NEWS

Sep 26, 2017

Ratings_downgrade_aheadState-owned enterprises in China will face pressure on their corporate ratings following S&P's decision to lower the country's overall credit rating.

Sep 26, 2017

Japanese_votersA decision to call a snap election in Japan was praised as a “smart move” that would reinforce prime minister Shinzo Abe’s reform agenda.

Sep 26, 2017

China_growthThe mutual fund market in China, worth the equivalent of $1.7 trillion, will grow at 15% a year, according a new prediction.

Sep 26, 2017

Luxembourg-on_mapHong Kong-based asset manager Asia Frontier Capital has set up a Luxembourg-domiciled fund to market its frontier market equity strategy in Europe.

Sep 26, 2017

Handshake5France-based asset manager Comgest has hired Jimmy Chen as an analyst in its investment team in Hong Kong.

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: ‘It cannot be excluded’

Sep 27, 2017

Bond Connect’s launch means China’s onshore bond markets are more accessible than ever. Mo Ji, an economist at amundi, tells George Mitton why that matters.

INTERVIEW: ‘We have to improve ourselves’

Jul 17, 2017

Raising productivity is essential for Abenomics to succeed, says Mitsuhiro Yuasa, co-founder of Rheos Capital.

Roundtables

REAL ESTATE ROUNDTABLE: In search of a home

Jul 17, 2017

From Korean warehouses to Chinese hospitals, investors’ holding periods are growing in Asia. But in a market awash with liquidity, so is competition for assets. Our panel in Hong Kong discuss real estate investment.

ROUNDTABLE: More transparency, less certainty

Mar 20, 2017

Our panel discussed exchange-traded funds, regulatory overdrive and whether mutual fund recognition has been a failure. Chaired by George Mitton in Hong Kong.