Investment strategy

Jul 31, 2018

AcquisitionEastspring Investments has agreed to buy a majority share of the fifth-largest asset manager in Thailand as it continues to expand in the region.

Jul 31, 2018

Taipei_dragonsFixed income specialist Pimco has received a licence from the Taiwanese authorities to set up an onshore entity in Taipei.

Jul 31, 2018

London-stock-exchangeHSBC has launched an exchange-traded fund (ETF) investing in mainland-listed Chinese equities, otherwise known as A-shares, on the London Stock Exchange.

Jul 31, 2018

Singapore_MerlionButterfield, a bank and wealth manager based in Bermuda, has hired Brian Balleine to lead its Singapore office as regional head of Asia.

Jul 24, 2018

Commercial_real_estate_riseThe sum raised for real estate funds of funds more than doubled to $8.5 billion last year, according to a global survey.

Jul 24, 2018

Fitch_Ratings_buildingThe Philippines has retained its BBB status from Fitch Ratings, a ratings agency, which said improved government revenues should promote stability.

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.

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Executive Interviews

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...

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.

Roundtables

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.

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.