Investment strategy

Jul 24, 2018

Fitch_Ratings_buildingThe Philippines has retained its BBB status from Fitch Ratings, a ratings agency, which said improved government revenues should promote stability.

Jul 24, 2018

Singaporean_dollarsNikko Asset Management has launched what it says is the first corporate bond exchange-traded fund (ETF) to be denominated in Singaporean dollars.

Jul 24, 2018

Business_analyticsA major Chinese pension provider has chosen to use portfolio analysis software from London-based Style Analytics.

Jul 17, 2018

Costs_to_minimumThe Japanese division of State Street Global Advisors has registered 19 exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with the local regulator.

Jul 17, 2018

Godzilla, Hotel Gracery ShinjukuAn asset manager has foretold that the Japanese economy will come alive like a mighty sea monster awakened by radiation.

Jul 17, 2018

Tokopedia_towerSingapore-based Golden Equator Capital has launched a venture capital fund in partnership with Korea Investment Partners.

Jul 10, 2018

Asia_globeA continued demand for cross-border funds and a lack of effective domestic regulation will ensure Ucits funds remain widespread in Asia.

Jul 10, 2018

Singapore_MerlionAssets held in alternative investments such as private equity are outgrowing traditional asset classes in Singapore.

Jul 10, 2018

Oil_pumps_commoditiesThe Taiwan Futures Exchange has listed oil futures in a bid to make it easier for local investors to reduce risk in energy portfolios.

Jul 10, 2018

Stock_market_appA Singapore-based start-up company that has developed an investment app for consumers has launched its product in Japan.

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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

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.

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Small nation, big ambitions

Apr 18, 2018

Our cross-industry panel discussed fund passporting, robo-advisers and the potential of a new investment structure, the S-Vacc. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.