Investment strategy

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.

Jan 14, 2020

Data_managementThe demand for greater information flows is the most significant factor influencing investor behaviour, according to 71% of private equity professionals.

Jan 14, 2020

Emerging_marketsThe prospects of select emerging markets, especially in Europe and Asia, rank high relative to other asset classes, says Michael Kruger, investment analyst at Morningstar Investment Management South Africa.

Jan 07, 2020

AcquisitionEastspring Investments, the Asia-based asset manager and subsidiary of Prudential, has completed its acquisition of Thailand’s Thanachart Fund Management (TFUND).

Dec 17, 2019

PowerlinesThe Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) has agreed to acquire a 25.1% stake in Adani Electrical Mumbai Limited from its parent company, Adani Transmission Limited (ATL).

Dec 17, 2019

Chinese_pensionersA clear fissure between generational lines has emerged between younger and older Hongkongers in terms of their retirement expectations, according to JP Morgan Asset Management’s (JPMAM) Hong Kong Retirement Readiness Survey.

Dec 17, 2019

Asian_Infrastructure_Investment_BankThe Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has given the green light for two private equity funds totalling US$125 million.

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Executive Interviews

Executive interview: The man who made Aberdeen

Mar 04, 2021

Martin Gilbert reflects on nearly four decades as Aberdeen CEO, including what he brought to the company, his regrets at not entering into private markets earlier, and passing like ships in the...

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...

Roundtables

Hong Kong roundtable: Increasing China’s prominence as an asset class

Mar 04, 2021

Our line-up of experts in Hong Kong considers the importance of fixed income ETFs, sustainability and the prospects of increasing China in the indices. Chaired by Romil Patel.

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.