NEWS

Feb 17, 2015

Japanese womenThe Japanese economy will grow between 1-2% a year in 2015 and 2016, according to estimates from a UK private bank, as cheap oil and gas gives a boost to the country's industries.

Feb 17, 2015

Goat statueAsian equity investors are hoping the Year of the Goat beginning on February 19 will be as prosperous as the two that began in 1991 and 2003, when East Asian equity markets

Feb 10, 2015

MergerCanadian financial group Manulife says it will merge its wealth and asset management units in Asia, with Michael Dommermuth appointed to head the combined operation.

Feb 10, 2015

IndiaMumbai-based investment adviser New Horizon will manage an Indian equity fund for Switzerland-based asset management group GAM.

Feb 10, 2015

Hand-shake-femaleThe Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), which regulates markets in Hong Kong, has named Julia Leung to succeed Alexa Lam as executive director (investment products).

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Executive Interviews

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.

INTERVIEW: Joining the family

Dec 12, 2017

An acquisition has increased the visibility of Natixis investment managers in Australia. George Mitton talks to its local chief executive.

Roundtables

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.

REAL ESTATE ROUNDTABLE: In search of a home

Jul 17, 2017

From Korean warehouses to Chinese hospitals, investors’ holding periods are growing in Asia. But in a market awash with liquidity, so is competition for assets. Our panel in Hong Kong discuss real estate investment.