Investment strategy

Jan 16, 2018

PandasA unit of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group has issued what it claims are the first panda bonds from a Japanese issuer.

Jan 16, 2018

Donald_Trump_press_conferenceThe Trump administration appears to be preparing tariffs or other punitive measures on Chinese imports to the US, according to a leading economist.

Jan 16, 2018

Rail_transit_constructionThe Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) of Japan has selected StepStone Infrastructure & Real Assets to manage an infrastructure fund of funds mandate.

Jan 16, 2018

Miyajima_gateBrown Brothers Harriman says it is providing custody and fund administration to the first Hong Kong-domiciled Japanese equity fund managed by a Japanese fund house.

Jan 09, 2018

Tax_calculatorA trade association has criticised Korea's plan to lower the ownership threshold at which foreign investors are liable for capital gains tax.

Jan 09, 2018

StudentsSingapore sovereign wealth fund GIC has participated in a deal to acquire student accommodation in the US worth $1.1 billion.

Jan 09, 2018

Chinese_lanternsMorgan Stanley Investment Management has launched a Luxembourg-domiciled Ucits version of its award-winning China A Equity strategy.

Jan 09, 2018

Korean_flag_and_buildingsState Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has appointed Tae Jong Um in the newly created role of head of Korea.

Dec 12, 2017

Private_jet_AsiaThe Chinese operation of Aberdeen Standard Investments has gained a licence to offer funds to institutional and high-net-worth investors.

Dec 12, 2017

Japan_equitiesThe reforms of Japanese leader Shinzo Abe have emboldened equity investors to take overweight positions in Tokyo-listed equities.

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Executive Interviews

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.

INTERVIEW: ‘It cannot be excluded’

Sep 27, 2017

Bond Connect’s launch means China’s onshore bond markets are more accessible than ever. Mo Ji, an economist at amundi, tells George Mitton why that matters.

Roundtables

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.

ROUNDTABLE: More transparency, less certainty

Mar 20, 2017

Our panel discussed exchange-traded funds, regulatory overdrive and whether mutual fund recognition has been a failure. Chaired by George Mitton in Hong Kong.