Trading

Jun 19, 2012

RensHaving been involved in key pilot schemes to test the world’s appetite to use renminbi, Hong Kong has first-mover advantage. But who is competing for second place? Swift’s Lisa O’Connor takes a look.

Jun 19, 2012

ShoesThe heterogeneity of Asia’s different regional markets is leading global asset managers to take the lead in promoting the virtues of processing standards. Nicholas Pratt asks what is involved.

Apr 17, 2012

Golden_eggIt was only a matter of time before the first renminbi-denominated exchange-traded fund launched, following the uptake of dim sum bonds. Stefanie Eschenbacher reviews market developments in Asia.

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.

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Executive Interviews

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.

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Peng Fei, chief investment officer at Wanwei Asset Management, tells Romil Patel about allocating capital across risk factors when asset performance is uncertain and unpredictable.

Roundtables

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.

Singapore roundtable: A money magnet

Mar 11, 2019

Our panel discussed why the Singapore Variable Capital Company makes them bullish, what gives the onshore jurisdiction an offshore feel and “blood on the streets” from China’s slowdown. Chaired by Romil Patel in Singapore.