Equities

Jun 11, 2019

Indian_rupees.Flows into Indian equity mutual funds saw a resurgence in May following the re-election of Narendra Modi as prime minister.

Apr 30, 2019

China_growthMSCI’s decision to increase the weight of China A-shares in its global benchmarks from 5% to 20% starting in May “could lead to upwards of $70 billion in equity flows into the A-share market in 2019”, according to HSBC Global Asset Management.

Apr 23, 2019

The UK arm of Japanese asset manager, Nomura, has launched a Global Sustainable Equity Fund targeting companies that are aiming to make a positive impact on the environment and society.

Apr 09, 2019

Asia-Pacific_globeAberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has appointed Ben Sheehan as a senior equity investment specialist for the Asia Pacific region.

Mar 12, 2019

Miyajima_gateNorthern Trust Asset Management has appointed Magellan Asset Management Limited as a sub-adviser to the recently-launched Anchor MFG Global Equity Fund.

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 11, 2019

David_LiPrivate equity is a core part of the business for Caceis’ Hong Kong office, which looks after clients in China and Europe. David Li, chief executive officer, explains why private equity enjoys strong client demand and how it is being used to fund China’s international infrastructure ambitions.

Mar 11, 2019

Osaka-Shi_JapanLooking ahead to the rest of the year, investors in Asia share their views on risks and opportunities in Indonesia, Vietnam, India and Japan.

Feb 05, 2019

Kiwi_road_signThe Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation has hired Sam Porath as the manager for New Zealand equities.

Jan 29, 2019

China_and_Hong-Kong_flagChina’s regulator has given JPMorgan Asset Management (JPMAM) the green light for the northbound distribution of two funds as the world’s second largest economy continues to open its markets to foreign institutions.

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Investing in tomorrow’s world

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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

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Roundtables

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