Investment strategy

Jan 30, 2018

Mergers_and_aquisitionsChanges in official policy guidance contributed to an 11% fall in Chinese merger and acquisition (M&A) activity last year.

Jan 30, 2018

indian equitiesThe Indian equity market, which is at an all-time high in local currency terms, may yet offer good value if the country’s reform agenda is maintained.

Jan 30, 2018

Survey1Political risks and security tensions topped a list of concerns that 55 fund managers in Singapore were asked to assess in a survey.

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.

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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.