Magazine issues»Asian Automation 2012

machineNicholas Pratt talks to three asset managers about the challenges of implementing large-scale automation projects in the Asian funds markets, the frustrations of the slow rate of movement, and the possibility of a light at the end of the tunnel in terms of encouraging automation.

Asia is being touted as the new frontier and while many entities want to join the world stage, the lack of automation is holding them back. Our panel of experts discusses what can – and should – be done to help facilitate such an advent. Chaired by Nicholas Pratt.

stanley poonStanley Poon of Clearstream talks about the campaign to extol the benefits of automating the entire funds processing life cycle.

o-grimonpontOlivier Grimonpont of Euroclear discusses the drive to increase automation in the Asian funds market and the importance of developing partnerships.

faxNicholas Pratt talks to local and global service providers about the problems caused by manual processes and the probability of solutions.

Executive Interviews

Executive interview: Nicolas Moreau’s orderly transition

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Executive interview: The man who made Aberdeen

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Roundtables

Roundtable: How well geared are Japanese assets for a new world?

Jul 12, 2021

As we prepare to emerge from Covid, experts look at overcoming demographic issues through a combination of good tech and corporate governance, improving productivity and meeting an ambitious government carbon emissions reduction target. Chaired by Romil Patel.

Hong Kong roundtable: Increasing China’s prominence as an asset class

Mar 04, 2021

Our line-up of experts in Hong Kong considers the importance of fixed income ETFs, sustainability and the prospects of increasing China in the indices. Chaired by Romil Patel.