Fixed income

Apr 12, 2013

Shatering heartThe joint venture rules that tie foreign asset managers to their Chinese counterparts have recently changed, leaving the future uncertain for many. Stefanie Eschenbacher investigates.

Apr 12, 2013

King-AuKing Lun Au of BOCHK Asset Management, talks to Stefanie Eschenbacher about his new affiliations, product developments and why he would rather not promote his brand to a wide investor base through Ucits.

Apr 12, 2013

Toy-soldiersHeadline writers sometimes need to resist the temptation to use inflammatory phrases as they try to attract readers, finds Stefanie Eschenbacher. But why lead with currency wars when there is something as arresting as Abenomics?

Apr 12, 2013

Falleing petalsFollowing last year’s election in Japan, new leaders are starting to implement drastic measures. Masashi Oda of SuMi Trust explains the ‘three arrows’ policy: aggressive monetary easing, fiscal stimulus and supporting measures to boost economic growth.

Apr 12, 2013

IndiaIndia has been trying to rationalise the extraordinary benefits granted under a tax avoidance treaty with Mauritius. Praveen Jagwani of UTI International Singapore finds investment flows are beginning to diminish.

Sep 04, 2012

VolcanoIndonesia aims to develop its financial sector through a regulatory overhaul while new players are entering the market. Stefanie Eschenbacher looks at the opportunities and the challenges.

Sep 04, 2012

Michael DommermuthAsia is greying. Manulife Asset Management Asia’s Michael Dommermuth discusses the consequences with Stefanie Eschenbacher.

Sep 04, 2012

Michael DommermuthAsia is greying. Manulife Asset Management Asia’s Michael Dommermuth discusses the consequences with Stefanie Eschenbacher.

Sep 04, 2012

BabyForeign institutional investors and speculative local individuals have traditionally been the big players in Asian equity markets. Stefanie Eschenbacher finds this is changing as countries are starting to develop their pension systems.

Sep 04, 2012

Asian asset managers have historically lagged behind Europe and North America in the take-up of operational outsourcing, but the participants in our roundtable say this is changing. They also discuss the cost pressures they face themselves as a result of increased regulation. Chaired by Stefanie Eschenbacher.

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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.