Investment strategy

Jun 05, 2013

Music sheetsExchanges in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations region look to sing from the same hymn sheet with the establishment of the Asean Exchange Link. Judith Evans finds that operators are sceptical that the link-up heralds a unified capital market.

Jun 05, 2013

ChamelionIn uncertain markets, funds promising to deliver absolute returns continue to be popular with investors. But managers achieve this in a number of different ways. Muriel Oatham discusses the challenges within this sector.

Jun 05, 2013

Hong KongHoping to attract traditional mutual and hedge funds, Hong Kong is considering legislative amendments to introduce the open-ended investment company. Chee Seng Lok at Multifonds discusses the move.

Apr 12, 2013

King-AuKing Lun Au of BOCHK Asset Management, talks to Stefanie Eschenbacher about his new affiliations, product developments and why he would rather not promote his brand to a wide investor base through Ucits.

Apr 12, 2013

Hong KongThe proposed mutual recognition of funds between Hong Kong and China could transform the island from a primarily fund distribution to a fund manufacturing centre. Muriel Oatham explores the opportunities.

Apr 12, 2013

SplashThe emergence of ‘cancer villages’ in China has raised concerns over the purity and supply of water. Junwei Hafner-Cai of RobecoSAM discusses how an environmental policy shift could translate into investment opportunities.

Apr 12, 2013

Theresa-CEOThe Philippines is preparing for the arrival of funds of funds, feeder funds and exchange-traded funds. Maria Theresa Marcial-Javier talks to Stefanie Eschenbacher about BPI Asset Management’s plans.

Apr 12, 2013

Theresa-CEOThe Philippines is preparing for the arrival of funds of funds, feeder funds and exchange-traded funds. Maria Theresa Marcial-Javier talks to Stefanie Eschenbacher about BPI Asset Management’s plans.

Apr 12, 2013

Odd shoesAs more exchange-traded funds are being launched within China’s renminbi qualified foreign institutional investor scheme, Andrew Clark of Lipper explores the potential for arbitrage.

Apr 12, 2013

Rice paddyIndonesia, Malaysia and Thailand have seen double-digit annualised growth rates in assets under management over the past five years, but the potential Chinese megamarket has seen only limited growth. Aymeric Poizot of Fitch Ratings analyses the developments.

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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.