Investment strategy

Jun 05, 2013

F1 carTalks about mutual fund recognition between Hong Kong and China – a ‘highway’ for distributors – are advancing. Stefanie Eschenbacher finds this has raised hopes in Taiwan that it will also be included.

Jun 05, 2013

Hugh-YoungHugh Young at Aberdeen Asset Management Asia would like to increase the group’s qualified foreign institutional investor quota and launch an A-shares fund. Stefanie Eschenbacher finds out about his plans for China and beyond.

Jun 05, 2013

Hugh-YoungHugh Young at Aberdeen Asset Management Asia would like to increase the group's qualified foreign institutional investor quota and launch an A-shares fund. Stefanie Eschenbacher finds out about his plans for China and beyond.

Jun 05, 2013

Troubled teenThere is heated debate in Hong Kong society about the local pension fund, which turns 13 this year. Patrice Conxicoeur at HSBC Global Asset Management (Hong Kong) talks the MPF’s successes, challenges and possible developments.

Jun 05, 2013

Music sheetsExchanges in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations region look to sing from the same hymn sheet with the establishment of the Asean Exchange Link. Judith Evans finds that operators are sceptical that the link-up heralds a unified capital market.

Jun 05, 2013

ChamelionIn uncertain markets, funds promising to deliver absolute returns continue to be popular with investors. But managers achieve this in a number of different ways. Muriel Oatham discusses the challenges within this sector.

Jun 05, 2013

Hong KongHoping to attract traditional mutual and hedge funds, Hong Kong is considering legislative amendments to introduce the open-ended investment company. Chee Seng Lok at Multifonds discusses the move.

Apr 12, 2013

King-AuKing Lun Au of BOCHK Asset Management, talks to Stefanie Eschenbacher about his new affiliations, product developments and why he would rather not promote his brand to a wide investor base through Ucits.

Apr 12, 2013

Hong KongThe proposed mutual recognition of funds between Hong Kong and China could transform the island from a primarily fund distribution to a fund manufacturing centre. Muriel Oatham explores the opportunities.

Apr 12, 2013

SplashThe emergence of ‘cancer villages’ in China has raised concerns over the purity and supply of water. Junwei Hafner-Cai of RobecoSAM discusses how an environmental policy shift could translate into investment opportunities.

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Opinion

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The world is transitioning from an era of commodity abundance to one of undersupply. Ben Ross and Tyler Rosenlicht of Cohen & Steers believe this shift may result in significant returns for commodities and resource producers over the next decade.

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revolution, Japan, corporate governance, Shareholders, corporate, governance, standards, improvement, Tetsuro Takase, SuMi TrustShareholders in Japan no longer accept below-par corporate governance standards. Changes are taking place, but there are still areas for improvement, says Tetsuro Takase at SuMi Trust.

Why rising demand for healthcare is creating investment opportunities in China

rising demand, healthcare, investment, opportunities, China, Robert St Clair, Investment Strategy, Fullerton Fund ManagementRobert St Clair, head of investment strategy at Fullerton Fund Management, explores the reasons investors should be paying attention to the rising demand for healthcare in China.

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