Investment strategy

Mar 13, 2018

Commodities1China now enjoys a large trade surplus with Africa because commodity prices have fallen in recent years and reduced the value of its imports.

Mar 13, 2018

OutsourcingPing An Asset Management will take over managing the $71.5 million Old Mutual China Equity Fund as part of an outsourcing deal.

Mar 13, 2018

Singapore_Exchange_buildingTechnology firm Smartkarma is piloting a scheme to allow Singapore Exchange-listed companies to streamline their communication and data reporting.

Mar 13, 2018

Saxo_BankTrading platform provider Saxo Bank has hired Vivienne Yu as its chief executive for Greater China.

Mar 06, 2018

Green_bondsAn effort by Chinese policymakers to establish a sustainable economy has pushed the country to the top of a list of green bond issuers.

Mar 06, 2018

China_CITIC_bankThe international business of China’s CITIC Securities has expanded into European real estate through a partnership with London-based Avignon Capital.

Mar 06, 2018

Islamic_financeIndonesia has listed two Islamic bonds with a total value of $3 billion on the Nasdaq Dubai exchange.

Feb 27, 2018

FinTechDisruptive financial technology companies in China and India are collaborating with other players as they develop online fund distribution methods.

Feb 27, 2018

Japanese stocksThe sum invested in listed exchange-traded funds and exchange-traded products (ETFs and ETPs) in Japan hit $295 billion in January – a record.

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.

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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.