NEWS

Sep 03, 2019

Paul_TanFund management consultancy firm Alpha FMC has hired Paul Tan as director for its Asia Pacific team as it moves to increase its offering in the region.

Sep 03, 2019

US_China_trade_warTrade tensions between the US and China continue to escalate as a fresh round of tariffs on $112 billion of Chinese goods came into effect on September 1, 2019.

Sep 03, 2019

Asia_business_friendlyAsset managers in southeast Asia are increasingly eager to work with external managers “to come up with more innovative and unique propositions to fill product gaps”, according to research from Cerulli Associates.

Sep 03, 2019

Sydney_opera_houseNorthern Trust has hired a former State Street transition management specialist and launched a presence for this business in Sydney, Australia.

Aug 28, 2019

Global index provider MSCI has warned that plastic could become a stranded asset amid the shift toward electric vehicles and international efforts to cut down on fossil fuel emissions.

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Executive Interviews

Interview: Asia’s sweet spots

Jul 05, 2019

As the US-China trade war ramps up with a hike in levies, Tai Hui, chief market strategist for Asia-Pacific at JP Morgan Asset Management, tells Romil Patel where he identifies investment value.

Interview: Money needs a place to go

Mar 11, 2019

Peng Fei, chief investment officer at Wanwei Asset Management, tells Romil Patel about allocating capital across risk factors when asset performance is uncertain and unpredictable.

Roundtables

ESG roundtable: Are the ESG stars aligning across Asia?

Jul 05, 2019

Our panel of experts discusses driving higher ESG asset allocation in Asia, growing calls to address the global climate crisis and the importance of governance. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

Singapore roundtable: A money magnet

Mar 11, 2019

Our panel discussed why the Singapore Variable Capital Company makes them bullish, what gives the onshore jurisdiction an offshore feel and “blood on the streets” from China’s slowdown. Chaired by Romil Patel in Singapore.