March 2017

Hong_KongAsia’s funds industry gets together on April 24-26 for this year’s FundForum Asia conference, a chance to discuss and debate the issues facing the industry.

Justin_OngPwC’s Justin Ong talks about homemade Lego movies, butterflies in the stomach, the best Tom Cruise film, and the job that took a few years off his life.

Singapore_India_agreementSingapore, like Mauritius before it, has lost some of its tax advantages as an investment channel to India, says Mark Voumard of Gordian Capital Singapore.

China_AfricaFacing a slowdown at home, Chinese investors are becoming more selective when they make acquisitions in Africa, says Wessel Badenhorst of Hogan Lovells.

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: ‘It cannot be excluded’

Sep 27, 2017

Bond Connect’s launch means China’s onshore bond markets are more accessible than ever. Mo Ji, an economist at amundi, tells George Mitton why that matters.

INTERVIEW: ‘We have to improve ourselves’

Jul 17, 2017

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

Roundtables

REAL ESTATE ROUNDTABLE: In search of a home

Jul 17, 2017

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.

ROUNDTABLE: More transparency, less certainty

Mar 20, 2017

Our panel discussed exchange-traded funds, regulatory overdrive and whether mutual fund recognition has been a failure. Chaired by George Mitton in Hong Kong.