Investment strategy

Sep 11, 2018

Hong-KongSan Francisco-based asset manager Matthews Asia has hired Lindsay Wright, formerly of BNY Mellon, as its head of Asia, based in Hong Kong.

Sep 04, 2018

Chinese_dragonHalf of investment professionals in a poll expect Chinese equities to generate a return of more than 5% in the next 12 months and a fifth expect the return to exceed 20%.

Sep 04, 2018

China_growthDutch asset manager NN Investment Partners has raised its estimate for next year’s economic growth in China from 5.9% to 6.2% based on anticipated stimulus.

Sep 04, 2018

US_China_trade_warThe leading actors in a developing war over tariffs and trade deals have been accused of not appreciating the myriad ways in which large economic processes are linked.

Aug 21, 2018

Master-feeder funds and other partnerships have emerged as a winning strategy for international asset managers in south-east Asia outside Singapore.

Aug 21, 2018

T. Rowe Price will promote Nick Trueman to lead its global investment management services division in the Asia-Pacific region from the start of next year.

Aug 14, 2018

Below-expectation results for the Chinese economy in July indicate that stimulus measures have not yet boosted growth and may demand further stimulus.

Aug 07, 2018

Alternatives surveyThe popularity of alternative asset classes has not gone unnoticed by Asia Pacific asset managers, which are planning to expand their product ranges to include these types of funds.

Aug 07, 2018

China_property_developersInvestors have been advised to avoid corporate bonds issued by small property developers in China in favour of bonds from larger issuers in the sector.

Aug 07, 2018

Merging_blocksForeign firms that wish to gain majority control of Chinese financial services companies have been advised to select small firms as their joint-venture partners.

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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

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.

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Small nation, big ambitions

Apr 18, 2018

Our cross-industry panel discussed fund passporting, robo-advisers and the potential of a new investment structure, the S-Vacc. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.