Investment strategy

May 29, 2019

China’s ETF assets surgeChina’s exchange-traded fund (ETF) assets saw an 84.1% spike to reach $61.5 billion over 18 months (January 2018 to March 2019), according to Cerulli Associates.

May 21, 2019

Singapore_MerlionLuxembourg-based third-party management company FundRock has opened a new branch in Singapore as part of its expansion efforts in the region. Timothy Walkley has been appointed as the managing director for Asia markets.

May 21, 2019

Yangtze RiverJP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) and the China Securities Index (CSI) have formed a partnership to launch a China A-shares strategic beta index, JPMAM, which manages $1.7 trillion in assets, revealed on May 20, 2019.

May 21, 2019

ESGEnvironmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies are becoming increasingly popular among all types of investors, from individual to institutions, a report has found.

May 14, 2019

growthItalian fund house Eurizon saw its assets under management (AuM) grow by 2% to reach €309.6 billion during the first quarter of the year.

May 14, 2019

Robotics fundBrussels-based asset manager, Candriam, has partnered with Korea Investment and Securities (KIS) to bring its robotics fund to the South Korean market.

May 14, 2019

Real estateAllianz Real Estate has earmarked $600 million to GLP funds that will develop and invest in logistics assets with integrated technologies in China and Japan, the firm recently said.

May 14, 2019

Green_investmentsThe Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has released a set of plans to develop its credentials as a regional centre for green finance as well as combat the climate crisis.

May 07, 2019

PowerlinesSingapore’s sovereign wealth fund, GIC, and global investment firm, KKR, have collectively acquired a 42% stake in infrastructure investment trust, India Grid Trust (IndiGrid).

May 07, 2019

Green_bondsHong Kong’s governing authority has become the first Asian signatory to the Green Bond Pledge, a joint initiative developed by international climate finance and environmental bodies.

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Executive Interviews

Interview: Asia’s sweet spots

Jul 05, 2019

As the US-China trade war ramps up with a hike in levies, Tai Hui, chief market strategist for Asia-Pacific at JP Morgan Asset Management, tells Romil Patel where he identifies investment value.

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.

Roundtables

ESG roundtable: Are the ESG stars aligning across Asia?

Jul 05, 2019

Our panel of experts discusses driving higher ESG asset allocation in Asia, growing calls to address the global climate crisis and the importance of governance. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

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.