Winter 2012

Hong KongAsia has over 200 companies in the initial public offering registration pipeline – more than half of the deals expected worldwide. Companies and investors are waiting for markets to turn, finds Stefanie Eschenbacher.

USAWith the development of global standards and significant investment in making financial processes safer, Asia is determined not to be left behind. Facing extensive regulatory change in over-the-counter derivatives trading, Muriel Oatham explores how countries are meeting the cross-border challenge.

Black fridayAnalysis in hindsight is inevitably easier than predicting the future, but for investors it pays to spend time in order to understand the market drivers of the current environment, assumptions that are priced in and what might trigger change.


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...


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.


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.