NEWS

Aug 11, 2015

CanadaCI Investments will become the first Canadian investor in China's renminbi qualified foreign institutional investor (RQFII) scheme in a move hailed as a significant extension of the programme in the Americas.

Aug 04, 2015

IndonesiaDeutsche Bank will provide safekeeping, fund administration and settlement for two funds from Indonesian firm PT Asuransi Cigna.

Aug 04, 2015

HiredBMO Financial Group has hired Monique Chan as chief executive of its Asian private banking business. She joins from Edmond de Rothschild Group, where she was chief executive and head of Asia.

Aug 04, 2015

Hong-KongThe Hong Kong-China mutual fund recognition scheme began taking registrations on July 1 to allow qualifying mainland Chinese funds to be sold in Hong Kong. Qualifying funds domiciled in Hong Kong will get the same treatment in mainland China.

Jul 28, 2015

Statue of liberty USTokyo-based asset manager Nikko Asset Management has promoted its US head of sales to the role of senior managing director as it seeks to expand its distribution in the country.

Jul 28, 2015

Handshake5Hong Kong-based Hang Seng Bank aims to set up a majority-owned fund management joint venture in mainland China, becoming the first foreign firm to have a controlling stake in a mainland asset manager.

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Digital Features

Digital Features

How Covid has kickstarted the move to automation in Asia

Oct 15, 2021

Leo_ChenFunds Global Asia talks to Calastone’s Leo Chen about the impact of the pandemic on the adoption of automation across Asia’s funds markets.

Inside view: What investors are missing without a dedicated China equity allocation

Sep 27, 2021

Simon CoxeterWithout dedicated China equity allocations, investors miss an exceptional opportunity to enhance their portfolios’ prospective risk-adjusted returns, and fully capitalize on the diversification and alpha offered by China’s public equity space.

Executive interview: PGIM CEO on where the ESG flowers should bloom

Sep 27, 2021

David_HuntDavid Hunt, president and chief executive of PGIM, tells Romil Patel about leading a top 10 global asset manager in times where “empowering and encouraging the kind of investment decisions as close to the assets as possible gets you the most power” and more.

Inside View: Why infrastructure debt is Asia’s growing asset class

Aug 16, 2021

The infrastructure investment needs in Asia Pacific are enormous – underpinned by strong economic growth, relatively underserved existing infrastructure and favourable macro and demographic themes, writes Simon La Greca of AMP Capital.

Executive Interviews

Executive interview: PGIM CEO on where the ESG flowers should bloom

Sep 27, 2021

David Hunt, president and chief executive of PGIM, tells Romil Patel about leading a top 10 global asset manager in times where “empowering and encouraging the kind of investment decisions as...

Executive interview: Nicolas Moreau’s orderly transition

Jul 12, 2021

Nicolas Moreau, CEO of HSBC Asset Management, is moving to Asia as the firm looks to connect more directly with the region’s growth story. ESG is also a key focus – including the ‘just’ carbon...

Roundtables

Roundtable: How well geared are Japanese assets for a new world?

Jul 12, 2021

As we prepare to emerge from Covid, experts look at overcoming demographic issues through a combination of good tech and corporate governance, improving productivity and meeting an ambitious government carbon emissions reduction target. Chaired by Romil Patel.

Hong Kong roundtable: Increasing China’s prominence as an asset class

Mar 04, 2021

Our line-up of experts in Hong Kong considers the importance of fixed income ETFs, sustainability and the prospects of increasing China in the indices. Chaired by Romil Patel.