Aug 23, 2016

SingaporeManulife Asset Management has hired Murray Collis as its head of fixed income in Singapore, in charge of the firm's local bond fund managers.

Aug 23, 2016

Emerging markets signBlackRock's top investment strategist has thrown the firm's prestige behind the current bull run in emerging market equities by upgrading the asset class to a recommended overweight position.

Aug 16, 2016

HiredOld Mutual Global Investors has hired Richard Mo in the newly created position of head of China as it seeks to enlarge its Asian business.

Aug 16, 2016

HandshakeZurich-based private bank Vontobel has hired Naohiko Tabei, formerly of Pinebridge Investments, to help it gain clients in Japan.

Aug 16, 2016

ApprovedChina's State Council has approved a plan to link the stock exchanges of Hong Kong and Shenzhen, though officials have yet to say when the so-called Shenzhen Connect will go live.


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.


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.