Winter 2012

The decisions sharia boards make can be powerful. Murat Ünal of Funds at Work tells Stefanie Eschenbacher that there is a need for a more transparent and objective system.

Wall1There is both subtle and overt pressure for institutions to support Islamic finance. Stefanie Eschenbacher looks at the challenges of providing custody services for sharia compliant funds.

WallGiven the wide geographical scope, the continued integration of services in the mainstream markets and the increased understanding and appreciation of the challenges and prospects, Asian asset managers show keen interest in

STEWART EdgarStewart Edgar, CEO of Asia Pacific at BNP Paribas Investment Partners, discusses the local approach that has enabled his company to build a global footprint in the region.

Young LeeSouth Korea’s rapidly ageing population means new challenges and opportunities for asset managers. Tae Yong Lee of Mirae Asset tells Stefanie Eschenbacher that offering innovative, value-added products is key.

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Executive Interviews

Interview: Money needs a place to go

Mar 11, 2019

Peng Fei, chief investment officer at Wanwei Asset Management, tells Romil Patel about allocating capital across risk factors when asset performance is uncertain and unpredictable.

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...

Roundtables

Singapore roundtable: A money magnet

Mar 11, 2019

Our panel discussed why the Singapore Variable Capital Company makes them bullish, what gives the onshore jurisdiction an offshore feel and “blood on the streets” from China’s slowdown. Chaired by Romil Patel in Singapore.

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.