Investment strategy

Aug 21, 2018

T. Rowe Price will promote Nick Trueman to lead its global investment management services division in the Asia-Pacific region from the start of next year.

Aug 14, 2018

Below-expectation results for the Chinese economy in July indicate that stimulus measures have not yet boosted growth and may demand further stimulus.

Aug 07, 2018

Alternatives surveyThe popularity of alternative asset classes has not gone unnoticed by Asia Pacific asset managers, which are planning to expand their product ranges to include these types of funds.

Aug 07, 2018

China_property_developersInvestors have been advised to avoid corporate bonds issued by small property developers in China in favour of bonds from larger issuers in the sector.

Aug 07, 2018

Merging_blocksForeign firms that wish to gain majority control of Chinese financial services companies have been advised to select small firms as their joint-venture partners.

Aug 07, 2018

Wind_farm_IndiaDevelopment finance institutions and private investors have together allocated more than $12 billion in direct impact investment transactions in south-east Asia since 2007.

Jul 31, 2018

AcquisitionEastspring Investments has agreed to buy a majority share of the fifth-largest asset manager in Thailand as it continues to expand in the region.

Jul 31, 2018

Taipei_dragonsFixed income specialist Pimco has received a licence from the Taiwanese authorities to set up an onshore entity in Taipei.

Jul 31, 2018

London-stock-exchangeHSBC has launched an exchange-traded fund (ETF) investing in mainland-listed Chinese equities, otherwise known as A-shares, on the London Stock Exchange.

Jul 31, 2018

Singapore_MerlionButterfield, a bank and wealth manager based in Bermuda, has hired Brian Balleine to lead its Singapore office as regional head of Asia.

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Operational challenges

Jun 09, 2018

Caroline Higgins of Northern Trust tells George Mitton about A-share inclusion, ETF Connect and why Cayman funds predominate in the region.

INTERVIEW: Making a name

Apr 18, 2018

Formed by a merger in 2012, Old Mutual Global Investors was little-known in Asia. Carol Wong, managing director for Asia-Pacific, is changing that. She talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Optimism versus caution

Oct 23, 2018

The impact of financial technology, developments in Asian passporting and the promise of new markets in Thailand were among the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: a long-term project

Jun 09, 2018

Our panel discussed robo-advisers, ETF Connect, and why the mutual recognition of funds (MRF) scheme will take time to develop. Chaired by George Mitton in Hong Kong.