December 2016

A new book charts Asia’s financial development from the custodian’s perspective. Its author, Lawrence Au, shares an excerpt relating to each of the past three decades.

Our panel discussed circuit breakers, index inclusion and the rise of the renminbi. Chaired by George Mitton and Alan Chalmers in Beijing.

Born and brought up in London, Citi’s Stewart Aldcroft has seen the industry change dramatically during his 31 years in Hong Kong. Here, he shares some of the highlights.

If the shocks of 2016 offer any guide of what is in store for 2017, expect to see more and more hedging activities taking place in Asia, says Len-Yu Liu of the Taiwan Futures Exchange.

As 2016 draws to a close, the picture for ETFs is one of climbing assets and inflows, but a flurry of political and economic headwinds has buffeted areas of the market, writes Kit Klarenberg.

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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.