Investment strategy

Mar 20, 2018

Money_marketAsset managers operating in China have stopped promoting money market funds due to official pressure to move assets into other fund types.

Mar 20, 2018

MergerFranklin Templeton Investments says it will merge its South Korean business with a unit of Samsung Asset Management.

Mar 20, 2018

HandshakeOntario Teachers’ Pension Plan has hired Datuk Ben Chan as its regional managing director for the Asia Pacific.

Mar 13, 2018

Commodities1China now enjoys a large trade surplus with Africa because commodity prices have fallen in recent years and reduced the value of its imports.

Mar 13, 2018

OutsourcingPing An Asset Management will take over managing the $71.5 million Old Mutual China Equity Fund as part of an outsourcing deal.

Mar 13, 2018

Singapore_Exchange_buildingTechnology firm Smartkarma is piloting a scheme to allow Singapore Exchange-listed companies to streamline their communication and data reporting.

Mar 13, 2018

Saxo_BankTrading platform provider Saxo Bank has hired Vivienne Yu as its chief executive for Greater China.

Mar 06, 2018

Green_bondsAn effort by Chinese policymakers to establish a sustainable economy has pushed the country to the top of a list of green bond issuers.

Mar 06, 2018

China_CITIC_bankThe international business of China’s CITIC Securities has expanded into European real estate through a partnership with London-based Avignon Capital.

Mar 06, 2018

Islamic_financeIndonesia has listed two Islamic bonds with a total value of $3 billion on the Nasdaq Dubai exchange.

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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.