NEWS

Nov 27, 2018

China_bicyclesGerman insurer Allianz Group has been given the green light to create China’s first wholly-owned insurance holding company by a foreign insurer.

Nov 27, 2018

The world’s gaze is firmly fixed on US President Donald Trump as he prepares to meet with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Nov 27, 2018

HandshakeMulti-trillion dollar money manager BlackRock has hired Geraldine Buckingham as head of operations in the Asia Pacific region.

Nov 27, 2018

Axa_buildingFrench insurance giant Axa is set to pay 4.6 billion yuan ($662.34 million) for the outstanding 50% stake in its Chinese joint venture with Axa Tianping.

Nov 27, 2018

SeoulSouth Korea’s National Pension Service (NPS) has awarded four local asset managers with a total mandate of 800 billion won ($708 million) to invest in real estate and renewable energy.

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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

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.

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.