Investment strategy

Jun 19, 2018

ShanghaiGordian Capital, an alternative fund platform provider, has established a representative office in Shanghai to support its mainland Chinese clients.

Jun 19, 2018

Asia-Pacific globeLegal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has hired the former head of Asia for Standard Life Investments as its head of Asia Pacific excluding Japan.

Jun 12, 2018

The twin forces of urbanisation and industry consolidation have made China’s large property developers increasingly attractive to bond investors.

Jun 09, 2018

George_MittonAssisted by private banks, rich Thais have always found ways to move their money offshore. The rest of the nation – those with thousands, not billions to invest – used to buy funds from Thai banks that invested almost solely in Thai assets, largely bonds.

Jun 09, 2018

BangkokLow interest rates, a relaxing regulatory environment and steady economic growth are pushing affluent investors to funnel cash into Thailand’s fund industry. Indrajit Basu reports.

Jun 09, 2018

Hong_Kong_skylineFunds Global Asia was media partner to an event held in Hong Kong by investor services firm SGG Group to discuss investor options in Asia.

Jun 09, 2018

Shanghai_Bund_skylineAsset managers say responsible investment is gaining ground in China after a slow start. Cybil Huichen Chou reports.

Jun 09, 2018

Miranda_MouJP Morgan Asset Management is one of the few firms to have raised significant assets under Hong Kong and mainland China’s mutual recognition of funds (MRF) scheme. Miranda Mou, head of China intermediary business, explains why.

Jun 09, 2018

Leo_Chen_CalastoneFunds Global Asia, in partnership with Calastone, presented the results of a survey of the funds industry to audiences in Hong Kong and Singapore.

Jun 09, 2018

Leo_ChenWith automation rates close to 100% in some regional markets, Calastone is turning its attention to new products such as big data analytics, and expansion in Malaysia and elsewhere, says Leo Chen, head of Asia.

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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.