December 2017

Margaret_Harwood-JonesThe best way for financial organisations to protect themselves against cyber crime is to employ diverse, well-trained teams, says Margaret Harwood-Jones, global head of securities services, Standard Chartered.

Hong_KongChina’s new cross-border capital rules have reduced foreign property acquisitions but strengthened Hong Kong’s role as a channel for mainland investors to export capital, says Petra Blazkova of Real Capital Analytics.

OsakaFrom elegant street wear to intricate electronics, Japanese products are popular and fashionable. These retailers are contributing to an economic resurgence, says Richard Kaye of Comgest.

Sarah-HaywardAustralia’s funds industry has reached a high level of technical development, though a survey of the industry suggests more progress is possible. Sarah Hayward, managing director of Calastone for Australia and New Zealand, shares her views.

Calastone_Connect_Forum_SidneyFunds Global Asia presented the results of a survey of its readers at a conference hosted by Calastone in Sydney.

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Executive Interviews

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.

INTERVIEW: Making a name

Apr 18, 2018

Formed by a merger in 2012, Old Mutual Global Investors was little-known in Asia. Carol Wong, managing director for Asia-Pacific, is changing that. She talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

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.

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: a long-term project

Jun 09, 2018

Our panel discussed robo-advisers, ETF Connect, and why the mutual recognition of funds (MRF) scheme will take time to develop. Chaired by George Mitton in Hong Kong.