Apr 12, 2016

ETFs1Amundi, the largest Europe-based investment manager by assets, has thrown its weight into Asia's market for exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Apr 12, 2016

HiredThe asset management division of US-based Northern Trust has hired John McCareins as its managing director for the Asia-Pacific region.

Apr 12, 2016

Hong-Kong-1Centaur Asset Management has hired Nick Hocart as director of business development in its new Hong Kong office, which the firm described as its "first foray into the Asian market".

Apr 05, 2016

Hand-shake-femaleEdinburgh-based asset manager Baillie Gifford, which opened an office in Hong Kong in December 2015, has hired Jennifer Leong as marketing and business development director in the Asian team.

Apr 05, 2016

Under review fileIndex provider MSCI says it has resumed discussions on adding Chinese A-shares to its Emerging Markets index but remains concerned about a series of barriers to free investment by foreigners.


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.