Summer 2015

GlyphsChina A-shares still await entry to MSCI’s Emerging Market Index, but the track is laid and a decision may be coming soon. George Mitton reports.

China is already the largest single weight in MSCI’s Emerging Markets Index. Adding A-shares will underline its position as the world’s second-largest economy.

BarrierMutual fund recognition should allow Chinese and Hong Kong-based funds to cross the border and reach new customers. But not every product is eligible. George Mitton reports.

Nicholas-HadowAberdeen Asset Management established its Asian headquarters in Singapore in 1992. George Mitton talks to Nick Hadow, director of business development, who is also chair of Singapore’s funds industry association.

SeoulSouth Korea has emerged as a busy source of RQFII flows as its formerly domestic-focused funds industry develops a taste for Chinese investment. Dave Waller reports.

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Executive Interviews

Interview: Asia’s sweet spots

Jul 05, 2019

As the US-China trade war ramps up with a hike in levies, Tai Hui, chief market strategist for Asia-Pacific at JP Morgan Asset Management, tells Romil Patel where he identifies investment value.

Interview: Money needs a place to go

Mar 11, 2019

Peng Fei, chief investment officer at Wanwei Asset Management, tells Romil Patel about allocating capital across risk factors when asset performance is uncertain and unpredictable.

Roundtables

ESG roundtable: Are the ESG stars aligning across Asia?

Jul 05, 2019

Our panel of experts discusses driving higher ESG asset allocation in Asia, growing calls to address the global climate crisis and the importance of governance. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

Singapore roundtable: A money magnet

Mar 11, 2019

Our panel discussed why the Singapore Variable Capital Company makes them bullish, what gives the onshore jurisdiction an offshore feel and “blood on the streets” from China’s slowdown. Chaired by Romil Patel in Singapore.