Investment strategy

Jul 09, 2019

Asia_PacificLegg Mason affiliate Western Asset has hired Michael Dale as the head of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) for client and service marketing and head of the Singapore office to further boost the firm on the continent, the firm announced on July 3,2019.

Jul 09, 2019

Trading_dataOver 50% of global investors are dissatisfied with how their investments have performed over the last five years – but the majority of them blame their own inaction as the main cause for this failure.

Jul 09, 2019

Singapore_MerlionState Street has received the green light to expand its trustee capabilities in Singapore after obtaining a trust business license from the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

Jul 05, 2019

Romil_PatelThe climate emergency is no longer a fringe issue, but something that is very much at the forefront of voters’ – and investors’ – minds.

Jul 05, 2019

Asia_ice_creamCompared to other institutional investors, how diligently are insurance companies incorporating ESG factors into their portfolios? It’s complicated, writes Fiona Rintoul.

Jul 05, 2019

Calastone_event_Asia_2019Funds Global Asia and Calastone partnered in Hong Kong and Singapore to share insights on the impact of changing technologies on Asia’s funds industry, adapting to stay relevant and the changing make-up of investors.

Jul 05, 2019

Tai_HuiAs the US-China trade war ramps up with a hike in levies, Tai Hui, chief market strategist for Asia-Pacific at JP Morgan Asset Management, tells Romil Patel where he identifies investment value.

Jul 05, 2019

Our panel of experts discusses driving higher ESG asset allocation in Asia, growing calls to address the global climate crisis and the importance of governance. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

Jul 05, 2019

Shibuya_TokyoAfter 30 years of the Heisei era in Japan, May 2019 brought a new emperor and the start of the Reiwa era, writes Katsunori Ogawa, chief portfolio manager of the Sakigake strategy at Sumi Trust.

Jul 05, 2019

Paolo_BrignardelloEnsuring data quality as part of holistic information management is the foundation of industry-wide value creation and innovation. By Paolo Brignardello – head, product management and marketing, Fundsquare.

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Hong Kong roundtable: A ‘fragile Goldilocks situation’

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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.

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