Dec 2018-Jan 2019

BNP_Paribas_imageAdnan Hussain, Global Head of Agency Lending at BNP Paribas Securities Services, explains the economics behind a lending portfolio and how the macro environment could shape lending in 2019.

Securities_researchSecurities research from sources other than brokers should be thriving under MiFID II, but as Nicholas Pratt finds, the independents may be the regulation’s accidental victims.

Cappadocia_TurkeyWith its large, vibrant economy and a considerable push on growth, Turkey is woven into the fabric of the emerging markets story, writes Romil Patel.

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Giving peace a chance

Jan 11, 2019

As US-China tensions escalated in 2018, the leaders of the two economies met in Buenos Aires to agree a truce. Aidan Yao, senior emerging Asia economist at Axa Investment Managers, talks to Romil...

INTERVIEW: Operational challenges

Jun 09, 2018

Caroline Higgins of Northern Trust tells George Mitton about A-share inclusion, ETF Connect and why Cayman funds predominate in the region.

Roundtables

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: A sunny picture

Jan 11, 2019

Changes to regulation, US-Sino trade tensions and further steps by China to open its capital markets were some of the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Optimism versus caution

Oct 23, 2018

The impact of financial technology, developments in Asian passporting and the promise of new markets in Thailand were among the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.