NEWS

Mar 12, 2019

Indian_elephantAssets under management (AuM) held by private equity and venture capital fund managers based in India totalled $28 billion as of June 2018, representing nearly a threefold increase over a decade ($10 billion).

Mar 12, 2019

Commercial_real_estate_riseGlobal commercial real estate transactions enjoyed reached record levels in 2018, totalling $1.75 trillion (€155.2 trillion) – but not for long, according to real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield.

Mar 12, 2019

Alex_SunUS funds giant State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has appointed Alex Sun as managing director and head of China in a newly-created role of head of China.

Mar 05, 2019

Chinese_stock_quotesGlobal asset managers have reacted positively after index compiler MSCI took the decision to increase the weight of China A shares in its global benchmarks from 5% to 20%. The increase will be phased in over three steps in May, August and November 2019.

Mar 05, 2019

Life_insurance_planUS-based private equity firm Carlyle Group has bought a 9% stake in SBI Life Insurance Company, the life insurance subsidiary of the State Bank of India [SBI].

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Executive Interviews

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.

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...

Roundtables

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.

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.