Investment strategy

Feb 26, 2019

Asia_globeGlobal asset manager PineBridge Investments has hired Anthony Fasso as its new chief executive for the Asia Pacific region.

Feb 19, 2019

Real_estateAberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has built out its real estate offerings in the Asia Pacific region following its purchase of of Orion Partners, a regional real estate investment management firm, for an undisclosed fee.

Feb 19, 2019

BiotechnologyChinese biotech company Burning Rock closed another round of funding to the tune of RMB 850 million ($125.5 million), with Singapore’s GIC leading the financing.

Feb 19, 2019

Global ETFsJanuary saw net inflows of €12.3 billion into global exchange-traded funds (ETFs), according to figures published by French asset manager, Amundi.

Feb 05, 2019

AcquisitionAmundi, Europe’s largest asset management firm by assets under management (AuM), has acquired Mirae Asset Global Investments (Taiwan) for an undisclosed fee, the firm has announced.

Feb 05, 2019

RenminbiThe influence of China’s currency is continuing to grow from a global standpoint after it was confirmed that Chinese government renminbi bonds and policy bank securities will be added to the Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Index.

Feb 05, 2019

Year of the PigAs China ushers in the Year of the Pig, the world’s second-largest economy is heading into the New Year with the prospect of further US tariffs on Chinese goods combined with its slowest pace of economic growth since 1990.

Feb 05, 2019

Kiwi_road_signThe Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation has hired Sam Porath as the manager for New Zealand equities.

Jan 29, 2019

Standard_and_PoorsChina’s central bank has given S&P Global the nod to rate its domestic bonds – a first for a company wholly owned by an international credit ratings agency.

Jan 29, 2019

China_and_Hong-Kong_flagChina’s regulator has given JPMorgan Asset Management (JPMAM) the green light for the northbound distribution of two funds as the world’s second largest economy continues to open its markets to foreign institutions.

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Executive Interviews

Interview: Asia’s sweet spots

Jul 05, 2019

As the US-China trade war ramps up with a hike in levies, Tai Hui, chief market strategist for Asia-Pacific at JP Morgan Asset Management, tells Romil Patel where he identifies investment value.

Interview: Money needs a place to go

Mar 11, 2019

Peng Fei, chief investment officer at Wanwei Asset Management, tells Romil Patel about allocating capital across risk factors when asset performance is uncertain and unpredictable.

Roundtables

ESG roundtable: Are the ESG stars aligning across Asia?

Jul 05, 2019

Our panel of experts discusses driving higher ESG asset allocation in Asia, growing calls to address the global climate crisis and the importance of governance. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

Singapore roundtable: A money magnet

Mar 11, 2019

Our panel discussed why the Singapore Variable Capital Company makes them bullish, what gives the onshore jurisdiction an offshore feel and “blood on the streets” from China’s slowdown. Chaired by Romil Patel in Singapore.