Trading

Apr 17, 2012

Asian_boatAmong the currencies of the world’s six largest economies, China’s renminbi is the only one that is not a reserve currency. As it moves closer to attaining this prestigious status, Stefanie Eschenbacher asks what challenges the asset servicing industry faces.

Apr 17, 2012

China’s economy is a paradox, say the participants of our investment roundtable. They discuss the mismatch of economic growth and stock market performance, investment opportunities and product trends. Chaired by Stefanie Eschenbacher

Participants:

Xiao Feng Zhong, deputy chief executive officer (Amundi Hong Kong Ltd)
Alex Ng, chief investment officer, Asia Pacific (BNP Pribas Investment Partners)
Bill Maldonado, chief investment officer, Asia Pacific (HSBC...

Apr 17, 2012

China'€™s economy is a paradox, say the participants of our investment roundtable. They discuss the mismatch of economic growth and stock market performance, investment opportunities and product trends. Chaired by Stefanie Eschenbacher.

Jan 10, 2012

Dim-SumThe offshore ‘dim sum’ bond market has become the latest star in the China investment story, but it is underpinned by the growth opportunity presented by the Chinese currency. Nick Fitzpatrick reports.

Jan 10, 2012

HurdlesWith their tendency to trade mutual funds, Asian investors should be enthusiastic about ETFs. Yet, while demand exists, these products face substantial headwinds in the region. Mark McFee finds out what it will take for them to become part of the mainstream.

Jan 10, 2012

Stormy-skyAsia’s hedge fund industry appears to be growing again, but the barriers to entry for newcomers are higher than ever. Nick Fitzpatrick reports.

Mar 07, 2011

DumplingsThe ETF market in Asia is growing and David Ngan, of Hang Sang, and Ken Sue, of HSBC, expect more Chinese providers to set up operations in Hong Kong.

Jul 06, 2010

Hong-KongRule changes may see pension providers competing for US$15bn of pension savings in Hong Kong, finds Nick Fitzpatrick.

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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.