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Sep 04, 2012

Bag lockEmerging giants China and India are gradually developing their securities lending markets, but are far from fully embracing the concept. Stefanie Eschenbacher finds expanding into Asia is not easy.

Sep 04, 2012

Asset managers are expanding into Asia, building a base in Hong Kong, even though markets have been difficult. The participants in our roundtable discuss Hong Kong’s potential and some of the latest regulatory changes. Chaired by Stefanie Eschenbacher.

Sep 04, 2012

Asset managers are expanding into Asia, building a base in Hong Kong, even though markets have been difficult. The participants in our roundtable discuss Hong Kong’s potential and some of the latest regulatory changes. Chaired by Stefanie Eschenbacher.

Jun 19, 2012

ShipAsset managers aggressively launched RQFII funds but sales have been slow. Lipper’s Xav Feng discusses the key issues: oversupply and limited demand.

Jun 19, 2012

chopsticksWhile some synthetic ETFs listed in the region are simply cross-listings from European providers, Morningstar’s Jackie Choy says many are homegrown.

Jun 19, 2012

RensHaving been involved in key pilot schemes to test the world’s appetite to use renminbi, Hong Kong has first-mover advantage. But who is competing for second place? Swift’s Lisa O’Connor takes a look.

Jun 19, 2012

ShoesThe heterogeneity of Asia’s different regional markets is leading global asset managers to take the lead in promoting the virtues of processing standards. Nicholas Pratt asks what is involved.

Apr 17, 2012

Golden_eggIt was only a matter of time before the first renminbi-denominated exchange-traded fund launched, following the uptake of dim sum bonds. Stefanie Eschenbacher reviews market developments in Asia.

Apr 17, 2012

Asian_boatAmong the currencies of the world’s six largest economies, China’s renminbi is the only one that is not a reserve currency. As it moves closer to attaining this prestigious status, Stefanie Eschenbacher asks what challenges the asset servicing industry faces.

Apr 17, 2012

China’s economy is a paradox, say the participants of our investment roundtable. They discuss the mismatch of economic growth and stock market performance, investment opportunities and product trends. Chaired by Stefanie Eschenbacher

Participants:

Xiao Feng Zhong, deputy chief executive officer (Amundi Hong Kong Ltd)
Alex Ng, chief investment officer, Asia Pacific (BNP Pribas Investment Partners)
Bill Maldonado, chief investment 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

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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.

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