Investment strategy

Jun 09, 2020

Institutional investors in Asia are more confident than their global counterparts when it comes to navigating the current Covid-19 induced volatility to meet their short and long-term objectives, according to a State Street Corporation survey.

Apr 21, 2020

Real estate investment managers around the world raised a record US$225.8 billion in capital in 2019, with Asia Pacific vehicles accounting for $32.8 billion of the total.

Apr 21, 2020

Robo-adviserRetail banks are reinventing themselves with the launch on online platforms as investors in Asia Pacific become increasingly spoiled for choice when it comes to buying mutual funds.

Apr 21, 2020

coronavirus_markets_volatilityWhile markets have shown signs of stabilisation amid huge fiscal and monetary stimulus, Fidelity International's global chief investment officer for asset management Andrew McCaffery discusses why he remains cautious about taking on too much risk while the virus trajectory is uncertain and economic outlook weak.

Apr 21, 2020

Asian_Infrastructure_Investment_BankThe Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has said it will double the funds available under the Covid-19 Crisis Recovery Facility “due to high client demand”.

Apr 14, 2020

FintechThe Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has launched a S$125 million (US$88.25 million) support package for financial institutions and fintech firms amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Apr 14, 2020

ESGThe Covid-19 pandemic could shape the environmental, social, and governance landscape for years to come, and in a number of ways, according to research by Frankfurt-based DWS.

Apr 07, 2020

China_bicyclesSignals are emerging that China’s economy is in recovery – but not all parts are recovering with equal velocity, according to Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM).

Apr 07, 2020

AcquisitionJP Morgan has sought to take full ownership of China International Fund Management (CIFM) after caps on full ownership of local asset management firms were lifted on April 1, 2020.

Apr 07, 2020

Asian_Infrastructure_Investment_BankThe Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has given the green light for its first emergency assistance loan totalling US$355 million to help China’s financing needs for public health infrastructure in the fight against Covid-19.

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Sponsored Profiles

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Nov 05, 2020

Funds Global Asia talks to Calastone’s Leo Chen about the growth of wealth management in Southeast Asia and the emergence of new models.

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Apr 06, 2020

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Oct 17, 2019

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Oct 16, 2019

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Executive Interviews

Executive interview: Staying agile on the pandemic plan

Nov 05, 2020

Terry Pan, chief executive for Greater China, southeast Asia and Korea at Invesco Asia Pacific, tells us about managing a business during Covid-19, opportunities on the continent and US-China...

Executive interview: Hong Kong: Bridging the ESG gap

Nov 05, 2020

Dr King Lun Au, executive director at the Financial Services Development Council (FSDC) discusses Hong Kong’s “unique” role in developing ESG in the region with Romil Patel.

Roundtables

Roundtable: ‘What’s priced in versus what surprises’

Jan 04, 2021

As we head into 2021, our panel of experts in Singapore pore over the key risks that are not fully priced in, the impact of the incoming Biden administration on Asia and the dominant investment theme that is China. Chaired by Romil Patel.

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.