Equities

Nov 05, 2020

China Report roundtable 2020Funds Europe hosts a 360-degree investor view on increasing ease of access to the world’s second-largest economy, splitting China off from other emerging markets, tail risks and what a US-China-fuelled global technology bifurcation means. Chaired by Romil Patel.

Jun 09, 2020

Institutional investors in Asia are more confident than their global counterparts when it comes to navigating the current Covid-19 induced volatility to meet their short and long-term objectives, according to a State Street Corporation survey.

Apr 06, 2020

Natural_disasterAs volatility dominates the markets, Alex Rolandi and Romil Patel look at the advantages and risks of investing in real estate during uncertain times.

Apr 06, 2020

CoronavirusThe world has taken a battering from black swan events, namely COVID-19. Experts share their insights on Malaysia and Thailand as they put their strategies to the test in unprecedented times.

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.

Apr 06, 2020

Compass2019 saw a bond bonanza but fixed income allocations are likely to be more neutral this year, finds Nick Fitzpatrick.

Mar 26, 2020

Global_assetsAssets in regulated open-ended fund assets worldwide increased 3.1% to €52.7 trillion in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to figures published by the European Fund and Asset Management Association (Efama).

Feb 18, 2020

InvestmentGoldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) has launched four investment funds in Singapore aimed at retail investors after receiving the green light from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).

Feb 04, 2020

Indonesian_infrastructureKeppel Capital is aiming to raise US$1 billion as part of the launch of its new closed-end infrastructure private equity fund.

Jan 28, 2020

Grand_Palace_ThailandAssets in Thailand’s mutual funds industry have risen by 6.52% in 2019 thanks to the increased value of bonds and equities.

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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.