Equities

Jul 04, 2023

Hong Kong, IPO, rebound, KPMG, increase, second half of the year, ChinaThe number of listings in Hong Kong is set to increase in the second half of the year, according to KPMG China.

Jul 04, 2023

Franklin Templeton, China, fund, Singapore, global, fund manager, Singapore, investors, China A-shares marketGlobal fund manager Franklin Templeton has launched a fund designed to give Singapore retail investors access to the China A-shares market.

Jun 27, 2023

International investors are losing confidence in Chinese stocks, suggests the latest fund manager survey conducted by Bank of America (BoA).

Jun 22, 2023

India, global, investors, Funds Europe, Funds Global Asia, India, investment, discussion, Brics, Indian, bonds, prizeFunds 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 prize many would think it to be.

Jun 20, 2023

UOBAM, Vietnam, retail fund, Malaysian, UOB Asset Management, Vietnamese, equities fund, fundThe Malaysian UOB Asset Management (UOBAM) branch has launched a Vietnamese equities fund.

Jun 13, 2023

China’s fund managers are failing to attract investors, according to recently released figures on mutual fund sales.

Jun 13, 2023

South Korea, MMFs, record, AuM, Fitch Rating, MONEY market funds, ChinaData from Fitch Rating shows South Korea’s money market funds (MMFs) have benefitted significantly from investors’ retreat from China.

Jun 13, 2023

AIIB, Indian, PE, fund, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, private equity, fund manager, Lok CapitalThe Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has committed US$25 million to a closed-end private equity fund managed by Indian fund manager Lok Capital.

May 30, 2023

The managers of two of China’s most popular Japan-focused ETFs have issued warnings to investors over potential market risk.

May 30, 2023

The collapse of crypto exchange FTX has claimed yet more victims – this time, investment managers at Singapore sovereign wealth fund (SWF) Temasek.

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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

The emergence of AI-powered funds

Contradictory market sentiments from commentators have impeded the decision-making powers of the first wave of AI-powered ETFs, says Alvin Chia of Northern Trust Asset Servicing.

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.

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.