Investment strategy

May 14, 2019

Green_investmentsThe Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has released a set of plans to develop its credentials as a regional centre for green finance as well as combat the climate crisis.

May 07, 2019

PowerlinesSingapore’s sovereign wealth fund, GIC, and global investment firm, KKR, have collectively acquired a 42% stake in infrastructure investment trust, India Grid Trust (IndiGrid).

May 07, 2019

Green_bondsHong Kong’s governing authority has become the first Asian signatory to the Green Bond Pledge, a joint initiative developed by international climate finance and environmental bodies.

May 07, 2019

Water_tapInvestors must consider the interaction between water, energy and food - known as the ‘WEF Nexus’ – as part of their securities selection process, according to fund manager T. Rowe Price.

May 07, 2019

Hong_Kong_Stock_ExchangeThe Hong Kong stock exchange has adopted a simplified structure offered by Euroclear Bank for the trading of European exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Apr 30, 2019

Indian_stocksIndia has enjoyed a boom in alternative investment funds (AIFs) in recent years due to a combination of regulatory reforms and a rising number of high net-worth individuals seeking “sophisticated and niche” strategies, according to Cerulli Associates.

Apr 30, 2019

China_growthMSCI’s decision to increase the weight of China A-shares in its global benchmarks from 5% to 20% starting in May “could lead to upwards of $70 billion in equity flows into the A-share market in 2019”, according to HSBC Global Asset Management.

Apr 23, 2019

The world’s largest asset manager has appointed Tony Tang as head of China as it sets its sights on expanding in the country.

Apr 16, 2019

CommerzbankCommerzbank has hosted its first Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) workshop for corporate clients to discuss the expected US$1 trillion worth of business opportunities along the trade corridor between Europe and Asia.

Apr 16, 2019

Kuala LumpurEastspring Investments Berhad, the Asian asset management arm of Prudential, has chosen Puan Khadijah Sairah Ibrahim to lead its Islamic funds business in Malaysia.

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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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