Spring 2016

SheepAsia’s bond market had a radical shake-up when China scrapped limits to foreign institutional investment in its onshore bond market. George Mitton reports.

Francois-PerrinEast Capital recently revamped its China equity fund to be a thematic product focused on the environment. François Perrin tells George Mitton about the new direction.

Asia can create efficient cross-border fund distribution infrastructure at a relatively early stage, using Europe’s growth as an example, says Fundsquare.

Pakistanian flagAfter months of poor performance, managers of frontier market funds are looking to countries such as Pakistan to deliver returns to investors. Tanzeel Akhtar reports.

ColumnsThe lifting of sanctions led to a rush of asset managers hoping to invest money in Iran. But despite the excitement, many hurdles remain. George Mitton reports.

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Executive Interviews

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.

INTERVIEW: ‘We have to improve ourselves’

Jul 17, 2017

Raising productivity is essential for Abenomics to succeed, says Mitsuhiro Yuasa, co-founder of Rheos Capital.

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.