major elections across Asia – Investors share their views and navigation strategies on India, Singapore and South Korea.

The_Great_Chinese_WallGiven that China’s a global behemoth, its A-shares market deserves more attention, writes Nick Samuels, head of manager research at Redington.

Shinjuku_TokyoMost of the media and investment community are ignoring an important development in the world’s second-largest stock market and developed economy, says John Vail, chief global strategist at Nikko Asset Management.

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Sponsored Profiles

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Apr 06, 2020

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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: 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...

Executive interview: ‘Bull markets don’t die of old age’

Dec 12, 2019

Having a balanced portfolio in the midst of the longest expansion in history is an investment imperative, Chris Alderson, co-head of global equity and head of international equity at T Rowe Price...

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.