Investment strategy

Oct 20, 2020

Singapore MerlionSwiss asset manager Vontobel has bolstered its presence in the Asia Pacific market following the opening of a Singapore office.

Oct 06, 2020

Bank of China towerA joint venture between French asset manager Amundi and the Bank of China’s (BoC) wealth management arm has opened for business after receiving its licence from the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC).

Sep 22, 2020

Grand_Palace_ThailandAberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has become the first international investment manager to be granted a limited broker, dealer and underwriter (LBDU) licence from the Securities and Exchange Commission in Thailand.

Sep 22, 2020

Climate_change_treeManulife Investment Management has unveiled a new ESG strategy focused on Asian credit.

Aug 25, 2020

HSBC Global Asset Management (HSBC GAM) has launched a new equity ETF aimed at Asia Pacific investors and companies looking to transition to a low carbon economy.

Jun 23, 2020

A majority of high net worth investors (HNWs) in Hong Kong still favour traditional asset classes in 2020, according to research from Quilter International.

Jun 16, 2020

BMO Global Asset Management has launched an Asian equity strategy to its suite of responsible and sustainable funds.

Jun 09, 2020

Institutional investors in Asia are more confident than their global counterparts when it comes to navigating the current Covid-19 induced volatility to meet their short and long-term objectives, according to a State Street Corporation survey.

Apr 21, 2020

Real estate investment managers around the world raised a record US$225.8 billion in capital in 2019, with Asia Pacific vehicles accounting for $32.8 billion of the total.

Apr 21, 2020

Robo-adviserRetail banks are reinventing themselves with the launch on online platforms as investors in Asia Pacific become increasingly spoiled for choice when it comes to buying mutual funds.

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Sponsored Profiles

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Apr 06, 2020

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Mar 11, 2019

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Executive Interviews

Executive interview: ‘China is the 800-pound gorilla’

Aug 04, 2020

Just over a year into his new role, Wai-Kwong Seck, chief executive officer at Eastspring Investments, discusses his business goals, the Covid-19 pandemic and China.

Executive interview: Understanding geographies

Apr 06, 2020

Margaret Harwood-Jones, co-head financing and securities services at Standard Chartered, shares her insights on platform standardisation, opportunities in Asia and regulatory change to encourage...

Roundtables

Hong Kong roundtable: A ‘fragile Goldilocks situation’

Apr 06, 2020

With the global economy at a crossroads, our panel of experts share their thoughts on the market conditions, geopolitical volatility and growth opportunities. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

Singapore roundtable: A horizon to hold long-term assets

Dec 12, 2019

Panellists discuss the geopolitical fractures concerning asset owners, Singapore as a hub for fintech start-ups and why it makes sense to raise capital from a Variable Capital Company (VCC). Chaired by Romil Patel in Singapore.