NEWS

Dec 04, 2018

climate-related investmentsA population growth of 1.2 billion people over 35 years across Asian cities presents an opportunity to attract more than $20 trillion in climate-related investments, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) said in a report.

Dec 04, 2018

UBS_branchSwiss giant UBS AG has edged out its competitors to become the first foreign bank to secure a majority stake in its mainland securities joint venture.

Dec 04, 2018

Singapore_MerlionH20 Asset Management is set to grow its global footprint by opening its first Asia office in Singapore, and is applying for a fund management licence with the country’s monetary authority.

Dec 04, 2018

China bond marketBloomberg will shore up plans to offer qualified investors access to China’s interbank bond market (CIBM) via its terminal.

Dec 04, 2018

Allianz buildingAllianz Real Estate is set to acquire a 20% stake in Ocean Financial Centre, marking its first involvement in Singapore’s property market.

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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.