Equities

Oct 16, 2018

SydneyNorthern Trust Asset Management has hired Scott Bennett in the newly created role of head of quantitative research for Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.

Oct 09, 2018

Online_trainingMobile and web broker Huanying International will offer clients a suite of services from financial technology firm Ayondo under a new partnership.

Oct 02, 2018

Stock Exchange of ThailandCinnober Financial Technology has penned a seven-year licensing deal with the Stock Exchange of Thailand to supply its multi-asset class trading infrastructure.

Sep 04, 2018

Chinese_dragonHalf of investment professionals in a poll expect Chinese equities to generate a return of more than 5% in the next 12 months and a fifth expect the return to exceed 20%.

Aug 14, 2018

Below-expectation results for the Chinese economy in July indicate that stimulus measures have not yet boosted growth and may demand further stimulus.

Aug 07, 2018

Alternatives surveyThe popularity of alternative asset classes has not gone unnoticed by Asia Pacific asset managers, which are planning to expand their product ranges to include these types of funds.

Jul 17, 2018

Godzilla, Hotel Gracery ShinjukuAn asset manager has foretold that the Japanese economy will come alive like a mighty sea monster awakened by radiation.

Jul 10, 2018

Singapore_MerlionAssets held in alternative investments such as private equity are outgrowing traditional asset classes in Singapore.

Jul 03, 2018

ProfitAsset managers in Asia say they will focus their marketing on multi-asset and bond products to meet a widespread demand for funds that generate reliable income.

Jun 26, 2018

Tokyo_Kabuki-choJapan’s largest asset manager, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Group (Sumi Trust), has launched three Ucits funds investing in Japanese equities.

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Executive Interviews

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...

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.

Roundtables

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.

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Optimism versus caution

Oct 23, 2018

The impact of financial technology, developments in Asian passporting and the promise of new markets in Thailand were among the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.