Investment strategy

Feb 27, 2018

HandshakeInvestment consultancy Willis Towers Watson has hired a former senior executive of Sun Life as its managing director for Hong Kong and Macau.

Feb 27, 2018

BeijingUS-based Capital Group has added a global corporate bond fund to its Luxembourg-domiciled Ucits range for distribution in Europe and Asia.

Feb 20, 2018

Chinese_year_of_the_dogA recent setback in global equities does not diminish an optimistic outlook for China in the Year of the Dog.

Feb 20, 2018

Japanese_yen_symbolJapanese investors expect international affairs to have a greater impact on the stock market than exchange rates or corporate earnings.

Feb 20, 2018

SydneyA division of Axa Investment Managers that deals in property and infrastructure has appointed Kumar Kalyanakumar as head of Australia.

Feb 13, 2018

Real_estate_soldInvestors spent more than $20 billion on income-producing property assets in Hong Kong last year, a rise of 39% compared with 2016.

Feb 13, 2018

Indian_stocksThree Indian stock exchanges will halt the offshore trading of derivatives linked to their equity markets.

Feb 13, 2018

Shenzhen_cityA ranking of global cities by asset manager Schroders has highlighted Shenzhen as “top of the list for cities to watch in 2018”.

Feb 13, 2018

HandshakeThe foundation behind the International Financial Reporting Standards has appointed Lee White, a veteran of the Australian accounting sector, as its executive director.

Jan 30, 2018

Mergers_and_aquisitionsChanges in official policy guidance contributed to an 11% fall in Chinese merger and acquisition (M&A) activity last year.

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Giving peace a chance

Jan 11, 2019

As US-China tensions escalated in 2018, the leaders of the two economies met in Buenos Aires to agree a truce. Aidan Yao, senior emerging Asia economist at Axa Investment Managers, talks to Romil...

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.

Roundtables

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: A sunny picture

Jan 11, 2019

Changes to regulation, US-Sino trade tensions and further steps by China to open its capital markets were some of the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Optimism versus caution

Oct 23, 2018

The impact of financial technology, developments in Asian passporting and the promise of new markets in Thailand were among the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.