NEWS

Oct 23, 2018

JP_MorganDan Watkins has been appointed as JP Morgan Asset Management’s (JPMAM) new chief executive of Asia Pacific.

Oct 23, 2018

Handshake_contractNewly launched UK-based boutique fund manager Merian Global has signed a distribution deal with a subsidiary of Chinese insurer Ping An that will see its funds distributed in China.

Oct 23, 2018

/Emerging_marketsSouth Africa-based Investec Asset Management has added to its Asian and emerging market equity team by appointing Nidhi Mahurkar as an investment director.

Oct 23, 2018

Thai_marketAssets in Thailand’s mutual funds market rose by 0.46% between January and September, according to statistics recorded by the Association of Investment Management Companies.

Oct 23, 2018

Start-up companyA Korean venture capital firm, Bon Angels Venture Partners, has launched a fund dedicated to early-stage fintech companies.

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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

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.

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.