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SheepAsia’s bond market had a radical shake-up when China scrapped limits to foreign institutional investment in its onshore bond market. George Mitton reports.

Francois-PerrinEast Capital recently revamped its China equity fund to be a thematic product focused on the environment. François Perrin tells George Mitton about the new direction.

Asia can create efficient cross-border fund distribution infrastructure at a relatively early stage, using Europe’s growth as an example, says Fundsquare.

Pakistanian flagAfter months of poor performance, managers of frontier market funds are looking to countries such as Pakistan to deliver returns to investors. Tanzeel Akhtar reports.

ColumnsThe lifting of sanctions led to a rush of asset managers hoping to invest money in Iran. But despite the excitement, many hurdles remain. George Mitton reports.

Lai-Yeu-HuanLai Yeu Huan at Nikko Asset Management favours Singapore-based companies involved in interconnectivity, financial technology and e-commerce.

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