Investment strategy

Apr 21, 2020

coronavirus_markets_volatilityWhile markets have shown signs of stabilisation amid huge fiscal and monetary stimulus, Fidelity International's global chief investment officer for asset management Andrew McCaffery discusses why he remains cautious about taking on too much risk while the virus trajectory is uncertain and economic outlook weak.

Apr 21, 2020

Asian_Infrastructure_Investment_BankThe Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has said it will double the funds available under the Covid-19 Crisis Recovery Facility “due to high client demand”.

Apr 14, 2020

FintechThe Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has launched a S$125 million (US$88.25 million) support package for financial institutions and fintech firms amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Apr 14, 2020

ESGThe Covid-19 pandemic could shape the environmental, social, and governance landscape for years to come, and in a number of ways, according to research by Frankfurt-based DWS.

Apr 07, 2020

China_bicyclesSignals are emerging that China’s economy is in recovery – but not all parts are recovering with equal velocity, according to Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM).

Apr 07, 2020

AcquisitionJP Morgan has sought to take full ownership of China International Fund Management (CIFM) after caps on full ownership of local asset management firms were lifted on April 1, 2020.

Apr 07, 2020

Asian_Infrastructure_Investment_BankThe Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has given the green light for its first emergency assistance loan totalling US$355 million to help China’s financing needs for public health infrastructure in the fight against Covid-19.

Apr 07, 2020

Asia-PacificPrivate equity firm, CVC Capital Partners, has raised US$4.5 billion for its fifth Asia Pacific fund.

Apr 07, 2020

Emerging_markets3William Blair Investment Management has launched an emerging market fund investing in a broad range of hard-currency bonds.

Apr 06, 2020

Natural_disasterAs volatility dominates the markets, Alex Rolandi and Romil Patel look at the advantages and risks of investing in real estate during uncertain times.


Sponsored Profiles

Sponsored feature: Asset allocators – How do you track your decisions?

Apr 06, 2020

Mark Barry, Head of Asset Allocation at Milestone Group, explores how a simple question can highlight opportunities to automate and streamline your asset allocation investment process.

Sponsored feature: How is DLT changing the global securities services landscape?

Oct 17, 2019

By Jeslyn Tan, global head of product management, securities services, at Deutsche Bank

Sponsored feature: A new base for fund distribution

Oct 16, 2019

To get the most value out of the digitisation of investment fund distribution, a blockchain-based infrastructure is fundamental. By Olivier Portenseigne, Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer, Fundsquare.

Sponsored profile: Bridging the gap

Mar 11, 2019

Private equity is a core part of the business for Caceis’ Hong Kong office, which looks after clients in China and Europe. David Li, chief executive officer, explains why private equity enjoys strong client demand and how it is being used to fund China’s international infrastructure ambitions.

Executive Interviews

Executive interview: ‘China is the 800-pound gorilla’

Aug 04, 2020

Just over a year into his new role, Wai-Kwong Seck, chief executive officer at Eastspring Investments, discusses his business goals, the Covid-19 pandemic and China.

Executive interview: Understanding geographies

Apr 06, 2020

Margaret Harwood-Jones, co-head financing and securities services at Standard Chartered, shares her insights on platform standardisation, opportunities in Asia and regulatory change to encourage...


Hong Kong roundtable: A ‘fragile Goldilocks situation’

Apr 06, 2020

With the global economy at a crossroads, our panel of experts share their thoughts on the market conditions, geopolitical volatility and growth opportunities. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

Singapore roundtable: A horizon to hold long-term assets

Dec 12, 2019

Panellists discuss the geopolitical fractures concerning asset owners, Singapore as a hub for fintech start-ups and why it makes sense to raise capital from a Variable Capital Company (VCC). Chaired by Romil Patel in Singapore.