Magazine issues»June 2017

ShanghaiInternational firms may now go solo in mainland China, but without mastering the local market, their new licences may yield little, writes Josh Bateman.

Chinese_incensesTo talk of death is a taboo in some Asian countries, which makes succession planning for family businesses all the more difficult. Indrajit Basu reports.

Mitsuhiro_YuasaRaising productivity is essential for Abenomics to succeed, says Mitsuhiro Yuasa, co-founder of Rheos Capital.

From Korean warehouses to Chinese hospitals, investors’ holding periods are growing in Asia. But in a market awash with liquidity, so is competition for assets. Our panel in Hong Kong discuss real estate investment.

Hong_Kong_at_sunsetFundForum Asia saw delegates discuss a range of issues affecting the funds industry, such as regulation, exchange-traded funds and digital disruption. George Mitton reports.

Paolo_BrignardelloThe 1MDB affair shows that lax know-your-customer and due-diligence procedures are a major risk, says Paolo Brignardello, head of product management and marketing, Fundsquare. New solutions are needed.

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