NEWS

Sep 29, 2020

Bonds newspaperGlobal fund managers have reacted positively to the decision of FTSE Russell to include Chinese government bonds in its World Government Bond index from October 2021.

Sep 29, 2020

UK investment manager Baillie Gifford has moved into the Chinese funds market after opening an office in Shanghai and registering as a private securities fund manager in China.

Sep 29, 2020

Calastone distribution reportFunds network Calastone has expanded its presence in southeast Asia after signing its first clients in Malaysia and the Philippines while adding new clients in Singapore.

Sep 29, 2020

Luo DengpanVanguard, the US-based giant of passive investing, has appointed a former financial regulator to head up its prospective new fund management business in China.

Sep 29, 2020

ETF diceJapan’s Nikko Asset Management has launched two new ETFs which it claims will be the lowest cost funds to track the Nasdaq 100.

Sep 22, 2020

SingaporeThe first exchange-traded fund (ETF) to be authorised in Singapore under the new variable capital company (VCC) structure has appointed HSBC as its custodian and fund administrator.

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Sponsored Profiles

Sponsored feature: Asset allocators – How do you track your decisions?

Apr 06, 2020

Mark Barry, Head of Asset Allocation at Milestone Group, explores how a simple question can highlight opportunities to automate and streamline your asset allocation investment process.

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

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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.

Executive Interviews

Executive interview: ‘China is the 800-pound gorilla’

Aug 04, 2020

Just over a year into his new role, Wai-Kwong Seck, chief executive officer at Eastspring Investments, discusses his business goals, the Covid-19 pandemic and China.

Executive interview: Understanding geographies

Apr 06, 2020

Margaret Harwood-Jones, co-head financing and securities services at Standard Chartered, shares her insights on platform standardisation, opportunities in Asia and regulatory change to encourage...

Roundtables

Hong Kong roundtable: A ‘fragile Goldilocks situation’

Apr 06, 2020

With the global economy at a crossroads, our panel of experts share their thoughts on the market conditions, geopolitical volatility and growth opportunities. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

Singapore roundtable: A horizon to hold long-term assets

Dec 12, 2019

Panellists discuss the geopolitical fractures concerning asset owners, Singapore as a hub for fintech start-ups and why it makes sense to raise capital from a Variable Capital Company (VCC). Chaired by Romil Patel in Singapore.