NEWS

Nov 10, 2020

Green investments 1The majority of Asia’s institutional investors believe that ‘greenwashing’ is the biggest challenge to sustainable investment in the region.

Nov 10, 2020

Fangfang ChenBNY Mellon has appointed Fangfang Chen as its Asia Pacific chair and Asia Pacific head of asset servicing and digital.

Nov 03, 2020

Climate changeFund managers in Hong Kong could be forced to disclose any climate-related risks in their portfolios and products based on a proposal from the industry’s regulator.

Nov 03, 2020

real estateAsian insurers and pension funds are forecast to grow their exposure to real assets in 2021, despite the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic, with a particular focus on healthcare, social housing and sustainable transport.

Nov 03, 2020

Indian stocksThe Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has brought in a code of conduct for fund managers and asset management companies (AMCs) in a bid to make the industry more accountable.

Nov 03, 2020

Chinese flagHSBC and Citi have both announced the completion of their first securities lending transactions in mainland China from offshore investors using the revamped Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (QFII) scheme.

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Sponsored Profiles

Sponsored feature: Another way of doing things

Nov 05, 2020

Funds Global Asia talks to Calastone’s Leo Chen about the growth of wealth management in Southeast Asia and the emergence of new models.

Sponsored feature: Asset allocators – How do you track your decisions?

Apr 06, 2020

Mark Barry, Head of Asset Allocation at Milestone Group, explores how a simple question can highlight opportunities to automate and streamline your asset allocation investment process.

Sponsored feature: How is DLT changing the global securities services landscape?

Oct 17, 2019

By Jeslyn Tan, global head of product management, securities services, at Deutsche Bank

Sponsored feature: A new base for fund distribution

Oct 16, 2019

To get the most value out of the digitisation of investment fund distribution, a blockchain-based infrastructure is fundamental. By Olivier Portenseigne, Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer, Fundsquare.

Executive Interviews

Executive interview: Staying agile on the pandemic plan

Nov 05, 2020

Terry Pan, chief executive for Greater China, southeast Asia and Korea at Invesco Asia Pacific, tells us about managing a business during Covid-19, opportunities on the continent and US-China...

Executive interview: Hong Kong: Bridging the ESG gap

Nov 05, 2020

Dr King Lun Au, executive director at the Financial Services Development Council (FSDC) discusses Hong Kong’s “unique” role in developing ESG in the region with Romil Patel.

Roundtables

Hong Kong roundtable: A ‘fragile Goldilocks situation’

Apr 06, 2020

With the global economy at a crossroads, our panel of experts share their thoughts on the market conditions, geopolitical volatility and growth opportunities. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

Singapore roundtable: A horizon to hold long-term assets

Dec 12, 2019

Panellists discuss the geopolitical fractures concerning asset owners, Singapore as a hub for fintech start-ups and why it makes sense to raise capital from a Variable Capital Company (VCC). Chaired by Romil Patel in Singapore.