Investment strategy

Dec 12, 2019

5GGeopolitical tensions and slowing economic growth are key challenges facing investors, but there are also bright spots heading into 2020. Managers give their insights on China, Japan, Taiwan and India.

Dec 12, 2019

Kher_Sheng_LeeGlobally, the private credit market has peaked. In the US and Europe, it is seen as an established asset class with huge rates of growth and new participants looking to diversify, despite having access to traditional sources of finance.

Dec 12, 2019

Richard_NunnOne of the most significant trends in the wealth management sector over the past year has been the sustained rise of the family office, as high-net-worth families have sought to adopt increasingly sophisticated ways of managing their wealth.

Dec 12, 2019

IngredientsFrench asset managers could be pioneers in the adoption of ESG investing, but the country’s firms – like its regional cuisines – boast their own distinct styles. Romil Patel gets a taster.

Dec 10, 2019

Islamic_bankingJapan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) has struck a partnership with the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) to develop and promote green and sustainable sukuk, the Islamic equivalent of bonds.

Dec 03, 2019

Chinese_indicesAsian markets offer good earnings growth at lower valuations relative to many developed markets ­­­as investors weigh up where capital will move and how a change in market leadership will affect their portfolios heading into 2020, according to Fidelity International.

Dec 02, 2019

ESGGovernment bonds make up much of the fixed income universe, but this is a problem for bondholders as environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors for countries are less developed than for corporates.

Nov 28, 2019

HSBC_towerHSBC Global Asset Management (HSBC GAM) has set up a fixed income fund aimed at investing in a portfolio of high yielding Asian bonds.

Nov 26, 2019

Chinese_factory_workersMSCI is to add 204 more Chinese companies with A-shares listed on the mainland to its emerging market stock indices.

Nov 26, 2019

SurveyThree-quarters of 200 chief investment officers at insurance companies say they are struggling to make returns and are increasingly looking towards alternative investments.

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Sponsored Profiles

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

Oct 17, 2019

By Jeslyn Tan, global head of product management, securities services, at Deutsche Bank

Sponsored feature: A new base for fund distribution

Oct 16, 2019

To get the most value out of the digitisation of investment fund distribution, a blockchain-based infrastructure is fundamental. By Olivier Portenseigne, Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer, Fundsquare.

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.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Market knowledge key to fund distribution in Asia

Jan 11, 2019

The highly fragmented investment markets in the Asia-Pacific region require detailed knowledge of each market’s unique characteristics and framework. By Lou Kiesch, Partner, and Marc Noirhomme, Director, at Deloitte Luxembourg.

Executive Interviews

Executive interview: ‘Bull markets don’t die of old age’

Dec 12, 2019

Having a balanced portfolio in the midst of the longest expansion in history is an investment imperative, Chris Alderson, co-head of global equity and head of international equity at T Rowe Price...

Executive interview: Timing the market

Oct 17, 2019

Amy Cho, Schroders’ Hong Kong chief executive and regional head of intermediary clients, tells Romil Patel about Hongkongers’ love of investing, staying nimble in a volatile market and following...

Roundtables

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.

Roundtable: Priming for Asia’s growth

Oct 17, 2019

Panellists discuss expanding product capability across Asia-Pacific, the opportunities and regulatory challenges around data and the prospects for ETFs in the region. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.