Fixed income

Jan 05, 2021

Singapore MerlionFive thematic investment funds aimed at retail investors in Singapore have been launched by Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM).

Dec 08, 2020

BlockchainA blockchain proof of concept for the digital issuance of retail bonds in the Philippines has been successfully completed by Standard Chartered.

Nov 05, 2020

COVID_19Terry Pan, chief executive for Greater China, southeast Asia and Korea at Invesco Asia Pacific, tells us about managing a business during Covid-19, opportunities on the continent and US-China decoupling.

Nov 05, 2020

Elizabeth_AllenClose to a quarter of global investment grade bonds are yielding negative rates. This is perhaps no surprise, as policy rates have been slashed to record lows in response to the pandemic, writes HSBC’s Elizabeth Allen.

Sep 29, 2020

Bonds newspaperGlobal fund managers have reacted positively to the decision of FTSE Russell to include Chinese government bonds in its World Government Bond index from October 2021.

Sep 22, 2020

Climate_change_treeManulife Investment Management has unveiled a new ESG strategy focused on Asian credit.

May 19, 2020

Allocations to emerging market bonds were surging before the Covid-19 crisis, analysis of fixed income markets shows.

Apr 06, 2020

Natural_disasterAs volatility dominates the markets, Alex Rolandi and Romil Patel look at the advantages and risks of investing in real estate during uncertain times.

Apr 06, 2020

CoronavirusThe world has taken a battering from black swan events, namely COVID-19. Experts share their insights on Malaysia and Thailand as they put their strategies to the test in unprecedented times.

Apr 06, 2020

Compass2019 saw a bond bonanza but fixed income allocations are likely to be more neutral this year, finds Nick Fitzpatrick.

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Sponsored Profiles

Sponsored feature: Another way of doing things

Nov 05, 2020

Funds Global Asia talks to Calastone’s Leo Chen about the growth of wealth management in Southeast Asia and the emergence of new models.

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Apr 06, 2020

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Oct 17, 2019

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Oct 16, 2019

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Executive Interviews

Executive interview: Staying agile on the pandemic plan

Nov 05, 2020

Terry Pan, chief executive for Greater China, southeast Asia and Korea at Invesco Asia Pacific, tells us about managing a business during Covid-19, opportunities on the continent and US-China...

Executive interview: Hong Kong: Bridging the ESG gap

Nov 05, 2020

Dr King Lun Au, executive director at the Financial Services Development Council (FSDC) discusses Hong Kong’s “unique” role in developing ESG in the region with Romil Patel.

Roundtables

Roundtable: ‘What’s priced in versus what surprises’

Jan 04, 2021

As we head into 2021, our panel of experts in Singapore pore over the key risks that are not fully priced in, the impact of the incoming Biden administration on Asia and the dominant investment theme that is China. Chaired by Romil Patel.

Hong Kong roundtable: A ‘fragile Goldilocks situation’

Apr 06, 2020

With the global economy at a crossroads, our panel of experts share their thoughts on the market conditions, geopolitical volatility and growth opportunities. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.