NEWS

Jun 25, 2019

Dividend_growthDividends in the Asia-Pacific ex-Japan region reached new heights, rising 8.3% to a record £229.7 billion in the year to April 2019 in spite of global economic challenges.

Jun 25, 2019

Grand Palace ThailandRobert Penaloza has been appointed as the new country head of Thailand for Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI), the firm announced in a statement on June 24, 2019.

Jun 25, 2019

US_federal_reserveState Street Global Advisors (SSGA) sees scope for moderate global economic growth over the medium-term thanks in part to an accommodative policy stance from the US Federal Reserve (Fed), the firm said in its 2019 mid-year global market outlook.

Jun 25, 2019

climate changeUK-based Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) is stepping up pressure on companies to address climate change, following the release of its second annual ranking of climate change “leaders and laggards”.

Jun 18, 2019

Hong Kong protestersHongkongers came out in their masses for a second consecutive Sunday in defiance of a controversial extradition bill that has sparked protests, writes FG Asia’s Romil Patel from 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.