REGULATION

Jan 29, 2019

Standard_and_PoorsChina’s central bank has given S&P Global the nod to rate its domestic bonds – a first for a company wholly owned by an international credit ratings agency.

Jan 22, 2019

The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region has come to the fore as a key driver of global fund sales growth, contributing to more than a quarter of flows over the past decade, a new study has shown.

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.

Jan 11, 2019

Calastone_event_Sydney_2018Fund passports, home bias and the merits of regulation were among the topics discussed in the second annual Australia report carried out by Funds Global Asia in partnership with Calastone.

Jan 11, 2019

Securities_researchSecurities research from sources other than brokers should be thriving under MiFID II, but as Nicholas Pratt finds, the independents may be the regulation’s accidental victims.

Nov 13, 2018

FeesMalaysia has said that it would seek a “full refund” from Goldman Sachs for all the fees it paid to the US investment bank for 1MDB deals.

Oct 30, 2018

Standard-Chartered-Bank-Hong_KongStandard Chartered Bank has been granted a domestic fund custody licence by the China Securities Regulatory Commission – which the firm claims is a first for an overseas bank.

Oct 23, 2018

Made_in_ChinaIn China, technology companies are changing how retail investors allocate capital, but it is not a zero-sum competition with traditional financial services firms. Joshua Bateman reports.

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.

Oct 23, 2018

Martin O'ReganThe Variable Capital Companies, the new Eldorado of investment funds in Singapore, was tabled in its parliament on September 10, 2018.

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Executive Interviews

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Mar 04, 2021

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Roundtables

Hong Kong roundtable: Increasing China’s prominence as an asset class

Mar 04, 2021

Our line-up of experts in Hong Kong considers the importance of fixed income ETFs, sustainability and the prospects of increasing China in the indices. Chaired by Romil Patel.

Roundtable: ‘What’s priced in versus what surprises’

Jan 04, 2021

As we head into 2021, our panel of experts in Singapore pore over the key risks that are not fully priced in, the impact of the incoming Biden administration on Asia and the dominant investment theme that is China. Chaired by Romil Patel.