ETFs

Apr 17, 2012

China’s economy is a paradox, say the participants of our investment roundtable. They discuss the mismatch of economic growth and stock market performance, investment opportunities and product trends. Chaired by Stefanie Eschenbacher

Participants:

Xiao Feng Zhong, deputy chief executive officer (Amundi Hong Kong Ltd)
Alex Ng, chief investment officer, Asia Pacific (BNP Pribas Investment Partners)
Bill Maldonado, chief investment officer, Asia Pacific (HSBC...

Jan 10, 2012

HurdlesWith their tendency to trade mutual funds, Asian investors should be enthusiastic about ETFs. Yet, while demand exists, these products face substantial headwinds in the region. Mark McFee finds out what it will take for them to become part of the mainstream.

Jan 10, 2012

Singapore is a major rival to Hong Kong and Shanghai for dominance as an asset management hub. But, Funds Global finds that for the government and the industry, it is not just China that is driving development. (part 2)

Participants:
Lester Gray, chief executive officer, Asia Pacific, Schroder Investment Management
Gopi Mirchandani, senior vice president, business development, Fullerton Fund Management
Siew Cheong Kong, chief marketing officer, Lion...

Jan 10, 2012

Singapore is a major rival to Hong Kong and Shanghai for dominance as an asset management hub. But, Funds Global finds that for the government and the industry, it is not just China that is driving development.

Mar 07, 2011

DrawersCustody experts from several big western brands talk to Nick Fitzpatrick about how the competitive landscape may develop as Chinese banks pursue market share.

Mar 07, 2011

DumplingsThe ETF market in Asia is growing and David Ngan, of Hang Sang, and Ken Sue, of HSBC, expect more Chinese providers to set up operations in Hong Kong.

Jul 06, 2010

RuletteThe Lehman Brothers downfall has scared Hong Kong investors, with many of them reverting to buying direct stocks and ETFs, finds Nick Fitzpatrick.

Jul 06, 2010

BoatsHow long will it take for Asian fund management companies to become a global competitive force, asks Martyn Cuff, managing director of Allianz Global Investors Europe.

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Executive Interviews

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.

INTERVIEW: Joining the family

Dec 12, 2017

An acquisition has increased the visibility of Natixis investment managers in Australia. George Mitton talks to its local chief executive.

Roundtables

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.

REAL ESTATE ROUNDTABLE: In search of a home

Jul 17, 2017

From Korean warehouses to Chinese hospitals, investors’ holding periods are growing in Asia. But in a market awash with liquidity, so is competition for assets. Our panel in Hong Kong discuss real estate investment.