NEWS

Apr 24, 2018

IndonesiaAberdeen Standard Investments has hired Omar S Anwar as country head and head of distribution in Indonesia.

Apr 17, 2018

Tiananmen_squareChina beat government targets by reporting GDP growth of 6.8% on an annualised basis in the first quarter – but the news failed to spur regional stock markets.

Apr 17, 2018

Singapore_ExchangeThe Singapore Exchange has promised new Indian equity derivatives in June to provide “continuity” after a surprise move by India threatened to stop all offshore derivative trading.

Apr 17, 2018

Property_fundReal estate manager LaSalle Investment Management has raised $1.15 billion for the fifth in a series of pan-Asian, closed-ended property funds.

Apr 17, 2018

responsible investmentA major Chinese asset manager has signed up to a United Nations-backed global charter on responsible investment.

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Executive Interviews

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.

INTERVIEW: Joining the family

Dec 12, 2017

An acquisition has increased the visibility of Natixis investment managers in Australia. George Mitton talks to its local chief executive.

Roundtables

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.

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.