Investment strategy

May 21, 2019

Singapore_MerlionLuxembourg-based third-party management company FundRock has opened a new branch in Singapore as part of its expansion efforts in the region. Timothy Walkley has been appointed as the managing director for Asia markets.

May 21, 2019

Yangtze RiverJP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) and the China Securities Index (CSI) have formed a partnership to launch a China A-shares strategic beta index, JPMAM, which manages $1.7 trillion in assets, revealed on May 20, 2019.

May 21, 2019

ESGEnvironmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies are becoming increasingly popular among all types of investors, from individual to institutions, a report has found.

May 14, 2019

growthItalian fund house Eurizon saw its assets under management (AuM) grow by 2% to reach €309.6 billion during the first quarter of the year.

May 14, 2019

Robotics fundBrussels-based asset manager, Candriam, has partnered with Korea Investment and Securities (KIS) to bring its robotics fund to the South Korean market.

May 14, 2019

Real estateAllianz Real Estate has earmarked $600 million to GLP funds that will develop and invest in logistics assets with integrated technologies in China and Japan, the firm recently said.

May 14, 2019

Green_investmentsThe Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has released a set of plans to develop its credentials as a regional centre for green finance as well as combat the climate crisis.

May 07, 2019

PowerlinesSingapore’s sovereign wealth fund, GIC, and global investment firm, KKR, have collectively acquired a 42% stake in infrastructure investment trust, India Grid Trust (IndiGrid).

May 07, 2019

Green_bondsHong Kong’s governing authority has become the first Asian signatory to the Green Bond Pledge, a joint initiative developed by international climate finance and environmental bodies.

May 07, 2019

Water_tapInvestors must consider the interaction between water, energy and food - known as the ‘WEF Nexus’ – as part of their securities selection process, according to fund manager T. Rowe Price.

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Executive Interviews

Interview: Money needs a place to go

Mar 11, 2019

Peng Fei, chief investment officer at Wanwei Asset Management, tells Romil Patel about allocating capital across risk factors when asset performance is uncertain and unpredictable.

INTERVIEW: Giving peace a chance

Jan 11, 2019

As US-China tensions escalated in 2018, the leaders of the two economies met in Buenos Aires to agree a truce. Aidan Yao, senior emerging Asia economist at Axa Investment Managers, talks to Romil...

Roundtables

Singapore roundtable: A money magnet

Mar 11, 2019

Our panel discussed why the Singapore Variable Capital Company makes them bullish, what gives the onshore jurisdiction an offshore feel and “blood on the streets” from China’s slowdown. Chaired by Romil Patel in Singapore.

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: A sunny picture

Jan 11, 2019

Changes to regulation, US-Sino trade tensions and further steps by China to open its capital markets were some of the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.