REGULATION

Aug 03, 2021

Citi buildingCiti is set to launch an onshore fund custody service in China after being granted final approval from the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC).

Apr 27, 2021

Chinese equities downChinese funds should expect more regulatory intervention and a potential reduction in revenue following the government’s decision to call for a cap on Yu’e Bao, the country’s largest money market fund, according to rating agency Fitch.

Mar 16, 2021

India stocksMutual funds in India face a cap on their investments in perpetual bonds issued by banks after new rules were issued by the country’s financial regulator.

Mar 02, 2021

Cryptocurrencies 2Digital asset fund managers and investment advisors in Thailand will be required to apply for a licence to continue operating under new regulatory proposals.

Feb 23, 2021

Sydney opera houseLegislation designed to reduce fees and increase competition among Australia’s superannuation funds has been sharply criticised by some of its biggest fund groups.

Jan 05, 2021

Chinese stock quotesStandard Chartered and HSBC have become the first two global custodians to facilitate short-selling transactions in mainland China for overseas clients.

Jan 04, 2021

ESG_dataAlthough ESG investing has become more mainstream in the West, Covid-19 has turbocharged the trend as sustainable funds have proven their performance mettle this year, writes Lynn Strongin Dodds.

Dec 22, 2020

Chinese lanternsDeutsche Bank is the latest global player to gain entry into China’s onshore funds market after it was awarded a domestic fund custody license by the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC).

Dec 22, 2020

China map currencyBarings Asset Management has become the first wholly foreign-owned enterprise (WFOE) in China to issue an onshore private fund management product to international investors via a new foreign investment scheme.

Nov 05, 2020

Asian_womanInfrastructure accounts for only a small slice of an Asian insurer’s portfolio, but in a stubbornly low interest rate environment, that is expected to change as firms search for higher yields while addressing urgent challenges. Lynn Strongin Dodds reports.

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Executive Interviews

Executive interview: Nicolas Moreau’s orderly transition

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Nicolas Moreau, CEO of HSBC Asset Management, is moving to Asia as the firm looks to connect more directly with the region’s growth story. ESG is also a key focus – including the ‘just’ carbon...

Executive interview: The man who made Aberdeen

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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...

Roundtables

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Jul 12, 2021

As we prepare to emerge from Covid, experts look at overcoming demographic issues through a combination of good tech and corporate governance, improving productivity and meeting an ambitious government carbon emissions reduction target. Chaired by Romil Patel.

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.