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: ‘It cannot be excluded’

Sep 27, 2017

Bond Connect’s launch means China’s onshore bond markets are more accessible than ever. Mo Ji, an economist at amundi, tells George Mitton why that matters.

INTERVIEW: ‘We have to improve ourselves’

Jul 17, 2017

Raising productivity is essential for Abenomics to succeed, says Mitsuhiro Yuasa, co-founder of Rheos Capital.

Roundtables

REAL ESTATE ROUNDTABLE: In search of a home

Jul 17, 2017

From Korean warehouses to Chinese hospitals, investors’ holding periods are growing in Asia. But in a market awash with liquidity, so is competition for assets. Our panel in Hong Kong discuss real estate investment.

ROUNDTABLE: More transparency, less certainty

Mar 20, 2017

Our panel discussed exchange-traded funds, regulatory overdrive and whether mutual fund recognition has been a failure. Chaired by George Mitton in Hong Kong.