REGULATION

Jan 10, 2012

Singapore is a major rival to Hong Kong and Shanghai for dominance as an asset management hub. But, Funds Global finds that for the government and the industry, it is not just China that is driving development.

Mar 07, 2011

birdcageThe explosive growth of China’s investment industry looks appealing from the outside, but Nick Fitzpatrick finds dwindling talent pools and stagnant assets under management. However, regulatory help is on its way.

Mar 07, 2011

BuildingBank of China (Hong Kong) is building a custody unit based on its success at winning mandates from Chinese managers who invest overseas. Nick Fitzpatrick talks to its leader, Fanny Wong, about its future.

Mar 07, 2011

Flemming-MadsenThe Asian region is home to significant unlocked investment potential. T Rowe Price anticipates that its commitment to the region will be rewarded when local investors begin venturing out of their domestic markets.

Jul 06, 2010

Hong-Kong-2Asian property ranged from the best -€“ Hong Kong -€“ to the worst -€“ Japan -€“ performing markets last year. Nick Fitzpatrick talks to two real estate fund houses in Hong Kong that have launched Asian businesses in recent years, and finds solid fundamentals, but restricted access for institutions.

Jul 06, 2010

GrassThreadneedle has high expectations of the Asian market. Nick Fitzpatrick talks to William Lowndes, Asia head, about the firm’s route to market.

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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.