Equities

Aug 09, 2022

Shanghai_streetDavid Whitehouse explores the global implications of new voluntary guidelines developed by insurer Ping An and other Chinese companies.

May 20, 2022

Denny Fish, a tech portfolio manager at Janus Henderson, believes tech’s recent volatility was the result of valuation adjustments as equity markets recalibrate for an era of higher interest rates.

May 20, 2022

Attractive valuations, less harsh regulation and the easing cycle of China’s monetary policy mean some managers may be turning positive on the country. Peter Guy speaks to two regional portfolio managers.

Mar 08, 2022

14.10 HandshakeLondon-based boutique Crux Asset Management has formed a strategic alliance with Swiss-based Union Bancaire Privee Privé (UBP) to bolster its equity offering in Asia.

Oct 26, 2021

Japanese votersJapan’s new prime minister - seen as the status quo candidate when he succeeded his party colleague Yoshihide Suga recently - is to contest a general election this weekend. As a result, there was little early prospect of the kind of structural reforms that would excite markets, David Whitehouse reports.

Sep 27, 2021

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.

Sep 27, 2021

David_HuntDavid 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 close to the assets as possible gets you the most power” and more.

Aug 23, 2021

HiredEastspring Investments has named Bill Maldonado as head of equities.

Aug 16, 2021

The infrastructure investment needs in Asia Pacific are enormous – underpinned by strong economic growth, relatively underserved existing infrastructure and favourable macro and demographic themes, writes Simon La Greca of AMP Capital.

Aug 02, 2021

Real_estateReal estate equities are in recovery. Despite ‘noise’ in the wider stock market, some property shares are back above pre-crisis levels, powered by demographic changes and currently boosted by inflation worries. Alex Rolandi reports.

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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.