Investment strategy

Apr 18, 2018

Wind_farmResponsible investment is a priority for the funds industry, but techniques to measure ESG principles are in their infancy, says Vivek Jamwal of Stradegi Investment Management Consulting.

Apr 18, 2018

Armin_ChokseySingapore’s asset and wealth management sector has seen remarkable growth in the past few years.

Apr 18, 2018

RosesBanks in emerging markets are successfully targeting inflation, making the EM debt asset class attractive. Expect to see more flows, Fiona Rintoul is told.

Apr 18, 2018

BitcoinsWithin two years, blockchain could be a standard part of asset management. Fiona Rintoul considers the regulatory hurdles that might lie ahead.

Apr 17, 2018

Tiananmen_squareChina beat government targets by reporting GDP growth of 6.8% on an annualised basis in the first quarter – but the news failed to spur regional stock markets.

Apr 17, 2018

Singapore_ExchangeThe Singapore Exchange has promised new Indian equity derivatives in June to provide “continuity” after a surprise move by India threatened to stop all offshore derivative trading.

Apr 17, 2018

Property_fundReal estate manager LaSalle Investment Management has raised $1.15 billion for the fifth in a series of pan-Asian, closed-ended property funds.

Apr 17, 2018

responsible investmentA major Chinese asset manager has signed up to a United Nations-backed global charter on responsible investment.

Apr 17, 2018

FintechNippon Life Insurance has invested $94 million in a fund managed by its US investment subsidiary that invests in start-up companies.

Apr 10, 2018

Asia_globeThe dominant market share of banks in Asian fund distribution is under threat as other distribution channels rise in popularity, according to survey data.

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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

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.

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.