Spring 2013

Odd shoesAs more exchange-traded funds are being launched within China’s renminbi qualified foreign institutional investor scheme, Andrew Clark of Lipper explores the potential for arbitrage.

LaundryIn China, foreign banks may soon be able to act as custodians for local funds investing onshore. Stefanie Eschenbacher finds the proposals lack clarity.

RobotTaiwan intends to launch a service for the automation of fund orders. Sebastien Chaker of Calastone looks at the potential of this proposal.

Judo fightersRegulatory reforms of over-the-counter derivatives trading are being finalised amid much debate. Muriel Oatham finds third-party providers are hoping new opportunities will arise.

Rice paddyIndonesia, Malaysia and Thailand have seen double-digit annualised growth rates in assets under management over the past five years, but the potential Chinese megamarket has seen only limited growth. Aymeric Poizot of Fitch Ratings analyses the developments.

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Executive Interviews

Interview: Asia’s sweet spots

Jul 05, 2019

As the US-China trade war ramps up with a hike in levies, Tai Hui, chief market strategist for Asia-Pacific at JP Morgan Asset Management, tells Romil Patel where he identifies investment value.

Interview: Money needs a place to go

Mar 11, 2019

Peng Fei, chief investment officer at Wanwei Asset Management, tells Romil Patel about allocating capital across risk factors when asset performance is uncertain and unpredictable.

Roundtables

ESG roundtable: Are the ESG stars aligning across Asia?

Jul 05, 2019

Our panel of experts discusses driving higher ESG asset allocation in Asia, growing calls to address the global climate crisis and the importance of governance. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

Singapore roundtable: A money magnet

Mar 11, 2019

Our panel discussed why the Singapore Variable Capital Company makes them bullish, what gives the onshore jurisdiction an offshore feel and “blood on the streets” from China’s slowdown. Chaired by Romil Patel in Singapore.