Fixed income

Apr 13, 2021

China growthEastspring Investments, the Asian asset management arm of Prudential, is looking to capitalise on investor interest in Chinese government bonds by rolling out its China Bond Fund in Singapore.

Mar 04, 2021

Hong_Kong_roundtable_Feb_2021Our line-up of experts in Hong Kong considers the importance of fixed income ETFs, sustainability and the prospects of increasing China in the indices. Chaired by Romil Patel.

Mar 04, 2021

Global_real_estateIndustry experts offer their views on the real estate market’s resilience, discuss its main challenges and identify which subsectors are gaining momentum.

Mar 02, 2021

Bonds newspaperUS fixed income specialist, Pimco, has named Alec Kersman as head of Asia Pacific.

Feb 02, 2021

China growthChina is central to the long-term strategy of international investors, despite geopolitical obstacles generated by Covid-19 and US-China trade tensions during the latter days of the Trump administration.

Jan 19, 2021

Bond indicesPushback from some Japanese investors is threatening to derail the much-anticipated inclusion of Chinese government bonds on a widely used benchmark.

Jan 05, 2021

Singapore MerlionFive thematic investment funds aimed at retail investors in Singapore have been launched by Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM).

Dec 08, 2020

BlockchainA blockchain proof of concept for the digital issuance of retail bonds in the Philippines has been successfully completed by Standard Chartered.

Nov 05, 2020

COVID_19Terry Pan, chief executive for Greater China, southeast Asia and Korea at Invesco Asia Pacific, tells us about managing a business during Covid-19, opportunities on the continent and US-China decoupling.

Nov 05, 2020

Elizabeth_AllenClose to a quarter of global investment grade bonds are yielding negative rates. This is perhaps no surprise, as policy rates have been slashed to record lows in response to the pandemic, writes HSBC’s Elizabeth Allen.

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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.