Feb 01, 2023

Japan, climateJapan considers itself not just a pioneer in climate finance, but also a champion of the now widely held view that richer countries should help poorer countries.

Jan 31, 2023

Indonesia, Fitch, takafulDespite expectation of growth in 2023, Indonesia’s takaful sector is facing some long-term challenges due to limited demand.

Jan 31, 2023

Singapore, Asia Genesis, ADDX, fund tokenisedA veteran fund manager from Singapore has listed a tokenised version of his macro hedge fund on private market exchange ADDX.

Jan 31, 2023

Malaysia, abrdn,French firm BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM) has named Daniel Choong as chief executive of its Malaysia business.

Jan 10, 2023

esg, HSBCGlobal bank HSBC has sought to bolster its ESG credentials in the Asian investment market with the addition of a green infrastructure team.

Jan 10, 2023

MalaysianPenjana Kapital, a venture capital firm focused on startups and backed by the Malaysian government, has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with two asset managers in Indonesia.

Dec 20, 2022

HSBC Asset Management, Global Diversified Real ReturnHSBC Asset Management has made its Global Diversified Real Return fund available to retail investors in Hong Kong.

Dec 06, 2022

New Forests, Anzac, fundAustralian alternatives fund manager New Forests is set to add to its portfolio forestry funds with its latest fund launch.

Dec 06, 2022

Animoca Brand, Hong Kong, blockchain, MetaverseAnimoca Brand, a Hong Kong-based blockchain gaming group, plans to launch a fund which will invest up to US$2 billion in metaverse-based businesses.

Nov 22, 2022

AXA IMAlternative investor AXA IM Alts has appointed Lu Gao as head of client group alts Asia.


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...


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.