Investment strategy

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.

Mar 10, 2021

The_Great_Wall_of_ChinaLuxembourg and China have a strong relationship based on investment funds. Here, Romil Patel speaks to market actors about a wide range of issues, from ‘ManCos’ to ESG investing.

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.

Mar 09, 2021

Bitcoin 0Singapore-based advisory firm, BCMG, has debuted what it claims is southeast Asia’s first insured bitcoin fund.

Mar 04, 2021

China_vs_EUHailed for its ambitious plans to “provide unprecedented access to the Chinese market for European investors”, the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment has also raised eyebrows among China’s critics. Tanya Ashreena looks at how far it pushes the boundaries.

Mar 04, 2021

Plant_growthTata Asset Management’s Rahul Singh examines the prospects for India’s economy in the wake of Covid-19 and finds that certain sectors have bounced back more strongly than others.

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

China_map_currencyCross-border investment flows into China will receive a boost from the removal of foreign investor quota restrictions under the Qualified Foreign Investor (QFI) programme and reforms to the CIBM Direct scheme for onshore bond investments.

Mar 02, 2021

Asia Pacific globeUK-based active manager, Man GLG, has unveiled an Asia ex-Japan equity fund to be managed by its head of Asia equities Andrew Swan.

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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.