Spring 2015

Cindy-FuIn a new series in conjunction with Investec Asset Management, Funds Global Asia looks at the challenges affecting fund distributors around the world. Cindy Fu, managing director, head of wealth management, Standard Chartered (Taiwan), explains the importance of offering local clients a broad range of products.

RenminbiAs the renminbi crosses new milestones, there is renewed talk of it replacing the dollar as the world’s reserve currency. But that event is still a long way off, finds George Mitton.

Justin-OngSingapore will reveal a new open-ended fund structure in the next 12 months, hopes Justin Ong, a PwC consultant who has advised the regulator.

Stephane-KarolczukFor the past decade, China has carefully opened its capital markets to foreign investors and supported controlled internationalisation of its currency, the renminbi.

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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.