REGULATION

May 20, 2022

Litigation finance is an established alternative asset class in the US, Europe and Australia. Now it’s starting to look attractive in Asia-Pacific too, writes Peter Guy.

May 20, 2022

Attractive valuations, less harsh regulation and the easing cycle of China’s monetary policy mean some managers may be turning positive on the country. Peter Guy speaks to two regional portfolio managers.

Apr 19, 2022

Hong KongHong Kong-based asset manager MaiCapital has secured approval from the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) to manage portfolios comprised wholly of virtual assets.

Mar 15, 2022

Singapore skyline 2Singapore’s financial regulator has issued licences to two fintechs operating in the digital assets space.

Mar 15, 2022

Trader screensAll capital market intermediaries (CMIs) in Singapore must now execute their clients’ orders on the best possible terms following the introduction of new trading requirements.

Feb 22, 2022

Indian stocksIndia is set to become the first equities market to move to next day settlement.

Dec 07, 2021

Regulatory reportingIrish regtech firm AQMetrics has opened a Singapore hub as the first move in its Asian expansion plan.

Sep 28, 2021

Approved1Neuberger Berman is the latest overseas firm to gain regulatory approval for a wholly-owned mutual fund business in mainland China.

Aug 03, 2021

Citi buildingCiti is set to launch an onshore fund custody service in China after being granted final approval from the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC).

Apr 27, 2021

Chinese equities downChinese funds should expect more regulatory intervention and a potential reduction in revenue following the government’s decision to call for a cap on Yu’e Bao, the country’s largest money market fund, according to rating agency Fitch.

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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.