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: 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

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.

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.