Investment strategy

Nov 21, 2023

singapore investor surveyAlmost three-quarters of investors in Singapore believe they are entering a new era of monetary policy and market behaviour based on increased inflation and interest rates, according to a survey.

Oct 27, 2023

Fund managers are monitoring the US’s recent ban on certain Chinese tech investments to assess their potential impact on investment strategies in the tech sector and China-related opportunities, reports Piyasi Mitra.

Sep 08, 2023

Asia-based investors have the greatest appetite for impact investing, suggests a recently published study.

Sep 07, 2023

Singapore, LGIMUK asset manager Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM) has expanded its presence in Asia Pacific following the opening of its first Singapore office.

Aug 31, 2023

Chinese yuanAn overwhelming majority of institutional investors believe that China’s yuan is on the cusp of attaining reserve currency status in several countries, suggests recent research.

Aug 15, 2023

Franklin Templeton, KoreaUS asset manager Franklin Templeton has opened a contact office in Korea to support its work as the external investment manager for the National Pension Service of Korea.

Aug 07, 2023

In Q2 2023, China's financial sector underwent a robust rebound, with net flows reaching a notable RMB 1,226 billion, the highest since Q1 2021.

Aug 07, 2023

China saw an increase in venture capital investing during the first half of the year, bucking a downward trend for VC funding in wider Asia and the globe, experts said.

Jul 25, 2023

Philippines, The Philippines government has launched its first sovereign wealth fund.

Jul 11, 2023

HSBC, private banking, business, India, office, countryHSBC has strengthened its presence in India after opening its first private banking office in the country.


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.


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.

Why take advantage of the recent dip in China’s internet sectors

advantage, China, internet, market, OctoberChina's internet market presents one of the most compelling long-term growth potentials for investors today, given the catalysts supporting the sector from both macro and fundamental perspectives, explains Dr Xiaolin Chen, head of international, KraneShares.

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