REGULATION

Jan 24, 2023

china, ownershipJP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) is the latest global firm to expand its presence in China’s onshore funds market following a green light from the local regulator.

Jan 24, 2023

regulator, report, fundsA report from New Zealand’s Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has highlighted the operational risk of managed investment schemes (MIS).

Jan 17, 2023

Schroders, ChinaUK asset manager Schroders has become the latest firm to secure regulatory approval to establish a wholly foreign-owned fund management business in mainland China.

Jan 03, 2023

virtual, assetsHong Kong regulators have widened access to virtual assets to include retail investors.

Jan 03, 2023

SEBI, fees, chargesThe Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has launched a review of the fees charged by mutual funds operating in the country.

Dec 13, 2022

ChinaFidelity International (FIL) has joined the ranks of global asset managers that have secured approval to launch a wholly owned mutual funds business in mainland China.

Nov 29, 2022

ChinaGlobal asset manager Neuberger Berman has become one of the few firms to secure regulatory approval for a wholly owned mutual fund business on the Chinese mainland.

Oct 25, 2022

Singapore, asset management, The asset management sector in Singapore saw a surge in assets last year as it capitalised on the pandemic-induced restrictions imposed in rival domiciles such as Hong Kong and China.

Oct 25, 2022

HKMA, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has appointed Darryl Chan Wai-man as deputy chief executive.

Oct 18, 2022

Monetary Authority of SingaporeSingapore’s financial watchdog, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), has appointed Gillian Tan as chief sustainability officer.

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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

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Roundtables

India: An “obvious choice for global investors”

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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...

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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.