Magazine issues»July 2020

Romil_Patel.Covid-19 has acted as the catalyst for society to identify and adapt to “a new normal”, as old business models may no longer survive in a world transformed by a pandemic.

TigerCovid-19 has changed our world and shone a bright light on previously unacknowledged vulnerabilities, such as the great, teetering tower of global supply chains, writes Fiona Rintoul.

StormThe global economic downturn triggered by Covid-19 has increased debt-default levels as losses ripple through bond markets – but the conditions for a perfect storm were in place before the pandemic, writes Romil Patel.

GorillaJust 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.

GymnastGood governance adds value to investment programmes. This is especially true during market corrections and crises, says Janet Li, wealth business leader for Asia at Mercer.

CoronavirusThe interplay between Covid-19 and a sustainable economic transition reveals pockets of opportunity – and of risk. Here, we ask investment experts about China, Asian real estate, Vietnam, infrastructure and emerging markets.

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Sponsored Profiles

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Nov 05, 2020

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Executive Interviews

Executive interview: The man who made Aberdeen

Mar 04, 2021

Martin Gilbert reflects on nearly four decades as Aberdeen CEO, including what he brought to the company, his regrets at not entering into private markets earlier, and passing like ships in the...

Executive interview: Staying agile on the pandemic plan

Nov 05, 2020

Terry Pan, chief executive for Greater China, southeast Asia and Korea at Invesco Asia Pacific, tells us about managing a business during Covid-19, opportunities on the continent and US-China...

Roundtables

Hong Kong roundtable: Increasing China’s prominence as an asset class

Mar 04, 2021

Our line-up of experts in Hong Kong considers the importance of fixed income ETFs, sustainability and the prospects of increasing China in the indices. Chaired by Romil Patel.

Roundtable: ‘What’s priced in versus what surprises’

Jan 04, 2021

As we head into 2021, our panel of experts in Singapore pore over the key risks that are not fully priced in, the impact of the incoming Biden administration on Asia and the dominant investment theme that is China. Chaired by Romil Patel.