NEWS

Jan 19, 2021

Bond indicesPushback from some Japanese investors is threatening to derail the much-anticipated inclusion of Chinese government bonds on a widely used benchmark.

Jan 19, 2021

ETF diceInvesco has launched two ESG-focused ETFs investing in listed companies in Japan and the Pacific region while focusing on the exclusion of “controversial” business practices.

Jan 19, 2021

Cutting costsGoldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) is cutting the cost of its Chinese fixed income ETF to cash in on increased investors interest in the asset class.

Jan 19, 2021

France under microscopeParis-based DNCA Investments, a subsidiary of Natixis, has launched an ESG-focused Chinese equity fund.

Jan 19, 2021

Asia-Pacific globeInvestor services technology firm Broadridge has appointed a former BNY Mellon executive to spearhead its expansion into Asia Pacific.

Jan 12, 2021

ESG investingNinety One, the fund manager previously known as Investec Asset Management, has been given the green light from Singapore’s regulator for an environmental fund targeting retail investors.

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Sponsored Profiles

Sponsored feature: Another way of doing things

Nov 05, 2020

Funds Global Asia talks to Calastone’s Leo Chen about the growth of wealth management in Southeast Asia and the emergence of new models.

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Apr 06, 2020

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Oct 17, 2019

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Oct 16, 2019

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Executive Interviews

Executive interview: Staying agile on the pandemic plan

Nov 05, 2020

Terry Pan, chief executive for Greater China, southeast Asia and Korea at Invesco Asia Pacific, tells us about managing a business during Covid-19, opportunities on the continent and US-China...

Executive interview: Hong Kong: Bridging the ESG gap

Nov 05, 2020

Dr King Lun Au, executive director at the Financial Services Development Council (FSDC) discusses Hong Kong’s “unique” role in developing ESG in the region with Romil Patel.

Roundtables

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.

Hong Kong roundtable: A ‘fragile Goldilocks situation’

Apr 06, 2020

With the global economy at a crossroads, our panel of experts share their thoughts on the market conditions, geopolitical volatility and growth opportunities. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.