Investment strategy

Aug 02, 2021

Real_estateReal estate equities are in recovery. Despite ‘noise’ in the wider stock market, some property shares are back above pre-crisis levels, powered by demographic changes and currently boosted by inflation worries. Alex Rolandi reports.

Jul 12, 2021

Tim_AntonelliInsurers’ inability to foresee the impact of extreme weather on long-term investments is hindering asset selection processes, but a new modelling tool that more accurately forecasts future climate risks may prove to be a boon to carriers and other asset owners.

Jul 12, 2021

Nagasaki_portBond managers are optimistic for their asset class but are watching central banks closely to see how they will manage inflation, finds Pete Carvill.

Jul 12, 2021

Satoshi_MaruiIn Japan and around the world, the Covid-19 pandemic has rapidly changed lifestyles and work practices, writes Satoshi Marui of SuMi Trust.

Jul 12, 2021

Terraced_fields_VietnamIndustry experts offer in-depth analysis of the emerging markets landscape, including the main challenges ahead and which areas to watch out for.

Apr 14, 2021

logistics_investmentFor investors in logistics buildings, Covid-19 spurred expected growth by years. Surging demand for e-commerce means the number of warehouse sites is shrinking, providing a solid foundation for the sector’s future, writes Alex Rolandi.

Apr 13, 2021

Chinese dragonThe economic rise is entrenched. Next comes China’s financial rise – but many Western investors are still not exposed to it. Funds Europe speaks with investment experts – including TFL Pension Fund and fund managers in Asia.

Apr 06, 2021

Retirement signJP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) and CMB Wealth Management have unveiled a jointly developed fund aimed at China’s onshore retirement sector.

Apr 06, 2021

Singapore skylineA subsidiary of Singaporean fund manager Keppel Capital, Alpha Investment Partners, has been awarded a S$360 million (US$268 million) investment mandate from Dutch pension fund services firm PGGM.

Apr 06, 2021

Healthcare1Invesco has launched its first fund investing in Chinese healthcare companies set to benefit from key growth trends such as preimmunization and reform.

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Executive Interviews

Executive interview: Nicolas Moreau’s orderly transition

Jul 12, 2021

Nicolas Moreau, CEO of HSBC Asset Management, is moving to Asia as the firm looks to connect more directly with the region’s growth story. ESG is also a key focus – including the ‘just’ carbon...

Executive interview: The man who made Aberdeen

Mar 04, 2021

Martin Gilbert reflects on nearly four decades as Aberdeen CEO, including what he brought to the company, his regrets at not entering into private markets earlier, and passing like ships in the...

Roundtables

Roundtable: How well geared are Japanese assets for a new world?

Jul 12, 2021

As we prepare to emerge from Covid, experts look at overcoming demographic issues through a combination of good tech and corporate governance, improving productivity and meeting an ambitious government carbon emissions reduction target. Chaired by Romil Patel.

Hong Kong roundtable: Increasing China’s prominence as an asset class

Mar 04, 2021

Our line-up of experts in Hong Kong considers the importance of fixed income ETFs, sustainability and the prospects of increasing China in the indices. Chaired by Romil Patel.