ETFs

Jun 21, 2022

AcquisitionSouth Korea-based Mirae Asset Global Investments has completed its acquisition of Australia-based ETF Securities.

Jun 14, 2022

ETFsState Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has named Jermyn Wong as head of SPDR ETF Singapore.

Apr 19, 2022

Sustainable investingGerman asset manager DWS has announced plans to change the index for two of its Asia-focused ETFs to one that benchmarks ESG factors.

Apr 12, 2022

ETFsKorea’s Samsung Asset Management has expanded its ETF capabilities after buying a 20% stake in US-based Amplify Holdings.

Mar 22, 2022

ETF diceHong Kong-based fund manager Value Partners has appointed Hyund Do Kim as senior director and head of ETF business and Korea sales.

Jan 11, 2022

ETF blocksThe stock exchanges of Hong Kong, Shanghai and Shenzhen have reached an agreement to add ETFs to the Stock Connect scheme.

Jan 04, 2022

ETF blocks 1Japan’s central bank significantly reduced its purchase of local equity in 2021 according to end-of-year sales figures.

Sep 28, 2021

ETF diceHSBC has been appointed as the global custodian and administrator for the listing of Premia Partners’ Premia China STAR50 ETFs.

Mar 09, 2021

Female_boxerThe US government’s blacklisting of Chinese companies sent ripples through the ETF industry. Alex Rolandi reports on how sanctions may have had more impact on investors and index providers than on the country itself.

Mar 09, 2021

ETF screenInvesco has launched its first ETF covering China’s All Shares market.

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Opinion

A quiet revolution in Japan’s corporate governance

revolution, Japan, corporate governance, Shareholders, corporate, governance, standards, improvement, Tetsuro Takase, SuMi TrustShareholders in Japan no longer accept below-par corporate governance standards. Changes are taking place, but there are still areas for improvement, says Tetsuro Takase at SuMi Trust.

Why rising demand for healthcare is creating investment opportunities in China

rising demand, healthcare, investment, opportunities, China, Robert St Clair, Investment Strategy, Fullerton Fund ManagementRobert St Clair, head of investment strategy at Fullerton Fund Management, explores the reasons investors should be paying attention to the rising demand for healthcare in China.

Why take advantage of the recent dip in China’s internet sectors

advantage, China, internet, market, OctoberChina's internet market presents one of the most compelling long-term growth potentials for investors today, given the catalysts supporting the sector from both macro and fundamental perspectives, explains Dr Xiaolin Chen, head of international, KraneShares.

India’s growing importance to the global economy

India, importance, global economy, Apple, iPhone, ChinaThe China Plus One narrative might affect “the world’s factory” and give opportunities for India and other countries well-placed to assume part of the global supply burden. Written by Natalya Zeman, equity investment director, Capital Group.

Industry comments

Leading from the front: Back office is key to the next tech evolution

Leading, Back office, key, tech evolution, funds industry, transformational journey, yields, investor, Technology, Standard Chartered, Shikkoh Malik, funds landscapeThe funds industry is going through a transformational journey focused on generating enhanced yields and elevating the investor experience. Technology is a key driver propelling these initiatives. Standard Chartered’s Shikkoh Malik explains how the firm is leveraging modern technology to achieve efficiencies across the funds...

The world is waking up to India’s growth

world, India, growth, Indian, economy, UTI,  Praveen Jagwani, country, successAs the Indian economy goes from strength to strength, UTI international chief executive Praveen Jagwani highlights the myriad factors behind the country's recent success.

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

India: An “obvious choice for global investors”

Jun 22, 2023

Funds Europe, the sister publication of Funds Global Asia, hosted an India investment discussion with two seasoned experts and asked if India is the ‘last one standing’ from the Brics phenomenon. We also hear that for India, the inclusion of Indian bonds in a major index may not be the desired...

Roundtable: Singapore comes of age as an Asian ESG hub

Dec 01, 2021

Strong ESG credentials strengthen the case for Singapore as a leader in Asia of the post-Covid recovery. Our panel discusses the risks and opportunities.