Trading

Jun 19, 2012

chopsticksWhile some synthetic ETFs listed in the region are simply cross-listings from European providers, Morningstar’s Jackie Choy says many are homegrown.

Jun 19, 2012

RensHaving been involved in key pilot schemes to test the world’s appetite to use renminbi, Hong Kong has first-mover advantage. But who is competing for second place? Swift’s Lisa O’Connor takes a look.

Jun 19, 2012

ShoesThe heterogeneity of Asia’s different regional markets is leading global asset managers to take the lead in promoting the virtues of processing standards. Nicholas Pratt asks what is involved.

Apr 17, 2012

Golden_eggIt was only a matter of time before the first renminbi-denominated exchange-traded fund launched, following the uptake of dim sum bonds. Stefanie Eschenbacher reviews market developments in Asia.

Apr 17, 2012

Asian_boatAmong the currencies of the world’s six largest economies, China’s renminbi is the only one that is not a reserve currency. As it moves closer to attaining this prestigious status, Stefanie Eschenbacher asks what challenges the asset servicing industry faces.

Apr 17, 2012

China’s economy is a paradox, say the participants of our investment roundtable. They discuss the mismatch of economic growth and stock market performance, investment opportunities and product trends. Chaired by Stefanie Eschenbacher

Participants:

Xiao Feng Zhong, deputy chief executive officer (Amundi Hong Kong Ltd)
Alex Ng, chief investment officer, Asia Pacific (BNP Pribas Investment Partners)
Bill Maldonado, chief investment officer...

Apr 17, 2012

China'€™s economy is a paradox, say the participants of our investment roundtable. They discuss the mismatch of economic growth and stock market performance, investment opportunities and product trends. Chaired by Stefanie Eschenbacher.

Jan 10, 2012

Dim-SumThe offshore ‘dim sum’ bond market has become the latest star in the China investment story, but it is underpinned by the growth opportunity presented by the Chinese currency. Nick Fitzpatrick reports.

Jan 10, 2012

HurdlesWith their tendency to trade mutual funds, Asian investors should be enthusiastic about ETFs. Yet, while demand exists, these products face substantial headwinds in the region. Mark McFee finds out what it will take for them to become part of the mainstream.

Jan 10, 2012

Stormy-skyAsia’s hedge fund industry appears to be growing again, but the barriers to entry for newcomers are higher than ever. Nick Fitzpatrick reports.

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