NEWS

Jan 29, 2019

PwC_buildingAsia-Pacific’s asset and wealth management (AWM) industry is set to experience the highest rate of growth globally by 2025, according to global consulting firm PwC.

Jan 29, 2019

Tokyo_Kabuki-choJapanese giant Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management (SMTAM) has appointed Akiyoshi Nagashima as its chief investment officer. Nagashima will be based in Tokyo and will also oversee product development in his new role.

Jan 22, 2019

UK-based index compiler FTSE Russell has extended its coverage of China’s bond market with the introduction of a new index series tracking Chinese green bonds.

Jan 22, 2019

Mostapha Tahiri has been unveiled as the next head of Asia Pacific for BNP Paribas Securities Services, effective from February 1, 2019.

Jan 22, 2019

The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region has come to the fore as a key driver of global fund sales growth, contributing to more than a quarter of flows over the past decade, a new study has shown.

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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.