Fixed income

Nov 06, 2018

Asia_globeAberdeen Standard Investments has bolstered its Asia team with the addition of four portfolio managers in Hong Kong and China.

Nov 06, 2018

Islamic_bankingMalaysia will prolong tax breaks for additional expenditure incurred when issuing Islamic bonds, or sukuks, in addition to retail bonds.

Oct 23, 2018

Thai_marketAssets in Thailand’s mutual funds market rose by 0.46% between January and September, according to statistics recorded by the Association of Investment Management Companies.

Oct 23, 2018

The impact of financial technology, developments in Asian passporting and the promise of new markets in Thailand were among the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.

Oct 23, 2018

PasturesJulie Becker of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange talks about the role the exchange provider plays in bringing together various players in sustainable finance, including through a ‘window’ for socially responsible investment (SRI) funds.

Oct 02, 2018

China Construction BankChina’s second largest bank has listed its first overseas green bond, worth €500 million ($576 million), on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.

Sep 11, 2018

JP_Morgan_Hong_KongJP Morgan Asset Management has named two new fixed income staff in Hong Kong and a hedge fund specialist in Singapore.

Aug 07, 2018

China_property_developersInvestors have been advised to avoid corporate bonds issued by small property developers in China in favour of bonds from larger issuers in the sector.

Jul 31, 2018

Taipei_dragonsFixed income specialist Pimco has received a licence from the Taiwanese authorities to set up an onshore entity in Taipei.

Jul 24, 2018

Singaporean_dollarsNikko Asset Management has launched what it says is the first corporate bond exchange-traded fund (ETF) to be denominated in Singaporean dollars.

Pages

Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Operational challenges

Jun 09, 2018

Caroline Higgins of Northern Trust tells George Mitton about A-share inclusion, ETF Connect and why Cayman funds predominate in the region.

INTERVIEW: Making a name

Apr 18, 2018

Formed by a merger in 2012, Old Mutual Global Investors was little-known in Asia. Carol Wong, managing director for Asia-Pacific, is changing that. She talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Optimism versus caution

Oct 23, 2018

The impact of financial technology, developments in Asian passporting and the promise of new markets in Thailand were among the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: a long-term project

Jun 09, 2018

Our panel discussed robo-advisers, ETF Connect, and why the mutual recognition of funds (MRF) scheme will take time to develop. Chaired by George Mitton in Hong Kong.