Spring 2011

birdcageThe explosive growth of China’s investment industry looks appealing from the outside, but Nick Fitzpatrick finds dwindling talent pools and stagnant assets under management. However, regulatory help is on its way.

BoyRising inflation in Asian markets threatens the benefits of investing in these regions. Lisa Kindle reports.

BuildingBank of China (Hong Kong) is building a custody unit based on its success at winning mandates from Chinese managers who invest overseas. Nick Fitzpatrick talks to its leader, Fanny Wong, about its future.

Flemming-MadsenThe Asian region is home to significant unlocked investment potential. T Rowe Price anticipates that its commitment to the region will be rewarded when local investors begin venturing out of their domestic markets.

DrawersCustody experts from several big western brands talk to Nick Fitzpatrick about how the competitive landscape may develop as Chinese banks pursue market share.

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Operational challenges

Jun 09, 2018

Caroline Higgins of Northern Trust tells George Mitton about A-share inclusion, ETF Connect and why Cayman funds predominate in the region.

INTERVIEW: Making a name

Apr 18, 2018

Formed by a merger in 2012, Old Mutual Global Investors was little-known in Asia. Carol Wong, managing director for Asia-Pacific, is changing that. She talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: a long-term project

Jun 09, 2018

Our panel discussed robo-advisers, ETF Connect, and why the mutual recognition of funds (MRF) scheme will take time to develop. Chaired by George Mitton in Hong Kong.

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Small nation, big ambitions

Apr 18, 2018

Our cross-industry panel discussed fund passporting, robo-advisers and the potential of a new investment structure, the S-Vacc. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.