July 2016

Plane wingAssuming that all Asians like a gamble could prove a costly mistake, says our correspondent in Asia. 

MauritiusMauritius, a tiny island nation, is the largest sender of foreign investment into India. But as Indrajit Basu reports, it is about to lose its tax advantages.

Hong Kong skylineAsset managers must soon offer a default option with a capped fee for members of Hong Kong’s mandatory pension scheme. George Mitton reports.

Hong Kong skyscrapersInvestors in Asia are finding a middle way between high-risk trades on the one hand and low-risk bank deposits on the other, says Malik Sarwar of HSBC. He talks to George Mitton.

John-McCareinsThe new head of Northern Trust Asset Management in Asia hopes regional institutions will lose their home bias and begin to invest more overseas. He speaks to George Mitton.

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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.