NEWS

Apr 21, 2020

Real estate investment managers around the world raised a record US$225.8 billion in capital in 2019, with Asia Pacific vehicles accounting for $32.8 billion of the total.

Apr 21, 2020

Robo-adviserRetail banks are reinventing themselves with the launch on online platforms as investors in Asia Pacific become increasingly spoiled for choice when it comes to buying mutual funds.

Apr 21, 2020

coronavirus_markets_volatilityWhile markets have shown signs of stabilisation amid huge fiscal and monetary stimulus, Fidelity International's global chief investment officer for asset management Andrew McCaffery discusses why he remains cautious about taking on too much risk while the virus trajectory is uncertain and economic outlook weak.

Apr 21, 2020

Asian_Infrastructure_Investment_BankThe Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has said it will double the funds available under the Covid-19 Crisis Recovery Facility “due to high client demand”.

Apr 21, 2020

ESG_coronavirus_markets_crisisCompany performance and ESG ratings have been positively correlated during the market volatility caused by the Covid-19 pandemic – which has led to governments worldwide to roll out unprecedented measures.

Apr 14, 2020

FintechThe Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has launched a S$125 million (US$88.25 million) support package for financial institutions and fintech firms amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Sponsored Profiles

Sponsored feature: Asset allocators – How do you track your decisions?

Apr 06, 2020

Mark Barry, Head of Asset Allocation at Milestone Group, explores how a simple question can highlight opportunities to automate and streamline your asset allocation investment process.

Sponsored feature: How is DLT changing the global securities services landscape?

Oct 17, 2019

By Jeslyn Tan, global head of product management, securities services, at Deutsche Bank

Sponsored feature: A new base for fund distribution

Oct 16, 2019

To get the most value out of the digitisation of investment fund distribution, a blockchain-based infrastructure is fundamental. By Olivier Portenseigne, Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer, Fundsquare.

Sponsored profile: Bridging the gap

Mar 11, 2019

Private equity is a core part of the business for Caceis’ Hong Kong office, which looks after clients in China and Europe. David Li, chief executive officer, explains why private equity enjoys strong client demand and how it is being used to fund China’s international infrastructure ambitions.

Executive Interviews

Executive interview: Understanding geographies

Apr 06, 2020

Margaret Harwood-Jones, co-head financing and securities services at Standard Chartered, shares her insights on platform standardisation, opportunities in Asia and regulatory change to encourage...

Executive interview: ‘Bull markets don’t die of old age’

Dec 12, 2019

Having a balanced portfolio in the midst of the longest expansion in history is an investment imperative, Chris Alderson, co-head of global equity and head of international equity at T Rowe Price...

Roundtables

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.

Singapore roundtable: A horizon to hold long-term assets

Dec 12, 2019

Panellists discuss the geopolitical fractures concerning asset owners, Singapore as a hub for fintech start-ups and why it makes sense to raise capital from a Variable Capital Company (VCC). Chaired by Romil Patel in Singapore.