Magazine issues»Spring 2015

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.

Morningstar awards logoSound quantitative methodologies highlight outperformance of the industry’s most exceptional funds to help investors find those with the most added value over one, three and five-year periods.

Participants in our Asian custody panel discuss the problems that still surround Stock Connect, the challenges around efficiency and the future of Ucits and AIFMD funds in Asia.

Chinese hieroglyphsThe publication of the latest Ucits rules in Chinese hints at a greater engagement with cross-border funds from the Chinese industry, says Karl Paulson Egbert of law firm Dechert.

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