Investment strategy

Apr 14, 2021

logistics_investmentFor investors in logistics buildings, Covid-19 spurred expected growth by years. Surging demand for e-commerce means the number of warehouse sites is shrinking, providing a solid foundation for the sector’s future, writes Alex Rolandi.

Apr 13, 2021

Chinese dragonThe economic rise is entrenched. Next comes China’s financial rise – but many Western investors are still not exposed to it. Funds Europe speaks with investment experts – including TFL Pension Fund and fund managers in Asia.

Apr 06, 2021

Retirement signJP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) and CMB Wealth Management have unveiled a jointly developed fund aimed at China’s onshore retirement sector.

Apr 06, 2021

Singapore skylineA subsidiary of Singaporean fund manager Keppel Capital, Alpha Investment Partners, has been awarded a S$360 million (US$268 million) investment mandate from Dutch pension fund services firm PGGM.

Apr 06, 2021

Healthcare1Invesco has launched its first fund investing in Chinese healthcare companies set to benefit from key growth trends such as preimmunization and reform.

Mar 30, 2021

Approved 1The addition of Chinese sovereign bonds to FTSE Russell’s flagship World Government Bond Index (WGBI) has received its final approval from the index provider.

Mar 30, 2021

Start-upThe Korea Investment Corporation (KIC) has opened an office in San Francisco to spearhead its expansion into the tech start-up sector.

Mar 30, 2021

Asia Pacific globeUS fund manager, Capital Group, has launched an Asia-focused Ucits fund designed to provide exposure to secular growth opportunities in the region.

Mar 23, 2021

active passive roadsignsPassive funds are finding greater favour among Asian investors according to a study of fund flows, albeit less so than investors in the US and Europe.

Mar 23, 2021

Hong Kong 0An overwhelming majority of asset and wealth managers in Hong Kong have given their backing to the Wealth Management Connect (WMC) project which is designed to allow residents in Hong Kong, Macao and the Greater Bay Area of mainland China to invest in each other’s wealth management products.

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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.