NEWS

Sep 20, 2016

Hong-Kong-1California-based Pimco, which boasts $1.5 trillion under management, has hired Steve Chiu as head of Hong Kong retail, tasked with forming distribution deals with retail

Sep 20, 2016

SavingsFrench insurer Axa has appointed Etienne Bouas-Laurent as chief executive for life and savings distribution in Asia.

Sep 13, 2016

ETF promotingDeutsche Asset Management has listed an exchange-traded fund (ETF) investing in dollar-denominated corporate bonds in Asia excluding Japan.

Sep 13, 2016

Cutting costsBMO Global Asset Management has cut the cost of its seven Hong Kong-listed exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in a bid to seize more of the territory's nascent market.

Sep 13, 2016

Signing dealSingapore-based Stamford Management has appointed the asset servicing arm of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group to service its new Cayman Islands-domiciled private equity fund investing in natural resources.

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Giving peace a chance

Jan 11, 2019

As US-China tensions escalated in 2018, the leaders of the two economies met in Buenos Aires to agree a truce. Aidan Yao, senior emerging Asia economist at Axa Investment Managers, talks to Romil...

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.

Roundtables

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: A sunny picture

Jan 11, 2019

Changes to regulation, US-Sino trade tensions and further steps by China to open its capital markets were some of the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

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.