Investment strategy

Jan 30, 2018

Donald-TrumpChinese pressure explains a shift in stance from the US president, who signalled at the Davos conference that he no longer regards the global economy as a zero-sum game, says an economist.

Jan 23, 2018

handshake_1Eastspring Investments has hired Colin Graham as chief investment officer for multi-asset solutions, based in Singapore.

Jan 16, 2018

PandasA unit of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group has issued what it claims are the first panda bonds from a Japanese issuer.

Jan 16, 2018

Donald_Trump_press_conferenceThe Trump administration appears to be preparing tariffs or other punitive measures on Chinese imports to the US, according to a leading economist.

Jan 16, 2018

Rail_transit_constructionThe Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) of Japan has selected StepStone Infrastructure & Real Assets to manage an infrastructure fund of funds mandate.

Jan 16, 2018

Miyajima_gateBrown Brothers Harriman says it is providing custody and fund administration to the first Hong Kong-domiciled Japanese equity fund managed by a Japanese fund house.

Jan 09, 2018

Tax_calculatorA trade association has criticised Korea's plan to lower the ownership threshold at which foreign investors are liable for capital gains tax.

Jan 09, 2018

StudentsSingapore sovereign wealth fund GIC has participated in a deal to acquire student accommodation in the US worth $1.1 billion.

Jan 09, 2018

Chinese_lanternsMorgan Stanley Investment Management has launched a Luxembourg-domiciled Ucits version of its award-winning China A Equity strategy.

Jan 09, 2018

Korean_flag_and_buildingsState Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has appointed Tae Jong Um in the newly created role of head of Korea.

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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.