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.

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.

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Joining the family

Dec 12, 2017

An acquisition has increased the visibility of Natixis investment managers in Australia. George Mitton talks to its local chief executive.

INTERVIEW: ‘It cannot be excluded’

Sep 27, 2017

Bond Connect’s launch means China’s onshore bond markets are more accessible than ever. Mo Ji, an economist at amundi, tells George Mitton why that matters.

Roundtables

REAL ESTATE ROUNDTABLE: In search of a home

Jul 17, 2017

From Korean warehouses to Chinese hospitals, investors’ holding periods are growing in Asia. But in a market awash with liquidity, so is competition for assets. Our panel in Hong Kong discuss real estate investment.

ROUNDTABLE: More transparency, less certainty

Mar 20, 2017

Our panel discussed exchange-traded funds, regulatory overdrive and whether mutual fund recognition has been a failure. Chaired by George Mitton in Hong Kong.