NEWS

Sep 25, 2018

The Hong Kong Green Finance Association, a non-profit group aimed at promoting sustainable investment, was launched at a ceremony attended by the head of the local government.

Sep 25, 2018

Shinzo_AbeAn asset manager has called for Japanese leader Shinzo Abe to focus on economic revival rather than a “high risk tilt” at reforming the country’s constitution.

Sep 25, 2018

Telecoms_towerState Street Global Advisors has registered a US-listed exchange-traded fund (ETF) that invests in the communications services sector for sale in Japan.

Sep 25, 2018

HandshakeKeith Yuen Sze Fun, formerly the regional vice president of Principal Financial Group in Hong Kong, has joined Cititrust as an independent non-executive director.

Sep 25, 2018

ChinaBNY Mellon has hired Sam Xu, formerly of Standard Chartered, as its country executive for China. He replaces Robert Kung, who will retire.

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Executive Interviews

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.

INTERVIEW: Making a name

Apr 18, 2018

Formed by a merger in 2012, Old Mutual Global Investors was little-known in Asia. Carol Wong, managing director for Asia-Pacific, is changing that. She talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: a long-term project

Jun 09, 2018

Our panel discussed robo-advisers, ETF Connect, and why the mutual recognition of funds (MRF) scheme will take time to develop. Chaired by George Mitton in Hong Kong.

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Small nation, big ambitions

Apr 18, 2018

Our cross-industry panel discussed fund passporting, robo-advisers and the potential of a new investment structure, the S-Vacc. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.