Investment strategy

Jan 09, 2018

Chinese_lanternsMorgan Stanley Investment Management has launched a Luxembourg-domiciled Ucits version of its award-winning China A Equity strategy.

Jan 09, 2018

Korean_flag_and_buildingsState Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has appointed Tae Jong Um in the newly created role of head of Korea.

Dec 12, 2017

Private_jet_AsiaThe Chinese operation of Aberdeen Standard Investments has gained a licence to offer funds to institutional and high-net-worth investors.

Dec 12, 2017

Japan_equitiesThe reforms of Japanese leader Shinzo Abe have emboldened equity investors to take overweight positions in Tokyo-listed equities.

Dec 12, 2017

indiaAshburton Investments is merging its India Equity Opportunities fund with a similar product run by Mumbai-based IIFL Asset Management.

Dec 12, 2017

AcquisitionItaly-based asset manager Azimut has acquired a financial planning and accounting services firm based in Sydney, Australia.

Dec 12, 2017

George_MittonNot long ago, a fund professional in Hong Kong told me that trying to set up an Asian fund passport was, to paraphrase, like pushing excrement uphill.

Dec 12, 2017

PassportThe Asia Region Funds Passport is due to launch in 2018. But will it catch on? George Mitton reports.

Dec 12, 2017

Robo-adviserAsia is becoming a proving ground for innovative robo-advice technologies. Joshua Bateman reports from Hong Kong Fintech Week.

Dec 12, 2017

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

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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.