Investment strategy

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.

Jan 21, 2020

ETF_screenHong Kong-based Mirae Asset Global Investments has launched three new ETFs with a China and ESG focus.

Jan 14, 2020

currency_banknotesThe US has reversed course, no longer branding China a currency manipulator ahead of a “phase one” deal which is expected to be signed by both sides this week.

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Nov 05, 2020

Funds Global Asia talks to Calastone’s Leo Chen about the growth of wealth management in Southeast Asia and the emergence of new models.

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Oct 17, 2019

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Executive Interviews

Executive interview: Staying agile on the pandemic plan

Nov 05, 2020

Terry Pan, chief executive for Greater China, southeast Asia and Korea at Invesco Asia Pacific, tells us about managing a business during Covid-19, opportunities on the continent and US-China...

Executive interview: Hong Kong: Bridging the ESG gap

Nov 05, 2020

Dr King Lun Au, executive director at the Financial Services Development Council (FSDC) discusses Hong Kong’s “unique” role in developing ESG in the region with Romil Patel.

Roundtables

Roundtable: ‘What’s priced in versus what surprises’

Jan 04, 2021

As we head into 2021, our panel of experts in Singapore pore over the key risks that are not fully priced in, the impact of the incoming Biden administration on Asia and the dominant investment theme that is China. Chaired by Romil Patel.

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.