Investment strategy

Sep 03, 2019

Asia_business_friendlyAsset managers in southeast Asia are increasingly eager to work with external managers “to come up with more innovative and unique propositions to fill product gaps”, according to research from Cerulli Associates.

Aug 27, 2019

London-based M&G Investments has opened two offices in Australia in a bid to meet growing client demand in the country.

Aug 20, 2019

Global dividends reached a new high in the second quarter despite a slower rate of growth caused by a stronger dollar and a decelerating world economy.

Aug 20, 2019

Hong Kong-based Value Partners saw net profit rise 29.1% to HK$250.9 million (US$31.99 million) in the first half of 2019, the asset manager said in a statement.

Aug 13, 2019

Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, GIC, will invest $621.5 million in the road and highway assets of India’s IRB Infrastructure Developers Limited.

Aug 06, 2019

RenminbiThe fallout between Washington and Beijing continues to deepen after the US Treasury “determined that China is a currency manipulator”, marking a new chapter in trade tensions between the two sides.

Aug 06, 2019

Handshake_contractJP Morgan has confirmed that it has won an auction to purchase a 2% equity stake in China International Fund Management (CIFM).

Aug 06, 2019

Desert_oil_pumpsSingaporean sovereign wealth fund, GIC, will invest $600 million in select parts of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company’s (ADNOC) crude pipeline infrastructure.

Aug 01, 2019

Gold_ETFsGlobal demand for gold reached a three-year high during the first half of this year, driven by continued central bank buying and sustained growth in gold-backed exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Jul 31, 2019

Great_Hall_of_the_PeopleA discretionary asset class not too long ago, investors are facing increasingly little choice other than to look at China – whether it is through public or private markets, according to JP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM).

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Executive Interviews

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Aug 04, 2020

Just over a year into his new role, Wai-Kwong Seck, chief executive officer at Eastspring Investments, discusses his business goals, the Covid-19 pandemic and China.

Executive interview: Understanding geographies

Apr 06, 2020

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Roundtables

Hong Kong roundtable: A ‘fragile Goldilocks situation’

Apr 06, 2020

With the global economy at a crossroads, our panel of experts share their thoughts on the market conditions, geopolitical volatility and growth opportunities. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

Singapore roundtable: A horizon to hold long-term assets

Dec 12, 2019

Panellists discuss the geopolitical fractures concerning asset owners, Singapore as a hub for fintech start-ups and why it makes sense to raise capital from a Variable Capital Company (VCC). Chaired by Romil Patel in Singapore.