September 2017

London_Square_MileThis year, London is the city with the world’s most actively traded property market – and Chinese investors dominate the top tier. George Mitton reports.

YahtElite investment clubs are emerging in Asia as wealthy families look to their peers to solve problems and manage their money. Indrajit Basu reports.

Mo-JiBond 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.

BusinessmanLarge, tech-savvy China is a booming market for robo-advisers. now they’re edging out their less impressive human rivals, as Cybil Huichen Chou reports.

Olivier-PortenseigneIn a world first, fund shares were sold over a blockchain-based fund distribution system. Olivier Portenseigne, managing director and chief commercial officer, Fundsquare, asks: what is the potential of this Luxembourg-based initiative?

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Executive Interviews

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.

INTERVIEW: Joining the family

Dec 12, 2017

An acquisition has increased the visibility of Natixis investment managers in Australia. George Mitton talks to its local chief executive.

Roundtables

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Small nation, big ambitions

Apr 18, 2018

Our cross-industry panel discussed fund passporting, robo-advisers and the potential of a new investment structure, the S-Vacc. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.

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.