Investment strategy

Jun 12, 2018

The twin forces of urbanisation and industry consolidation have made China’s large property developers increasingly attractive to bond investors.

Jun 09, 2018

George_MittonAssisted by private banks, rich Thais have always found ways to move their money offshore. The rest of the nation – those with thousands, not billions to invest – used to buy funds from Thai banks that invested almost solely in Thai assets, largely bonds.

Jun 09, 2018

BangkokLow interest rates, a relaxing regulatory environment and steady economic growth are pushing affluent investors to funnel cash into Thailand’s fund industry. Indrajit Basu reports.

Jun 09, 2018

Hong_Kong_skylineFunds Global Asia was media partner to an event held in Hong Kong by investor services firm SGG Group to discuss investor options in Asia.

Jun 09, 2018

Shanghai_Bund_skylineAsset managers say responsible investment is gaining ground in China after a slow start. Cybil Huichen Chou reports.

Jun 09, 2018

Miranda_MouJP Morgan Asset Management is one of the few firms to have raised significant assets under Hong Kong and mainland China’s mutual recognition of funds (MRF) scheme. Miranda Mou, head of China intermediary business, explains why.

Jun 09, 2018

Leo_Chen_CalastoneFunds Global Asia, in partnership with Calastone, presented the results of a survey of the funds industry to audiences in Hong Kong and Singapore.

Jun 09, 2018

Leo_ChenWith automation rates close to 100% in some regional markets, Calastone is turning its attention to new products such as big data analytics, and expansion in Malaysia and elsewhere, says Leo Chen, head of Asia.

Jun 09, 2018

Chinese_lanternGrowing in wealth and confidence, China is strengthening its position on the world stage. Its integration into the global financial system is irreversible, says Jacob Mitchell of Antipodes Partners.

Jun 09, 2018

US_vs_ChinaCould a trade war end ten years of strong performance for US equities? Perhaps not, finds Fiona Rintoul – but a recession may be on the cards anyway.

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Executive Interviews

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...

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.

Roundtables

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.

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Optimism versus caution

Oct 23, 2018

The impact of financial technology, developments in Asian passporting and the promise of new markets in Thailand were among the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.