Investment strategy

Oct 16, 2018

IndiaCoupland Cardiff, a boutique asset manager specialising in Asian equities, is launching a fund focused on the Indian subcontinent to tap into the opportunities of a large domestic market.

Oct 16, 2018

SydneyNorthern Trust Asset Management has hired Scott Bennett in the newly created role of head of quantitative research for Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.

Oct 09, 2018

Chinese_stock_quotesA major provider of smart beta investment tools says Chinese mainland-listed A-shares are not accessible enough to join its indices.

Oct 09, 2018

Kuala_LumpurHong Kong-based asset manager Value Partners is expanding its global presence with a new office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Oct 09, 2018

climate changeThe investment community is rewarding corporates that are tackling climate change amid warnings from leading scientists that only 12 years remain to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial levels.

Oct 09, 2018

Online_trainingMobile and web broker Huanying International will offer clients a suite of services from financial technology firm Ayondo under a new partnership.

Oct 09, 2018

Asia-Pacific_globeNorthern Trust Asset Management has named Wouter Sturkenboom as chief investment strategist with responsibility for the Asia-Pacific region in addition to Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Oct 02, 2018

China Construction BankChina’s second largest bank has listed its first overseas green bond, worth €500 million ($576 million), on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.

Oct 02, 2018

OutsourcingThe National Pension Service (NPS) of Korea has chosen State Street to provide back and middle-office outsourcing services.

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.

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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.