Investment strategy

Jul 05, 2019

DandelionAmid a flurry of global challenges – from the US-China trade war to Brexit and major elections across Asia – Investors share their views and navigation strategies on India, Singapore and South Korea.

Jul 05, 2019

The_Great_Chinese_WallGiven that China’s a global behemoth, its A-shares market deserves more attention, writes Nick Samuels, head of manager research at Redington.

Jul 04, 2019

Shinjuku_TokyoMost of the media and investment community are ignoring an important development in the world’s second-largest stock market and developed economy, says John Vail, chief global strategist at Nikko Asset Management.

Jul 04, 2019

ShanghaiMore than ever, China’s markets are opening up to foreigners. Romil Patel looks at how this is working in practice.

Jul 04, 2019

Eurozone_stocksMario Draghi has been doing “whatever it takes” to save the euro. But managing eurozone equities is still a difficult task. World-leading companies in some sectors can help, finds Nick Fitzpatrick.

Jul 02, 2019

Global_riseT. Rowe Price’s senior investment leaders say they have a cautiously positive outlook on global economies and financial markets heading into the second half of the year.

Jul 02, 2019

Handshake_contractHong Kong-based insurer FWD Group has struck a $3 billion deal to acquire SCB Life Assurance from Thailand’s largest lender, Siam Commercial Bank (SCB).

Jul 02, 2019

freight trainSingaporean sovereign wealth fund, GIC, and Canadian asset manager, Brookfield, have struck a deal to acquire freight railroad operator, Genesee & Wyoming Inc (G&W) in an $8.4 billion deal.

Jul 02, 2019

Research reportsAllfunds, a fund distribution platform with a Singapore office, has acquired the research business of Zurich-based fundinfo to expand its fund selection service and increase data analytics.

Jun 25, 2019

US_federal_reserveState Street Global Advisors (SSGA) sees scope for moderate global economic growth over the medium-term thanks in part to an accommodative policy stance from the US Federal Reserve (Fed), the firm said in its 2019 mid-year global market outlook.


Sponsored Profiles

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Apr 06, 2020

Mark Barry, Head of Asset Allocation at Milestone Group, explores how a simple question can highlight opportunities to automate and streamline your asset allocation investment process.

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Oct 17, 2019

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Oct 16, 2019

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Sponsored profile: Bridging the gap

Mar 11, 2019

Private equity is a core part of the business for Caceis’ Hong Kong office, which looks after clients in China and Europe. David Li, chief executive officer, explains why private equity enjoys strong client demand and how it is being used to fund China’s international infrastructure ambitions.

Executive Interviews

Executive interview: ‘China is the 800-pound gorilla’

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

Margaret Harwood-Jones, co-head financing and securities services at Standard Chartered, shares her insights on platform standardisation, opportunities in Asia and regulatory change to encourage...


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.