Investment strategy

Jun 04, 2019

WarehouseThe world’s largest real estate manager, Blackstone, has agreed an $18.7 billion deal with Singapore-based GLP Pte for 179 million square feet of US industrial warehouses used by e-commerce giants including Amazon.

May 29, 2019

Indian flagNarendra Modi will be sworn in as India’s prime minister on May 30, 2019 after winning a second term in office.

May 29, 2019

US - Chins trade warTensions between the US and China continue to play out in the form of a trade war with little sign of a resolution, raising the prospect of higher inflation and, therefore, a rate hike from the US Federal Reserve (Fed).

May 29, 2019

China’s ETF assets surgeChina’s exchange-traded fund (ETF) assets saw an 84.1% spike to reach $61.5 billion over 18 months (January 2018 to March 2019), according to Cerulli Associates.

May 21, 2019

Singapore_MerlionLuxembourg-based third-party management company FundRock has opened a new branch in Singapore as part of its expansion efforts in the region. Timothy Walkley has been appointed as the managing director for Asia markets.

May 21, 2019

Yangtze RiverJP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) and the China Securities Index (CSI) have formed a partnership to launch a China A-shares strategic beta index, JPMAM, which manages $1.7 trillion in assets, revealed on May 20, 2019.

May 21, 2019

ESGEnvironmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies are becoming increasingly popular among all types of investors, from individual to institutions, a report has found.

May 14, 2019

growthItalian fund house Eurizon saw its assets under management (AuM) grow by 2% to reach €309.6 billion during the first quarter of the year.

May 14, 2019

Robotics fundBrussels-based asset manager, Candriam, has partnered with Korea Investment and Securities (KIS) to bring its robotics fund to the South Korean market.

May 14, 2019

Real estateAllianz Real Estate has earmarked $600 million to GLP funds that will develop and invest in logistics assets with integrated technologies in China and Japan, the firm recently said.

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Sponsored Profiles

Sponsored feature: How is DLT changing the global securities services landscape?

Oct 17, 2019

By Jeslyn Tan, global head of product management, securities services, at Deutsche Bank

Sponsored feature: A new base for fund distribution

Oct 16, 2019

To get the most value out of the digitisation of investment fund distribution, a blockchain-based infrastructure is fundamental. By Olivier Portenseigne, Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer, Fundsquare.

Sponsored profile: Bridging the gap

Mar 11, 2019

Private equity is a core part of the business for Caceis’ Hong Kong office, which looks after clients in China and Europe. David Li, chief executive officer, explains why private equity enjoys strong client demand and how it is being used to fund China’s international infrastructure ambitions.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Market knowledge key to fund distribution in Asia

Jan 11, 2019

The highly fragmented investment markets in the Asia-Pacific region require detailed knowledge of each market’s unique characteristics and framework. By Lou Kiesch, Partner, and Marc Noirhomme, Director, at Deloitte Luxembourg.

Executive Interviews

Executive interview: Timing the market

Oct 17, 2019

Amy Cho, Schroders’ Hong Kong chief executive and regional head of intermediary clients, tells Romil Patel about Hongkongers’ love of investing, staying nimble in a volatile market and following...

Interview: Asia’s sweet spots

Jul 05, 2019

As the US-China trade war ramps up with a hike in levies, Tai Hui, chief market strategist for Asia-Pacific at JP Morgan Asset Management, tells Romil Patel where he identifies investment value.

Roundtables

Roundtable: Priming for Asia’s growth

Oct 17, 2019

Panellists discuss expanding product capability across Asia-Pacific, the opportunities and regulatory challenges around data and the prospects for ETFs in the region. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

ESG roundtable: Are the ESG stars aligning across Asia?

Jul 05, 2019

Our panel of experts discusses driving higher ESG asset allocation in Asia, growing calls to address the global climate crisis and the importance of governance. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.