NEWS

Jan 22, 2019

Alpha Investment Partners of Singapore has raised $1.1 billion for latest fund, the Alpha Asia Macro Trends Fund (AAMTF) III.

Jan 22, 2019

Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has invested $13 million in Singapore Life, the first fully digital insurer in Singapore, the asset management firm has announced.

Jan 15, 2019

Mutual_fundsAsian mutual fund assets saw growth of 8.2% in the first nine months of 2018 in spite of significant turbulence ranging from the US-Sino trade war, China’s economic slowdown and interest rate hikes from the US Federal Reserve.

Jan 15, 2019

Asian_Infrastructure_Investment_BankThe board of directors at the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has given the green light for a $500 million managed credit portfolio.

Jan 15, 2019

Mergers_and_acquisitionsSingaporean sovereign wealth fund, GIC, and one of Japan’s largest financial services providers, Mizuho Bank, have purchased a 2.55% and 15% stake respectively in Vietnamese lender, Vietcombank.

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Giving peace a chance

Jan 11, 2019

As US-China tensions escalated in 2018, the leaders of the two economies met in Buenos Aires to agree a truce. Aidan Yao, senior emerging Asia economist at Axa Investment Managers, talks to Romil...

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.

Roundtables

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: A sunny picture

Jan 11, 2019

Changes to regulation, US-Sino trade tensions and further steps by China to open its capital markets were some of the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Optimism versus caution

Oct 23, 2018

The impact of financial technology, developments in Asian passporting and the promise of new markets in Thailand were among the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.