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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.

A new book charts Asia’s financial development from the custodian’s perspective. Its author, Lawrence Au, shares an excerpt relating to each of the past three decades.

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