Investment strategy

Apr 03, 2018

Oil_pumps_commoditiesTrade data suggests China has all but halted exports of critical supplies such as petroleum to North Korea.

Apr 03, 2018

Bank_of_China_towerChinese banks are predicted to enjoy share price growth as bad loans decline as a proportion of overall lending.

Apr 03, 2018

Kaohsiung_TaiwanCTBC Investments will act as the master agent for Natixis Investment Managers in Taiwan under a newly signed agreement.

Apr 03, 2018

Japanese_yen_symbolInvestor flows into Japanese equity funds reached their highest weekly total in four years last week.

Mar 27, 2018

Container_shipEconomic commentators were hoping for a measured response from Beijing after US president Donald Trump imposed new tariffs on imports.

Mar 27, 2018

Chinese_indicesChinese renminbi-denominated government and policy bank bonds will join the Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Index in a phased process starting next year.

Mar 27, 2018

PensionerA newly formed body that aims to represent Hong Kong pension providers has appointed industry veteran Heman Wong as its chief executive.

Mar 20, 2018

Money_marketAsset managers operating in China have stopped promoting money market funds due to official pressure to move assets into other fund types.

Mar 20, 2018

MergerFranklin Templeton Investments says it will merge its South Korean business with a unit of Samsung Asset Management.

Mar 20, 2018

HandshakeOntario Teachers’ Pension Plan has hired Datuk Ben Chan as its regional managing director for the Asia Pacific.

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Executive Interviews

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.

INTERVIEW: Joining the family

Dec 12, 2017

An acquisition has increased the visibility of Natixis investment managers in Australia. George Mitton talks to its local chief executive.

Roundtables

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.

REAL ESTATE ROUNDTABLE: In search of a home

Jul 17, 2017

From Korean warehouses to Chinese hospitals, investors’ holding periods are growing in Asia. But in a market awash with liquidity, so is competition for assets. Our panel in Hong Kong discuss real estate investment.