TECHNOLOGY

Apr 06, 2020

CoronavirusThe impact of coronavirus was eventually priced in. Perhaps the reason it took so long was because computer-led strategies were distorting prices. Alex Rolandi investigates.

Mar 17, 2020

Computer_processor_chipA host of Asian cities, including Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region have been identified amongst the top 20 leading technology hubs outside Silicon Valley/San Francisco over the next four years, according to KPMG.

Feb 04, 2020

Digital_client_verificationA cybersecurity breach has been cited as the top reason by institutional investors to carry out an unplanned review of a mandate.

Jan 14, 2020

Data_managementThe demand for greater information flows is the most significant factor influencing investor behaviour, according to 71% of private equity professionals.

Dec 12, 2019

Hong_Kong_womanArmin Choksey and Conal McMahon of PwC says there is a large-scale and diverse demand for products in Asia-Pacific.

Nov 26, 2019

TechnologyJP Morgan Asset Management’s (JPMAM) Pacific Technology Fund has been cleared for northbound distribution under the Mainland-Hong Kong Mutual Recognition of Funds (MRF) scheme.

Nov 12, 2019

Processor_chipBahrain-based alternative investment firm Investcorp has teamed up with Hong Kong fund manager China Everbright to jointly manage a new fund focused on China’s technology sector.

Oct 17, 2019

Panellists discuss expanding product capability across Asia-Pacific, the opportunities and regulatory challenges around data and the prospects for ETFs in the region. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

Oct 17, 2019

Rohan_SinghData volumes are rising exponentially alongside regulations, adding to the burdens on legacy data management infrastructure, writes Rohan Singh, head of asset servicing for Asia-Pacific at BNY Mellon.

Oct 17, 2019

Global_securities_servicesBy Jeslyn Tan, global head of product management, securities services, at Deutsche Bank

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Industry comments

Investing in tomorrow’s world

investmentAt times like these, HSBC Asset Management easily pivots towards emerging markets.

The spotlight on growth markets and the need to be nimble and dynamic is ever-sharper, given the difficulty in predicting monetary policy in the world’s major nations.

Sponsored feature: Navigating the complexities of FX execution and currency risk

A comprehensive, cost-effective, and transparent currency overlay hedging solution is crucial to mitigate FX exposure risks in the complex landscapes of Japan and China's FX markets, explains Hans Jacob Feder, PhD, global head of FX services at MUFG Investor Services.

Opinion

Transitioning to an era of scarcity

The world is transitioning from an era of commodity abundance to one of undersupply. Ben Ross and Tyler Rosenlicht of Cohen & Steers believe this shift may result in significant returns for commodities and resource producers over the next decade.

Asia credit: An outsized winner in the region’s energy transition?

Ross Dilkes, fixed income portfolio manager at Wellington Management, examines the opportunities and risks for bond investors presented by the region’s decarbonisation agenda.

A quiet revolution in Japan’s corporate governance

revolution, Japan, corporate governance, Shareholders, corporate, governance, standards, improvement, Tetsuro Takase, SuMi TrustShareholders in Japan no longer accept below-par corporate governance standards. Changes are taking place, but there are still areas for improvement, says Tetsuro Takase at SuMi Trust.

Why rising demand for healthcare is creating investment opportunities in China

rising demand, healthcare, investment, opportunities, China, Robert St Clair, Investment Strategy, Fullerton Fund ManagementRobert St Clair, head of investment strategy at Fullerton Fund Management, explores the reasons investors should be paying attention to the rising demand for healthcare in China.

Executive Interviews

Executive interview: PGIM CEO on where the ESG flowers should bloom

Sep 27, 2021

David Hunt, president and chief executive of PGIM, tells Romil Patel about leading a top 10 global asset manager in times where “empowering and encouraging the kind of investment decisions as...

Executive interview: Nicolas Moreau’s orderly transition

Jul 12, 2021

Nicolas Moreau, CEO of HSBC Asset Management, is moving to Asia as the firm looks to connect more directly with the region’s growth story. ESG is also a key focus – including the ‘just’ carbon...

Roundtables

India: An “obvious choice for global investors”

Jun 22, 2023

Funds Europe, the sister publication of Funds Global Asia, hosted an India investment discussion with two seasoned experts and asked if India is the ‘last one standing’ from the Brics phenomenon. We also hear that for India, the inclusion of Indian bonds in a major index may not be the desired...

Roundtable: Singapore comes of age as an Asian ESG hub

Dec 01, 2021

Strong ESG credentials strengthen the case for Singapore as a leader in Asia of the post-Covid recovery. Our panel discusses the risks and opportunities.