Investment strategy

Oct 02, 2018

OutsourcingThe National Pension Service (NPS) of Korea has chosen State Street to provide back and middle-office outsourcing services.

Oct 02, 2018

Shanghai Stock ExchangeIndex compiler FTSE Russell has followed the example of MSCI and vowed to add Chinese mainland-listed equities, known as A-shares, to its global benchmarks.

Oct 02, 2018

Stock Exchange of ThailandCinnober Financial Technology has penned a seven-year licensing deal with the Stock Exchange of Thailand to supply its multi-asset class trading infrastructure.

Oct 02, 2018

Miyajima_gateAberdeen Standard Investments has named four staff members to join its team in Japan, a market it describes as “a key priority”.

Sep 25, 2018

The Hong Kong Green Finance Association, a non-profit group aimed at promoting sustainable investment, was launched at a ceremony attended by the head of the local government.

Sep 25, 2018

Shinzo_AbeAn asset manager has called for Japanese leader Shinzo Abe to focus on economic revival rather than a “high risk tilt” at reforming the country’s constitution.

Sep 25, 2018

Telecoms_towerState Street Global Advisors has registered a US-listed exchange-traded fund (ETF) that invests in the communications services sector for sale in Japan.

Sep 18, 2018

RetirementAlthough a large majority of Asian investors in a survey said they were considering retirement planning, two-thirds of financial advisers in a similar poll said they observed a low demand for such services.

Sep 11, 2018

Singapore_parliamentThe Singapore Variable Capital Company (S-Vacc), a legal structure designed to cater to investment funds, is being discussed by legislators as part of its journey into law.

Sep 11, 2018

China importsChinese imports are growing faster than expected, according to a recent trade balance report, indicating that tensions with the US over trade have not caused appetite for foreign goods to wane.

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Executive Interviews

Interview: Asia’s sweet spots

Jul 05, 2019

As 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.

Interview: Money needs a place to go

Mar 11, 2019

Peng Fei, chief investment officer at Wanwei Asset Management, tells Romil Patel about allocating capital across risk factors when asset performance is uncertain and unpredictable.

Roundtables

ESG roundtable: Are the ESG stars aligning across Asia?

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.

Singapore roundtable: A money magnet

Mar 11, 2019

Our panel discussed why the Singapore Variable Capital Company makes them bullish, what gives the onshore jurisdiction an offshore feel and “blood on the streets” from China’s slowdown. Chaired by Romil Patel in Singapore.