Magazine issues»Dec 2018-Jan 2019

Stefanie_DrewsStefanie Drews, Nikko Asset Management

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.

SydneyWith an array of new services, Calastone is hoping to become known for more than its core business of fund order routing. Ross Fox, acting head of Australia and New Zealand, explains the company’s aims.

SingaporeThe results of three research projects were presented to local audiences in Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai by Funds Global Asia in partnership with Clearstream.

BNP_Paribas_imageAdnan Hussain, Global Head of Agency Lending at BNP Paribas Securities Services, explains the economics behind a lending portfolio and how the macro environment could shape lending in 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.

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