Magazine issues»July 2020

Romil_Patel.Covid-19 has acted as the catalyst for society to identify and adapt to “a new normal”, as old business models may no longer survive in a world transformed by a pandemic.

TigerCovid-19 has changed our world and shone a bright light on previously unacknowledged vulnerabilities, such as the great, teetering tower of global supply chains, writes Fiona Rintoul.

StormThe global economic downturn triggered by Covid-19 has increased debt-default levels as losses ripple through bond markets – but the conditions for a perfect storm were in place before the pandemic, writes Romil Patel.

GorillaJust over a year into his new role, Wai-Kwong Seck, chief executive officer at Eastspring Investments, discusses his business goals, the Covid-19 pandemic and China.

GymnastGood governance adds value to investment programmes. This is especially true during market corrections and crises, says Janet Li, wealth business leader for Asia at Mercer.

CoronavirusThe interplay between Covid-19 and a sustainable economic transition reveals pockets of opportunity – and of risk. Here, we ask investment experts about China, Asian real estate, Vietnam, infrastructure and emerging markets.

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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

Roundtable: How well geared are Japanese assets for a new world?

Jul 12, 2021

As we prepare to emerge from Covid, experts look at overcoming demographic issues through a combination of good tech and corporate governance, improving productivity and meeting an ambitious government carbon emissions reduction target. Chaired by Romil Patel.

Hong Kong roundtable: Increasing China’s prominence as an asset class

Mar 04, 2021

Our line-up of experts in Hong Kong considers the importance of fixed income ETFs, sustainability and the prospects of increasing China in the indices. Chaired by Romil Patel.