December 2016

America’s president-elect wants to abandon trade pacts and declare China a currency manipulator. How much trouble will he cause in Asia? George Mitton reports.

India has relaxed rules on foreign investment, promising to boost its economy. Fiona Rintoul reports.

International investors now have better access to more than 800 Shenzhen-listed stocks thanks to a scheme that confirms Hong Kong’s place as a gateway to the mainland. George Mitton reports.

The Mutual Recognition of Funds scheme was a hot topic of discussion at an asset management briefing in Hong Kong. Alan Chalmers reports.

Cross-border fund initiatives are developing across Asia. Tilman Fechter of Clearstream says the key is to identify where the potential flows are, and build the infrastructure around them.

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Executive Interviews

For the greater good

Sep 19, 2016

The Singapore Fund Administrators Association seeks to represent the industry to the regulator. George Mitton talks to chairman Martin O'Regan.

Barbell theory

Jul 19, 2016

Investors in Asia are finding a middle way between high-risk trades on the one hand and low-risk bank deposits on the other, says Malik Sarwar of HSBC. He talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

ROUNDTABLE: Where the power lies

Dec 18, 2016

Our panel discussed circuit breakers, index inclusion and the rise of the renminbi. Chaired by George Mitton and Alan Chalmers in Beijing.

ROUNDTABLE: Separating hype from reality

Sep 19, 2016

Our cross-industry panel discussed fintech, the costly burden of compliance, and what fund managers can learn from airlines. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.