NEWS

Feb 02, 2016

Japanese yen symbolJapan's currency depreciated and its stock market rose after the country's central bank surprised markets by resorting to negative interest rates in a "pre-emptive strike" against deflation.

Jan 26, 2016

Chinese indices1Chinese equities are cheap and, should they fall in value more than they have already fallen this year, investors should build up their positions, says the Asian chief investment officer for a major asset manager.

Jan 26, 2016

Handshake 3Tokyo-based Nissay Asset Management has hired Shinsuke Takarada to help manage two funds focused on corporate engagement.

Jan 26, 2016

Hong-Kong-1Edinburgh-based asset manager Baillie Gifford, which manages £123 billion ($175 billion), has set up a marketing office in Hong Kong to attract new clients and deepen existing relationships.

Jan 19, 2016

Crisis ahead signAlthough data suggests China's economic growth in 2015 met the government's target of "around 7%", there was concern from many fund managers that a slowdown is happening faster than expected.

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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.