Investment strategy

Mar 11, 2019

Chi_LoA change in China’s economic management policy has made its policy time lag longer, more uncertain and more unstable than in the old growth model, says Chi Lo, senior economist for Greater China at BNP Paribas Asset Management.

Mar 05, 2019

Chinese_stock_quotesGlobal asset managers have reacted positively after index compiler MSCI took the decision to increase the weight of China A shares in its global benchmarks from 5% to 20%. The increase will be phased in over three steps in May, August and November 2019.

Mar 05, 2019

Life_insurance_planUS-based private equity firm Carlyle Group has bought a 9% stake in SBI Life Insurance Company, the life insurance subsidiary of the State Bank of India [SBI].

Mar 05, 2019

BiotechnologyTemasek Holdings, Singapore’s state-owned investment company, contributed to an $85 million series B funding round for Suzhou-based Gracell Biotechnologies.

Feb 26, 2019

US_China_trade_warHopes are rising that Washington and Beijing will reach a deal to end a long-running trade war after US President Donald Trump declared sufficient progress had been made between the two sides.

Feb 26, 2019

Indian_toll_roadThe Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (Omers) has struck its first infrastructure investment deal in India with the acquisition of a 22.4% stake in IndInfravit Trust, which holds a portfolio of five operational toll road concessions.

Feb 26, 2019

Asia_globeGlobal asset manager PineBridge Investments has hired Anthony Fasso as its new chief executive for the Asia Pacific region.

Feb 19, 2019

Real_estateAberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has built out its real estate offerings in the Asia Pacific region following its purchase of of Orion Partners, a regional real estate investment management firm, for an undisclosed fee.

Feb 19, 2019

BiotechnologyChinese biotech company Burning Rock closed another round of funding to the tune of RMB 850 million ($125.5 million), with Singapore’s GIC leading the financing.

Feb 19, 2019

Global ETFsJanuary saw net inflows of €12.3 billion into global exchange-traded funds (ETFs), according to figures published by French asset manager, Amundi.

Pages

Executive Interviews

Interview: Money needs a place to go

Mar 11, 2019

Peng Fei, chief investment officer at Wanwei Asset Management, tells Romil Patel about allocating capital across risk factors when asset performance is uncertain and unpredictable.

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...

Roundtables

Singapore roundtable: A money magnet

Mar 11, 2019

Our panel discussed why the Singapore Variable Capital Company makes them bullish, what gives the onshore jurisdiction an offshore feel and “blood on the streets” from China’s slowdown. Chaired by Romil Patel in Singapore.

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.