May 2016

Jan-DehnThe head of research at Ashmore talks about “arbitrary” index providers, fears of an angry mob in Tienanmen Square, and why investors have mistaken China for the Death Star. He talks to George Mitton.

Great wall of ChinaInternet finance, an asset boom in China, and the shrinking market share of Ucits in Asia were among topics discussed at FundForum Asia. George Mitton reports.

The Mutual Recognition of Funds scheme between Hong Kong and China has had a slow start. Our panel discussed how it might evolve. Chaired by George Mitton in Hong Kong.

Funds Europe, in association with RBC Investor & Treasury Services, hosted an event to discuss how one of the biggest political decisions since the Maastricht Treaty will affect the asset management industry.Speakers from  RBC Capital Markets, Unigestion, Investec Asset Management and Lothbury Investment Management took part.

Mount FujiA strengthening yen has accompanied declining returns on Japanese equities. But companies adapting to shifting demographics can offer rewards, says Michael Stanes of Heartwood Investment Management.

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Executive Interviews

Interview: Asia’s sweet spots

Jul 05, 2019

As the US-China trade war ramps up with a hike in levies, Tai Hui, chief market strategist for Asia-Pacific at JP Morgan Asset Management, tells Romil Patel where he identifies investment value.

Interview: Money needs a place to go

Mar 11, 2019

Peng Fei, chief investment officer at Wanwei Asset Management, tells Romil Patel about allocating capital across risk factors when asset performance is uncertain and unpredictable.

Roundtables

ESG roundtable: Are the ESG stars aligning across Asia?

Jul 05, 2019

Our panel of experts discusses driving higher ESG asset allocation in Asia, growing calls to address the global climate crisis and the importance of governance. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

Singapore roundtable: A money magnet

Mar 11, 2019

Our panel discussed why the Singapore Variable Capital Company makes them bullish, what gives the onshore jurisdiction an offshore feel and “blood on the streets” from China’s slowdown. Chaired by Romil Patel in Singapore.