Magazine issues»October 2019

Romil_PatelWhile Asia continues to show signs of growth (6.3% year-on-year), a global slowdown is at the forefront of investors’ minds. Is the global picture deterring managers?

Indian_festivalThe Indian government’s knee-jerk financial measures and public spending proposals might not be enough to revive investor interest in an economy that seems to be in the doldrums, writes Dilsher Dhillon.

Alfi event Hong Kong September 2019More than 100 delegates attended the Transfer Agency and Asset Servicing Forum in Hong Kong last month, hosted by the Association of the Luxembourg Funds Industry (ALFI).

Amy_ChoAmy Cho, Schroders’ Hong Kong chief executive and regional head of intermediary clients, tells Romil Patel about Hongkongers’ love of investing, staying nimble in a volatile market and following ESG principles.

Panellists discuss expanding product capability across Asia-Pacific, the opportunities and regulatory challenges around data and the prospects for ETFs in the region. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

Rohan_SinghData volumes are rising exponentially alongside regulations, adding to the burdens on legacy data management infrastructure, writes Rohan Singh, head of asset servicing for Asia-Pacific at BNY Mellon.

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Executive Interviews

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Mar 04, 2021

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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.