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)
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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.

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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

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Optimism versus caution

Oct 23, 2018

The impact of financial technology, developments in Asian passporting and the promise of new markets in Thailand were among the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.

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.