Investment strategy

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.

May 07, 2019

Hong_Kong_Stock_ExchangeThe Hong Kong stock exchange has adopted a simplified structure offered by Euroclear Bank for the trading of European exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Apr 30, 2019

Indian_stocksIndia has enjoyed a boom in alternative investment funds (AIFs) in recent years due to a combination of regulatory reforms and a rising number of high net-worth individuals seeking “sophisticated and niche” strategies, according to Cerulli Associates.

Apr 30, 2019

China_growthMSCI’s decision to increase the weight of China A-shares in its global benchmarks from 5% to 20% starting in May “could lead to upwards of $70 billion in equity flows into the A-share market in 2019”, according to HSBC Global Asset Management.

Apr 23, 2019

The world’s largest asset manager has appointed Tony Tang as head of China as it sets its sights on expanding in the country.

Apr 16, 2019

CommerzbankCommerzbank has hosted its first Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) workshop for corporate clients to discuss the expected US$1 trillion worth of business opportunities along the trade corridor between Europe and Asia.

Apr 16, 2019

Kuala LumpurEastspring Investments Berhad, the Asian asset management arm of Prudential, has chosen Puan Khadijah Sairah Ibrahim to lead its Islamic funds business in Malaysia.

Apr 16, 2019

Hong_KongParis-based Ostrum Asset Management is launching a Hong Kong subsidiary in order to grow its real assets private debt platform for institutional investors in the APAC region.

Apr 16, 2019

Commercial_real_estate_riseThe amount of money raised globally for investment in real estate last year was closing on US$200 billion and described as a “new high”.

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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.