ETFs

Jul 19, 2022

ETF blocksAsset manager Matthews Asia is expanding its ETF portfolio with a trio of fund launches.

Jun 21, 2022

AcquisitionSouth Korea-based Mirae Asset Global Investments has completed its acquisition of Australia-based ETF Securities.

Jun 14, 2022

ETFsState Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has named Jermyn Wong as head of SPDR ETF Singapore.

Apr 19, 2022

Sustainable investingGerman asset manager DWS has announced plans to change the index for two of its Asia-focused ETFs to one that benchmarks ESG factors.

Apr 12, 2022

ETFsKorea’s Samsung Asset Management has expanded its ETF capabilities after buying a 20% stake in US-based Amplify Holdings.

Mar 22, 2022

ETF diceHong Kong-based fund manager Value Partners has appointed Hyund Do Kim as senior director and head of ETF business and Korea sales.

Jan 11, 2022

ETF blocksThe stock exchanges of Hong Kong, Shanghai and Shenzhen have reached an agreement to add ETFs to the Stock Connect scheme.

Jan 04, 2022

ETF blocks 1Japan’s central bank significantly reduced its purchase of local equity in 2021 according to end-of-year sales figures.

Sep 28, 2021

ETF diceHSBC has been appointed as the global custodian and administrator for the listing of Premia Partners’ Premia China STAR50 ETFs.

Mar 09, 2021

Female_boxerThe US government’s blacklisting of Chinese companies sent ripples through the ETF industry. Alex Rolandi reports on how sanctions may have had more impact on investors and index providers than on the country itself.

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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.