Investment strategy

Oct 02, 2018

Shanghai Stock ExchangeIndex compiler FTSE Russell has followed the example of MSCI and vowed to add Chinese mainland-listed equities, known as A-shares, to its global benchmarks.

Oct 02, 2018

Stock Exchange of ThailandCinnober Financial Technology has penned a seven-year licensing deal with the Stock Exchange of Thailand to supply its multi-asset class trading infrastructure.

Oct 02, 2018

Miyajima_gateAberdeen Standard Investments has named four staff members to join its team in Japan, a market it describes as “a key priority”.

Sep 25, 2018

The Hong Kong Green Finance Association, a non-profit group aimed at promoting sustainable investment, was launched at a ceremony attended by the head of the local government.

Sep 25, 2018

Shinzo_AbeAn asset manager has called for Japanese leader Shinzo Abe to focus on economic revival rather than a “high risk tilt” at reforming the country’s constitution.

Sep 25, 2018

Telecoms_towerState Street Global Advisors has registered a US-listed exchange-traded fund (ETF) that invests in the communications services sector for sale in Japan.

Sep 18, 2018

RetirementAlthough a large majority of Asian investors in a survey said they were considering retirement planning, two-thirds of financial advisers in a similar poll said they observed a low demand for such services.

Sep 11, 2018

Singapore_parliamentThe Singapore Variable Capital Company (S-Vacc), a legal structure designed to cater to investment funds, is being discussed by legislators as part of its journey into law.

Sep 11, 2018

China importsChinese imports are growing faster than expected, according to a recent trade balance report, indicating that tensions with the US over trade have not caused appetite for foreign goods to wane.

Sep 11, 2018

JP_Morgan_Hong_KongJP Morgan Asset Management has named two new fixed income staff in Hong Kong and a hedge fund specialist in Singapore.

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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.