September 2016

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.

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.

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: 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.