Investment strategy

Dec 01, 2021

The climate crisis has focused global attention – from governments, financial institutions, corporates and the public at large – on carbon emissions. But the other side of the coin, biodiversity loss, has received far less attention, writes Romil Patel.

Dec 01, 2021

Flexible fixed income funds have found favour in the past decade of low yields. Tanya Ashreena speaks to fund managers about active approaches by some of these funds to market volatility during the Covid pandemic.

Aug 02, 2021

Real_estateReal estate equities are in recovery. Despite ‘noise’ in the wider stock market, some property shares are back above pre-crisis levels, powered by demographic changes and currently boosted by inflation worries. Alex Rolandi reports.

Jul 12, 2021

Tim_AntonelliInsurers’ inability to foresee the impact of extreme weather on long-term investments is hindering asset selection processes, but a new modelling tool that more accurately forecasts future climate risks may prove to be a boon to carriers and other asset owners.

Jul 12, 2021

Nagasaki_portBond managers are optimistic for their asset class but are watching central banks closely to see how they will manage inflation, finds Pete Carvill.

Jul 12, 2021

Satoshi_MaruiIn Japan and around the world, the Covid-19 pandemic has rapidly changed lifestyles and work practices, writes Satoshi Marui of SuMi Trust.

Jul 12, 2021

Terraced_fields_VietnamIndustry experts offer in-depth analysis of the emerging markets landscape, including the main challenges ahead and which areas to watch out for.

Apr 14, 2021

logistics_investmentFor investors in logistics buildings, Covid-19 spurred expected growth by years. Surging demand for e-commerce means the number of warehouse sites is shrinking, providing a solid foundation for the sector’s future, writes Alex Rolandi.

Apr 13, 2021

Chinese dragonThe economic rise is entrenched. Next comes China’s financial rise – but many Western investors are still not exposed to it. Funds Europe speaks with investment experts – including TFL Pension Fund and fund managers in Asia.

Apr 06, 2021

Retirement signJP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) and CMB Wealth Management have unveiled a jointly developed fund aimed at China’s onshore retirement sector.

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Executive Interviews

Executive interview: PGIM CEO on where the ESG flowers should bloom

Sep 27, 2021

David Hunt, president and chief executive of PGIM, tells Romil Patel about leading a top 10 global asset manager in times where “empowering and encouraging the kind of investment decisions as...

Executive interview: Nicolas Moreau’s orderly transition

Jul 12, 2021

Nicolas Moreau, CEO of HSBC Asset Management, is moving to Asia as the firm looks to connect more directly with the region’s growth story. ESG is also a key focus – including the ‘just’ carbon...

Roundtables

Roundtable: Singapore comes of age as an Asian ESG hub

Dec 01, 2021

Strong ESG credentials strengthen the case for Singapore as a leader in Asia of the post-Covid recovery. Our panel discusses the risks and opportunities.

Roundtable: How well geared are Japanese assets for a new world?

Jul 12, 2021

As we prepare to emerge from Covid, experts look at overcoming demographic issues through a combination of good tech and corporate governance, improving productivity and meeting an ambitious government carbon emissions reduction target. Chaired by Romil Patel.