NEWS

Nov 17, 2015

Renminbi2Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has backed calls for the renminbi to be awarded reserve currency status.

Nov 17, 2015

Private jetRoughly one in 30 Singaporeans will be a dollar millionaire by 2020, according to estimates that seem to confirm the city state's status as a haven and booking centre for wealth.

Nov 10, 2015

SeoulExchange-traded funds (ETFs) listed in the Asia-Pacific region excluding Japan gained net new money for the fifth month in a row in October.

Nov 10, 2015

Bank1A custody deal between HSBC and the Luxembourg unit of Chinese bank ICBC underlines the role played by global banks as China opens its capital markets.

Nov 03, 2015

PurchaseHSBC says it is the first foreign firm to secure a majority stake in a joint venture securities company in mainland China.

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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

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.

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Small nation, big ambitions

Apr 18, 2018

Our cross-industry panel discussed fund passporting, robo-advisers and the potential of a new investment structure, the S-Vacc. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.