September 2016

Plane wingCenturies ago, China was a fearsome naval power. The rise of WeChat shows how it might become a financial one, writes our correspondent in Asia.

ShenzhenChina's second-biggest stock exchange, in Shenzhen, will soon be open to investors in Hong Kong. Will they want to buy? George Mitton reports.

Basgo-MonasteryRobo-advisers could engage millions of investors in India who conventional fund distributors struggle to reach. Indrajit Basu reports.

Our cross-industry panel discussed fintech, the costly burden of compliance, and what fund managers can learn from airlines. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.

Singapore skylineThe Singapore Fund Administrators Association seeks to represent the industry to the regulator. George Mitton talks to chairman Martin O'€™Regan.

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Executive Interviews

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.

INTERVIEW: Making a name

Apr 18, 2018

Formed by a merger in 2012, Old Mutual Global Investors was little-known in Asia. Carol Wong, managing director for Asia-Pacific, is changing that. She talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

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.

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: a long-term project

Jun 09, 2018

Our panel discussed robo-advisers, ETF Connect, and why the mutual recognition of funds (MRF) scheme will take time to develop. Chaired by George Mitton in Hong Kong.