October 2019

Romil_PatelWhile Asia continues to show signs of growth (6.3% year-on-year), a global slowdown is at the forefront of investors’ minds. Is the global picture deterring managers?

Indian_festivalThe Indian government’s knee-jerk financial measures and public spending proposals might not be enough to revive investor interest in an economy that seems to be in the doldrums, writes Dilsher Dhillon.

Alfi event Hong Kong September 2019More than 100 delegates attended the Transfer Agency and Asset Servicing Forum in Hong Kong last month, hosted by the Association of the Luxembourg Funds Industry (ALFI).

Amy_ChoAmy Cho, Schroders’ Hong Kong chief executive and regional head of intermediary clients, tells Romil Patel about Hongkongers’ love of investing, staying nimble in a volatile market and following ESG principles.

Panellists discuss expanding product capability across Asia-Pacific, the opportunities and regulatory challenges around data and the prospects for ETFs in the region. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

Rohan_SinghData volumes are rising exponentially alongside regulations, adding to the burdens on legacy data management infrastructure, writes Rohan Singh, head of asset servicing for Asia-Pacific at BNY Mellon.

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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...

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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

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