Winter 2012

The decisions sharia boards make can be powerful. Murat Ünal of Funds at Work tells Stefanie Eschenbacher that there is a need for a more transparent and objective system.

Wall1There is both subtle and overt pressure for institutions to support Islamic finance. Stefanie Eschenbacher looks at the challenges of providing custody services for sharia compliant funds.

WallGiven the wide geographical scope, the continued integration of services in the mainstream markets and the increased understanding and appreciation of the challenges and prospects, Asian asset managers show keen interest in

STEWART EdgarStewart Edgar, CEO of Asia Pacific at BNP Paribas Investment Partners, discusses the local approach that has enabled his company to build a global footprint in the region.

Young LeeSouth Korea’s rapidly ageing population means new challenges and opportunities for asset managers. Tae Yong Lee of Mirae Asset tells Stefanie Eschenbacher that offering innovative, value-added products is key.

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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.