Magazine issues»December 2021

The climate crisis has focused global attention – from governments, financial institutions, corporates and the public at large – on carbon emissions. But the other side of the coin, biodiversity loss, has received far less attention, writes Romil Patel.

Flexible fixed income funds have found favour in the past decade of low yields. Tanya Ashreena speaks to fund managers about active approaches by some of these funds to market volatility during the Covid pandemic.

Asian_roundtable_December_2021Strong ESG credentials strengthen the case for Singapore as a leader in Asia of the post-Covid recovery. Our panel discusses the risks and opportunities.

The demand for high-quality data is soaring. From interest rate movements on money market instruments to equity trading volumes by security, to volumes of global credit derivatives contracts, precise monitoring of market activity enables improvements in trading outcomes, risk management and overall...

Leo_ChenFunds Global Asia talks to Calastone’s Leo Chen about the impact of the pandemic on the adoption of automation across Asia’s funds markets.

Simon CoxeterWithout dedicated China equity allocations, investors miss an exceptional opportunity to enhance their portfolios’ prospective risk-adjusted returns, and fully capitalize on the diversification and alpha offered by China’s public equity space.

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Executive Interviews

Executive interview: PGIM CEO on where the ESG flowers should bloom

Sep 27, 2021

David Hunt, president and chief executive of PGIM, tells Romil Patel about leading a top 10 global asset manager in times where “empowering and encouraging the kind of investment decisions as...

Executive interview: Nicolas Moreau’s orderly transition

Jul 12, 2021

Nicolas Moreau, CEO of HSBC Asset Management, is moving to Asia as the firm looks to connect more directly with the region’s growth story. ESG is also a key focus – including the ‘just’ carbon...

Roundtables

Roundtable: Singapore comes of age as an Asian ESG hub

Dec 01, 2021

Strong ESG credentials strengthen the case for Singapore as a leader in Asia of the post-Covid recovery. Our panel discusses the risks and opportunities.

Roundtable: How well geared are Japanese assets for a new world?

Jul 12, 2021

As we prepare to emerge from Covid, experts look at overcoming demographic issues through a combination of good tech and corporate governance, improving productivity and meeting an ambitious government carbon emissions reduction target. Chaired by Romil Patel.