Investment strategy

Apr 17, 2018

Singapore_ExchangeThe Singapore Exchange has promised new Indian equity derivatives in June to provide “continuity” after a surprise move by India threatened to stop all offshore derivative trading.

Apr 17, 2018

Property_fundReal estate manager LaSalle Investment Management has raised $1.15 billion for the fifth in a series of pan-Asian, closed-ended property funds.

Apr 17, 2018

responsible investmentA major Chinese asset manager has signed up to a United Nations-backed global charter on responsible investment.

Apr 17, 2018

FintechNippon Life Insurance has invested $94 million in a fund managed by its US investment subsidiary that invests in start-up companies.

Apr 10, 2018

Asia_globeThe dominant market share of banks in Asian fund distribution is under threat as other distribution channels rise in popularity, according to survey data.

Apr 10, 2018

Reserve-Bank-of-IndiaAn investment firm has criticised the decision of the Indian central bank to leave the repo rate unchanged at 6%.

Apr 10, 2018

Japanese pensionerThe Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) of Japan has award an infrastructure investment mandate to DBJ Asset Management.

Apr 10, 2018

Law firmLaw firm Simmons & Simmons has set up an Italian desk in Asia to serve clients involved in cross-border transactions.

Apr 03, 2018

Oil_pumps_commoditiesTrade data suggests China has all but halted exports of critical supplies such as petroleum to North Korea.

Apr 03, 2018

Bank_of_China_towerChinese banks are predicted to enjoy share price growth as bad loans decline as a proportion of overall lending.

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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.