Investment strategy

Jan 11, 2019

Securities_researchSecurities research from sources other than brokers should be thriving under MiFID II, but as Nicholas Pratt finds, the independents may be the regulation’s accidental victims.

Jan 11, 2019

Cappadocia_TurkeyWith its large, vibrant economy and a considerable push on growth, Turkey is woven into the fabric of the emerging markets story, writes Romil Patel.

Jan 08, 2019

Private_equity_searchPrivate equity firm ChrysCapital has rounded off the funding process for its eighth and latest fund, raising $850 million in four months.

Dec 18, 2018

The crown entity responsible for managing New Zealand’s NZ$39 billion (US$26.7 billion) Super Fund has hired Stephen Gilmore as its chief investment officer.

Dec 11, 2018

Shanghai_skylineEastspring Investments has opened its wholly foreign owned entity (WFOE) in Shanghai to conduct both investment and distribution of funds onshore in mainland China.

Dec 11, 2018

ETF_screenThe Bursa Malaysia will permit short-selling of all types of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) from January 2.

Dec 04, 2018

climate-related investmentsA population growth of 1.2 billion people over 35 years across Asian cities presents an opportunity to attract more than $20 trillion in climate-related investments, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) said in a report.

Dec 04, 2018

UBS_branchSwiss giant UBS AG has edged out its competitors to become the first foreign bank to secure a majority stake in its mainland securities joint venture.

Dec 04, 2018

Singapore_MerlionH20 Asset Management is set to grow its global footprint by opening its first Asia office in Singapore, and is applying for a fund management licence with the country’s monetary authority.

Dec 04, 2018

China bond marketBloomberg will shore up plans to offer qualified investors access to China’s interbank bond market (CIBM) via its terminal.

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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.