Equities

Mar 20, 2018

Money_marketAsset managers operating in China have stopped promoting money market funds due to official pressure to move assets into other fund types.

Feb 20, 2018

Chinese_year_of_the_dogA recent setback in global equities does not diminish an optimistic outlook for China in the Year of the Dog.

Feb 20, 2018

Asia-Pacific headFund services firm Alter Domus has recruited Alexander Traub as its regional executive for Asia Pacific, based in Singapore.

Feb 13, 2018

Indian_stocksThree Indian stock exchanges will halt the offshore trading of derivatives linked to their equity markets.

Jan 30, 2018

indian equitiesThe Indian equity market, which is at an all-time high in local currency terms, may yet offer good value if the country’s reform agenda is maintained.

Jan 16, 2018

Miyajima_gateBrown Brothers Harriman says it is providing custody and fund administration to the first Hong Kong-domiciled Japanese equity fund managed by a Japanese fund house.

Jan 09, 2018

Tax_calculatorA trade association has criticised Korea's plan to lower the ownership threshold at which foreign investors are liable for capital gains tax.

Jan 09, 2018

Chinese_lanternsMorgan Stanley Investment Management has launched a Luxembourg-domiciled Ucits version of its award-winning China A Equity strategy.

Dec 12, 2017

Japan_equitiesThe reforms of Japanese leader Shinzo Abe have emboldened equity investors to take overweight positions in Tokyo-listed equities.

Dec 12, 2017

indiaAshburton Investments is merging its India Equity Opportunities fund with a similar product run by Mumbai-based IIFL Asset Management.

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Executive Interviews

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.

INTERVIEW: Making a name

Apr 18, 2018

Formed by a merger in 2012, Old Mutual Global Investors was little-known in Asia. Carol Wong, managing director for Asia-Pacific, is changing that. She talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: a long-term project

Jun 09, 2018

Our panel discussed robo-advisers, ETF Connect, and why the mutual recognition of funds (MRF) scheme will take time to develop. Chaired by George Mitton in Hong Kong.

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Small nation, big ambitions

Apr 18, 2018

Our cross-industry panel discussed fund passporting, robo-advisers and the potential of a new investment structure, the S-Vacc. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.