Investment strategy

Nov 12, 2019

China_bicyclesChina’s GDP growth is likely to decelerate to an average 4.4% annually over the next 10 to 15 years amid a slowdown in real global growth (2.3%) over the same period, according to research by JP Morgan Asset Management.

Nov 12, 2019

real_estate_investments riseInstitutional investors in Asia are most likely to ramp up their allocation to alternatives heading into 2020 amid lingering uncertainty over economic and geopolitical risks in Europe and the US.

Nov 12, 2019

Processor_chipBahrain-based alternative investment firm Investcorp has teamed up with Hong Kong fund manager China Everbright to jointly manage a new fund focused on China’s technology sector.

Nov 05, 2019

Forbidden_City_gateHSBC Global Asset Management (GAM) has announced the launch of the HSBC China Government Local Bond Index Fund amid an uptick in interest in China’s bond market amongst overseas investors.

Nov 05, 2019

Miyajima_gateAsset Management One International (AMOI), a London-based subsidiary of Japan’s Asset Management One, is launching two Luxembourg-domiciled Ucits funds investing in Japanese equities.

Nov 05, 2019

Real_estate_soldThe real assets business of Axa Investment Managers (Axa IM) has completed the off-market acquisition of a residential tower block in Japan from a Japanese property firm for an undisclosed sum.

Nov 05, 2019

Stock_Exchange_of_ThailandThailand’s Government Pension Fund (GPF) is aiming to use an ESG lens for all of its investments in the Thai market across equity classes including real estate, private equity and infrastructure by the first quarter of 2020.

Oct 29, 2019

Gold_ETFState Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has unveiled a new physical-backed gold exchange-traded fund (ETF) for the Japanese market.

Oct 29, 2019

Internet ETFJapan’s Nikko Asset Management has awarded a custody mandate for a Hong Kong-domiciled internet exchange-traded fund (ETF) to BNP Paribas Securities Services (BNPP SS).

Oct 29, 2019

Handshake_contractSingapore bank DBS has signed an agreement with funds platform Allfunds in order to gain access to third-party mutual funds for its wealth management business.

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Sponsored Profiles

Sponsored feature: How is DLT changing the global securities services landscape?

Oct 17, 2019

By Jeslyn Tan, global head of product management, securities services, at Deutsche Bank

Sponsored feature: A new base for fund distribution

Oct 16, 2019

To get the most value out of the digitisation of investment fund distribution, a blockchain-based infrastructure is fundamental. By Olivier Portenseigne, Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer, Fundsquare.

Sponsored profile: Bridging the gap

Mar 11, 2019

Private equity is a core part of the business for Caceis’ Hong Kong office, which looks after clients in China and Europe. David Li, chief executive officer, explains why private equity enjoys strong client demand and how it is being used to fund China’s international infrastructure ambitions.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Market knowledge key to fund distribution in Asia

Jan 11, 2019

The highly fragmented investment markets in the Asia-Pacific region require detailed knowledge of each market’s unique characteristics and framework. By Lou Kiesch, Partner, and Marc Noirhomme, Director, at Deloitte Luxembourg.

Executive Interviews

Executive interview: Timing the market

Oct 17, 2019

Amy Cho, Schroders’ Hong Kong chief executive and regional head of intermediary clients, tells Romil Patel about Hongkongers’ love of investing, staying nimble in a volatile market and following...

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.

Roundtables

Roundtable: Priming for Asia’s growth

Oct 17, 2019

Panellists discuss expanding product capability across Asia-Pacific, the opportunities and regulatory challenges around data and the prospects for ETFs in the region. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

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.