Magazine issues»March 2021

Romil_PatelChina enters the Year of the Ox in good shape, with economic growth aleady back at pre-crisis levels. GDP rose 6.5% in Q4 2020, making it the only major economy to have grown.

China_vs_EUHailed for its ambitious plans to “provide unprecedented access to the Chinese market for European investors”, the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment has also raised eyebrows among China’s critics. Tanya Ashreena looks at how far it pushes the boundaries.

Martin-GilbertMartin Gilbert reflects on nearly four decades as Aberdeen CEO, including what he brought to the company, his regrets at not entering into private markets earlier, and passing like ships in the night with Larry Fink. Interview by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Hong_Kong_roundtable_Feb_2021Our line-up of experts in Hong Kong considers the importance of fixed income ETFs, sustainability and the prospects of increasing China in the indices. Chaired by Romil Patel.

Plant_growthTata Asset Management’s Rahul Singh examines the prospects for India’s economy in the wake of Covid-19 and finds that certain sectors have bounced back more strongly than others.

Global_real_estateIndustry experts offer their views on the real estate market’s resilience, discuss its main challenges and identify which subsectors are gaining momentum.

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Nov 05, 2020

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Executive Interviews

Executive interview: The man who made Aberdeen

Mar 04, 2021

Martin Gilbert reflects on nearly four decades as Aberdeen CEO, including what he brought to the company, his regrets at not entering into private markets earlier, and passing like ships in the...

Executive interview: Staying agile on the pandemic plan

Nov 05, 2020

Terry Pan, chief executive for Greater China, southeast Asia and Korea at Invesco Asia Pacific, tells us about managing a business during Covid-19, opportunities on the continent and US-China...

Roundtables

Hong Kong roundtable: Increasing China’s prominence as an asset class

Mar 04, 2021

Our line-up of experts in Hong Kong considers the importance of fixed income ETFs, sustainability and the prospects of increasing China in the indices. Chaired by Romil Patel.

Roundtable: ‘What’s priced in versus what surprises’

Jan 04, 2021

As we head into 2021, our panel of experts in Singapore pore over the key risks that are not fully priced in, the impact of the incoming Biden administration on Asia and the dominant investment theme that is China. Chaired by Romil Patel.