ETFs

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.

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...

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: 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

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.

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.