Spring 2012

Asian_girlDim sum bond investors betting on the appreciation of the renminbi have been willing to sacrifice protection for exposure. Stefanie Eschenbacher asks if they are being compensated for the risk.

Asia_business_friendlyAsia is demanding more control over the Ucits brand and questioning whether it should continue to import a concept designed for Europe. Stefanie Eschenbacher talks to Sally Wong, chief executive officer at the Hong Kong Investment Fund Association.

MagicianChina is a country of great numbers. But Stefanie Eschenbacher discovers some have lost their magic for investors.

Hong Kong is a pilot site, say the participants of our asset management roundtable. They discuss the liberalisation of the Chinese investment market, recent drivers of growth and expansion plans. Chaired by Stefanie Eschenbacher.

Partcipants:
Chi Lo, chief executive officer (HFT Investment Management Hong Kong)
Wang Jin, managing director (CSOP Asset Management)
Peng Wah Choy, chief executive officer (Harvest Global Investments)
Benjamin Rudd, ...

MonksFollowing a recent visit to the country, Xin Jiang, from Matthews International Capital Management, details some of the reform processes underway and looks at potential investment opportunities.

Trouble_in_ThailandThailand has been troubled by violent political unrest in recent years. Stefanie Eschenbacher finds asset managers are expanding nevertheless.

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