Investment strategy

Feb 05, 2019

RenminbiThe influence of China’s currency is continuing to grow from a global standpoint after it was confirmed that Chinese government renminbi bonds and policy bank securities will be added to the Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Index.

Feb 05, 2019

Year of the PigAs China ushers in the Year of the Pig, the world’s second-largest economy is heading into the New Year with the prospect of further US tariffs on Chinese goods combined with its slowest pace of economic growth since 1990.

Feb 05, 2019

Kiwi_road_signThe Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation has hired Sam Porath as the manager for New Zealand equities.

Jan 29, 2019

Standard_and_PoorsChina’s central bank has given S&P Global the nod to rate its domestic bonds – a first for a company wholly owned by an international credit ratings agency.

Jan 29, 2019

China_and_Hong-Kong_flagChina’s regulator has given JPMorgan Asset Management (JPMAM) the green light for the northbound distribution of two funds as the world’s second largest economy continues to open its markets to foreign institutions.

Jan 29, 2019

PwC_buildingAsia-Pacific’s asset and wealth management (AWM) industry is set to experience the highest rate of growth globally by 2025, according to global consulting firm PwC.

Jan 29, 2019

Tokyo_Kabuki-choJapanese giant Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management (SMTAM) has appointed Akiyoshi Nagashima as its chief investment officer. Nagashima will be based in Tokyo and will also oversee product development in his new role.

Jan 22, 2019

The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region has come to the fore as a key driver of global fund sales growth, contributing to more than a quarter of flows over the past decade, a new study has shown.

Jan 22, 2019

Alpha Investment Partners of Singapore has raised $1.1 billion for latest fund, the Alpha Asia Macro Trends Fund (AAMTF) III.

Jan 22, 2019

Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has invested $13 million in Singapore Life, the first fully digital insurer in Singapore, the asset management firm has announced.

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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.