NEWS

Apr 28, 2015

Chinese factory workersFund managers who applauded what they thought was the first default of a Chinese state-owned enterprise (SOE) were left dismayed by reports of a last-minute bailout.

Apr 28, 2015

SingaporeA Swiss private bank has advised investors to take overweight positions in Taiwanese equities ahead of a planned linking of the country's stock exchange with Singapore.

Apr 21, 2015

Chinese lanternsA larger-than-expected cut of 100 basis points in China's reserve requirement ratio this weekend is just the latest in what will be a long stimulus drive, say fund managers.

Apr 21, 2015

Hedge maze2The rapid rise in China's equity market has rewarded Asia-focused hedge funds, which are some of the world's best performing hedge funds so far this year.

Apr 14, 2015

Signing contractChina Universal Asset Management has pushed ahead with plans to launch Ucits funds investing in mainland Chinese assets by signing a deal with BNP Paribas Securities Services.

Apr 14, 2015

BarometerChina is headed for a banking crisis and a credit crunch caused by excessive bad debt and the government is not doing enough to address the problem, says a leading China strategist.

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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.