May 2016

Plane wingOptimism bias is a demonstrable problem among investors. Our correspondent in Asia suggests a radical solution.

Chinese EU flagsChina Post Global's acquisition of a European ETF platform signals growing interest in passive investment in the Asian funds world. George Mitton reports.

TeamChina’s insurance market, on track to be the world’s biggest, could soon include co-operative and mutual insurers. Dave Waller reports.

Bruce-McGloganAs an alternative asset class, private equity and real estate (PERE) is on the rise worldwide, according to Bruce McGlogan, Head of Private Equity and Real Estate Fund Services at Maitland, the global advisory and fund administration firm with over $280 billion in assets under administration.

Dong-WangDespite its name, HSBC will always be a ‘foreign’ bank in China. But its local asset management arm isn’t letting that slow its asset gathering. George Mitton reports from Shanghai.

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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.