Equities

Mar 02, 2021

Shanghai skylineGlobal investment firm, T. Rowe Price, has opened its first office in mainland China, a research office in Shanghai’s free trade zone.

Jan 19, 2021

France under microscopeParis-based DNCA Investments, a subsidiary of Natixis, has launched an ESG-focused Chinese equity fund.

Jan 05, 2021

Singapore MerlionFive thematic investment funds aimed at retail investors in Singapore have been launched by Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM).

Jan 04, 2021

BlueprintsAsian markets along with their global counterparts rallied when Joe Biden clinched the US Presidential election, but selectivity is still advised across the region, writes Lynn Strongin Dodds.

Jan 04, 2021

Asian_roundtable_Dec_2020As we head into 2021, our panel of experts in Singapore pore over the key risks that are not fully priced in, the impact of the incoming Biden administration on Asia and the dominant investment theme that is China. Chaired by Romil Patel.

Jan 04, 2021

Anh_LuDespite lower-than-hoped-for global growth, T. Rowe Price remains positive about a region whose domestic demand is holding up relatively well, writes Anh Lu, portfolio manager of its Asia ex-Japan equity strategy.

Nov 05, 2020

COVID_19Terry Pan, chief executive for Greater China, southeast Asia and Korea at Invesco Asia Pacific, tells us about managing a business during Covid-19, opportunities on the continent and US-China decoupling.

Nov 05, 2020

China Report roundtable 2020Funds Europe hosts a 360-degree investor view on increasing ease of access to the world’s second-largest economy, splitting China off from other emerging markets, tail risks and what a US-China-fuelled global technology bifurcation means. Chaired by Romil Patel.

Jun 09, 2020

Institutional investors in Asia are more confident than their global counterparts when it comes to navigating the current Covid-19 induced volatility to meet their short and long-term objectives, according to a State Street Corporation survey.

Apr 06, 2020

Natural_disasterAs volatility dominates the markets, Alex Rolandi and Romil Patel look at the advantages and risks of investing in real estate during uncertain times.

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Digital Features

Digital Features

How Covid has kickstarted the move to automation in Asia

Oct 15, 2021

Leo_ChenFunds Global Asia talks to Calastone’s Leo Chen about the impact of the pandemic on the adoption of automation across Asia’s funds markets.

Inside view: What investors are missing without a dedicated China equity allocation

Sep 27, 2021

Simon CoxeterWithout dedicated China equity allocations, investors miss an exceptional opportunity to enhance their portfolios’ prospective risk-adjusted returns, and fully capitalize on the diversification and alpha offered by China’s public equity space.

Executive interview: PGIM CEO on where the ESG flowers should bloom

Sep 27, 2021

David_HuntDavid Hunt, president and chief executive of PGIM, tells Romil Patel about leading a top 10 global asset manager in times where “empowering and encouraging the kind of investment decisions as close to the assets as possible gets you the most power” and more.

Inside View: Why infrastructure debt is Asia’s growing asset class

Aug 16, 2021

The infrastructure investment needs in Asia Pacific are enormous – underpinned by strong economic growth, relatively underserved existing infrastructure and favourable macro and demographic themes, writes Simon La Greca of AMP Capital.

Executive Interviews

Executive interview: PGIM CEO on where the ESG flowers should bloom

Sep 27, 2021

David Hunt, president and chief executive of PGIM, tells Romil Patel about leading a top 10 global asset manager in times where “empowering and encouraging the kind of investment decisions as...

Executive interview: Nicolas Moreau’s orderly transition

Jul 12, 2021

Nicolas Moreau, CEO of HSBC Asset Management, is moving to Asia as the firm looks to connect more directly with the region’s growth story. ESG is also a key focus – including the ‘just’ carbon...

Roundtables

Roundtable: How well geared are Japanese assets for a new world?

Jul 12, 2021

As we prepare to emerge from Covid, experts look at overcoming demographic issues through a combination of good tech and corporate governance, improving productivity and meeting an ambitious government carbon emissions reduction target. Chaired by Romil Patel.

Hong Kong roundtable: Increasing China’s prominence as an asset class

Mar 04, 2021

Our line-up of experts in Hong Kong considers the importance of fixed income ETFs, sustainability and the prospects of increasing China in the indices. Chaired by Romil Patel.