Investment strategy

Feb 11, 2020

RetirementGlobal institutional pension fund assets surged in 2019 due to a recovery in growth and strong gains in various equity markets.

Feb 11, 2020

Storm_cloudsIndex provider MSCI has launched a tool to help investors assess their exposure to climate-related risks and opportunities.

Feb 04, 2020

China_crashChina’s financial markets resumed trading after the Lunar New Year holiday with managers expecting a degree of market volatility.

Feb 04, 2020

Indonesian_infrastructureKeppel Capital is aiming to raise US$1 billion as part of the launch of its new closed-end infrastructure private equity fund.

Feb 04, 2020

Emerging marketsIf US, Chinese or European growth plummets, emerging markets will suffer. But even if the US economy grows faster than the rest of the world and the Fed looks to raise rates, it won’t bode well for emerging markets assets either, says Sergey Dergachev, lead emerging markets debt manager at Union Investments.

Jan 28, 2020

UK-SingaporeA thinktank representing the UK asset management market has called for the development of a new UK-specific fund structure that can compete with Ucits and AIFs in the Asia Pacific market.

Jan 28, 2020

Signing_contractUS-based alternative asset manager Ares Management has purchased a controlling stake in Hong Kong-based specialist investment firm SSG Capital Management.

Jan 28, 2020

Chinese equitiesAxa Investment Managers has set up a fund designed to give European investors access to Chinese equities.

Jan 21, 2020

Singapore_MerlionThe Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has introduced a new corporate structure for investment funds in a bid to attract more international fund managers.

Jan 21, 2020

SeoulKorea’s Financial Services Commission (FSC) has announced that the Asia Region Funds Passport (ARFP) will be implemented on May 27.

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Sponsored Profiles

Sponsored feature: Asset allocators – How do you track your decisions?

Apr 06, 2020

Mark Barry, Head of Asset Allocation at Milestone Group, explores how a simple question can highlight opportunities to automate and streamline your asset allocation investment process.

Sponsored feature: How is DLT changing the global securities services landscape?

Oct 17, 2019

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Sponsored profile: Bridging the gap

Mar 11, 2019

Private equity is a core part of the business for Caceis’ Hong Kong office, which looks after clients in China and Europe. David Li, chief executive officer, explains why private equity enjoys strong client demand and how it is being used to fund China’s international infrastructure ambitions.

Executive Interviews

Executive interview: ‘China is the 800-pound gorilla’

Aug 04, 2020

Just over a year into his new role, Wai-Kwong Seck, chief executive officer at Eastspring Investments, discusses his business goals, the Covid-19 pandemic and China.

Executive interview: Understanding geographies

Apr 06, 2020

Margaret Harwood-Jones, co-head financing and securities services at Standard Chartered, shares her insights on platform standardisation, opportunities in Asia and regulatory change to encourage...

Roundtables

Hong Kong roundtable: A ‘fragile Goldilocks situation’

Apr 06, 2020

With the global economy at a crossroads, our panel of experts share their thoughts on the market conditions, geopolitical volatility and growth opportunities. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

Singapore roundtable: A horizon to hold long-term assets

Dec 12, 2019

Panellists discuss the geopolitical fractures concerning asset owners, Singapore as a hub for fintech start-ups and why it makes sense to raise capital from a Variable Capital Company (VCC). Chaired by Romil Patel in Singapore.