Investment strategy

Jun 05, 2018

Hong Kong Stock ExchangeBNY Mellon says it is the first triparty agent to offer collateral services for equities settled through the Stock Connect system linking Hong Kong with mainland China.

Jun 05, 2018

Bank of China in LondonFixed income instruments issued by Bank of China in London and Hong Kong reveal the growing trend for Asian green bonds.

Jun 05, 2018

Chi Fung memorial building in HKBUHong Kong Baptist University has selected Northern Trust to provide global custody and accounting service for its endowment.

Jun 05, 2018

China bond fundAberdeen Standard Investments has launched a Luxembourg-domiciled China onshore bond fund to invest in the country’s $10 trillion fixed income market.

May 29, 2018

Shenzhen stock marketThe addition of about 230 mainland-listed China A-shares to the MSCI Emerging Markets index will accelerate the internationalisation of China's capital markets.

May 29, 2018

Japanese stocksJapanese small-cap stocks, which tend to serve the domestic market, may offer greater potential for returns than large, export-oriented firms, said a fund manager.

May 29, 2018

Artificial_intelligenceFunds investing in artificial intelligence and robotics have overtaken monthly dividend payout funds in Japan in terms of assets – a sign of their growing popularity.

May 29, 2018

Investment strategyState Street Global Advisors has hired Michele Barlow as Asia-Pacific head of investment strategy and research in its investment solutions group.

May 22, 2018

A-sharesThe inclusion of Chinese mainland-listed equities, A-shares, in the MSCI Emerging Markets index ought to benefit investors with exposure to long-term development trends.

May 22, 2018

Great_wall_of_ChinaAberdeen Standard Investments has completed the initial fund offering of its first onshore private fund in mainland China.

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Operational challenges

Jun 09, 2018

Caroline Higgins of Northern Trust tells George Mitton about A-share inclusion, ETF Connect and why Cayman funds predominate in the region.

INTERVIEW: Making a name

Apr 18, 2018

Formed by a merger in 2012, Old Mutual Global Investors was little-known in Asia. Carol Wong, managing director for Asia-Pacific, is changing that. She talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: a long-term project

Jun 09, 2018

Our panel discussed robo-advisers, ETF Connect, and why the mutual recognition of funds (MRF) scheme will take time to develop. Chaired by George Mitton in Hong Kong.

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Small nation, big ambitions

Apr 18, 2018

Our cross-industry panel discussed fund passporting, robo-advisers and the potential of a new investment structure, the S-Vacc. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.