Investment strategy

Nov 13, 2018

US_China_trade_warThe outcome of the US midterm elections could help improve the trade stand-off between Washington DC and Beijing, State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has said.

Nov 13, 2018

Fitch_RatingsCredit rating agency Fitch Ratings expects robust performance from Philippine economy in 2019 and 2020, with GDP growth of 6.7% in each year, its managing director and chief operating officer said.

Nov 13, 2018

Family_insuranceGrowing what is already a sizeable footprint in China is a key challenge, Prudential’s chief executive has said.

Nov 13, 2018

Rio_de_JaneiroTemasek Holdings, Singapore’s state-owned investment company, has invested in a $150 million (€133 million) fund that will invest in technology firms in Latin America.

Nov 06, 2018

Asia_globeAberdeen Standard Investments has bolstered its Asia team with the addition of four portfolio managers in Hong Kong and China.

Nov 06, 2018

US_midterm_electionAsian investors have one eye firmly fixed on the US as the electorate prepares to head to the polls for the midterm elections on November 6, 2018.

Nov 06, 2018

Islamic_bankingMalaysia will prolong tax breaks for additional expenditure incurred when issuing Islamic bonds, or sukuks, in addition to retail bonds.

Nov 06, 2018

Guwahati_IndiaThe State Bank of India (SBI) has opened its first “wealth hub” in Guwahati, the largest city in the state of Assam, located in the north east of the country.

Nov 06, 2018

Private_equitySoutheast Asia has seen record levels of private equity and venture capital investment activity in 2018, according to the accounting and professional services firm, Ernst & Young (EY).

Oct 30, 2018

Singapore_Exchange_buildingAsian fund management company Phillip Capital Management’s third exchange-traded fund (ETF) launched on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) on October 29, 2018.

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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.