NEWS

Sep 11, 2018

Singapore_parliamentThe Singapore Variable Capital Company (S-Vacc), a legal structure designed to cater to investment funds, is being discussed by legislators as part of its journey into law.

Sep 11, 2018

China importsChinese imports are growing faster than expected, according to a recent trade balance report, indicating that tensions with the US over trade have not caused appetite for foreign goods to wane.

Sep 11, 2018

Belt and Road InitiativeA bureau representing Beijing’s equivalent of Wall Street has vowed to collaborate with a financial centre in Abu Dhabi as part of the Belt and Road initiative.

Sep 11, 2018

JP_Morgan_Hong_KongJP Morgan Asset Management has named two new fixed income staff in Hong Kong and a hedge fund specialist in Singapore.

Sep 11, 2018

Hong-KongSan Francisco-based asset manager Matthews Asia has hired Lindsay Wright, formerly of BNY Mellon, as its head of Asia, based in Hong Kong.

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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.