Investment strategy

Jul 24, 2018

Singaporean_dollarsNikko Asset Management has launched what it says is the first corporate bond exchange-traded fund (ETF) to be denominated in Singaporean dollars.

Jul 24, 2018

Business_analyticsA major Chinese pension provider has chosen to use portfolio analysis software from London-based Style Analytics.

Jul 17, 2018

Costs_to_minimumThe Japanese division of State Street Global Advisors has registered 19 exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with the local regulator.

Jul 17, 2018

Godzilla, Hotel Gracery ShinjukuAn asset manager has foretold that the Japanese economy will come alive like a mighty sea monster awakened by radiation.

Jul 17, 2018

Tokopedia_towerSingapore-based Golden Equator Capital has launched a venture capital fund in partnership with Korea Investment Partners.

Jul 10, 2018

Asia_globeA continued demand for cross-border funds and a lack of effective domestic regulation will ensure Ucits funds remain widespread in Asia.

Jul 10, 2018

Singapore_MerlionAssets held in alternative investments such as private equity are outgrowing traditional asset classes in Singapore.

Jul 10, 2018

Oil_pumps_commoditiesThe Taiwan Futures Exchange has listed oil futures in a bid to make it easier for local investors to reduce risk in energy portfolios.

Jul 10, 2018

Stock_market_appA Singapore-based start-up company that has developed an investment app for consumers has launched its product in Japan.

Jul 03, 2018

US_China_trade_warBecause it is no longer export-driven, China’s economy would survive US import taxes without significant damage, said an investment strategist.

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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

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Optimism versus caution

Oct 23, 2018

The impact of financial technology, developments in Asian passporting and the promise of new markets in Thailand were among the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.

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.