NEWS

Jul 02, 2019

Global_riseT. Rowe Price’s senior investment leaders say they have a cautiously positive outlook on global economies and financial markets heading into the second half of the year.

Jul 02, 2019

Handshake_contractHong Kong-based insurer FWD Group has struck a $3 billion deal to acquire SCB Life Assurance from Thailand’s largest lender, Siam Commercial Bank (SCB).

Jul 02, 2019

freight trainSingaporean sovereign wealth fund, GIC, and Canadian asset manager, Brookfield, have struck a deal to acquire freight railroad operator, Genesee & Wyoming Inc (G&W) in an $8.4 billion deal.

Jul 02, 2019

Research reportsAllfunds, a fund distribution platform with a Singapore office, has acquired the research business of Zurich-based fundinfo to expand its fund selection service and increase data analytics.

Jun 25, 2019

Brown Brothers Harriman & CoUS investment bank Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. (BBH) is to act as custodian and administrator for what has been called the “first actively managed” exchange-traded fund (ETF) domiciled in Hong Kong.

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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.