Investment strategy

Nov 13, 2018

US_China_trade_warThe outcome of the US midterm elections could help improve the trade stand-off between Washington DC and Beijing, State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has said.

Nov 13, 2018

Fitch_RatingsCredit rating agency Fitch Ratings expects robust performance from Philippine economy in 2019 and 2020, with GDP growth of 6.7% in each year, its managing director and chief operating officer said.

Nov 13, 2018

Family_insuranceGrowing what is already a sizeable footprint in China is a key challenge, Prudential’s chief executive has said.

Nov 13, 2018

Rio_de_JaneiroTemasek Holdings, Singapore’s state-owned investment company, has invested in a $150 million (€133 million) fund that will invest in technology firms in Latin America.

Nov 06, 2018

Asia_globeAberdeen Standard Investments has bolstered its Asia team with the addition of four portfolio managers in Hong Kong and China.

Nov 06, 2018

US_midterm_electionAsian investors have one eye firmly fixed on the US as the electorate prepares to head to the polls for the midterm elections on November 6, 2018.

Nov 06, 2018

Islamic_bankingMalaysia will prolong tax breaks for additional expenditure incurred when issuing Islamic bonds, or sukuks, in addition to retail bonds.

Nov 06, 2018

Guwahati_IndiaThe State Bank of India (SBI) has opened its first “wealth hub” in Guwahati, the largest city in the state of Assam, located in the north east of the country.

Nov 06, 2018

Private_equitySoutheast Asia has seen record levels of private equity and venture capital investment activity in 2018, according to the accounting and professional services firm, Ernst & Young (EY).

Oct 30, 2018

Singapore_Exchange_buildingAsian fund management company Phillip Capital Management’s third exchange-traded fund (ETF) launched on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) on October 29, 2018.

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Executive Interviews

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.

INTERVIEW: Giving peace a chance

Jan 11, 2019

As US-China tensions escalated in 2018, the leaders of the two economies met in Buenos Aires to agree a truce. Aidan Yao, senior emerging Asia economist at Axa Investment Managers, talks to Romil...

Roundtables

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.

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: A sunny picture

Jan 11, 2019

Changes to regulation, US-Sino trade tensions and further steps by China to open its capital markets were some of the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.