Investment strategy

Feb 23, 2021

Chinese_ParliamentChanges to licencing and ownership rules in the Chinese market are presenting opportunities for foreign asset managers to attract new investment flows from domestic investors, according to findings from Funds Europe’s China Investor Survey 2020, conducted in partnership with Standard Chartered.

Feb 23, 2021

Schroders buildingRegulators have approved Schroders’ application to establish a wealth management business in mainland China.

Feb 09, 2021

Forbidden_City_gateIt is becoming easier for foreign investors to access the Chinese market, both through onshore and offshore channels, according to Funds Europe’s China Investor survey 2020 conducted in partnership with Standard Chartered.

Feb 02, 2021

Hiring nowGerman asset manager Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) is planning to establish an onshore fund management business in China.

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.

Feb 01, 2021

AustraliaThe Covid-19 crisis will accelerate restructuring of Australia’s pensions industry according to a Funds Global survey, writes Bob Currie.

Jan 04, 2021

JapanWith a lockdown-free 2020 at an end, a new prime minister pledging more Abenomics and a vote of confidence from the world’s best-known investor, bullishness about the Japanese economy is growing, writes Tanya Ashreena.

Jan 04, 2021

BlueprintsAsian markets along with their global counterparts rallied when Joe Biden clinched the US Presidential election, but selectivity is still advised across the region, writes Lynn Strongin Dodds.

Jan 04, 2021

Asian_roundtable_Dec_2020As we head into 2021, our panel of experts in Singapore pore over the key risks that are not fully priced in, the impact of the incoming Biden administration on Asia and the dominant investment theme that is China. Chaired by Romil Patel.

Jan 04, 2021

Anh_LuDespite lower-than-hoped-for global growth, T. Rowe Price remains positive about a region whose domestic demand is holding up relatively well, writes Anh Lu, portfolio manager of its Asia ex-Japan equity strategy.

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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.