June 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.

Miranda_MouJP Morgan Asset Management is one of the few firms to have raised significant assets under Hong Kong and mainland China’s mutual recognition of funds (MRF) scheme. Miranda Mou, head of China intermediary business, explains why.

Leo_Chen_CalastoneFunds Global Asia, in partnership with Calastone, presented the results of a survey of the funds industry to audiences in Hong Kong and Singapore.

Leo_ChenWith automation rates close to 100% in some regional markets, Calastone is turning its attention to new products such as big data analytics, and expansion in Malaysia and elsewhere, says Leo Chen, head of Asia.

Chinese_lanternGrowing in wealth and confidence, China is strengthening its position on the world stage. Its integration into the global financial system is irreversible, says Jacob Mitchell of Antipodes Partners.

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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.