Jul 28, 2015

Statue of liberty USTokyo-based asset manager Nikko Asset Management has promoted its US head of sales to the role of senior managing director as it seeks to expand its distribution in the country.

Jul 28, 2015

Handshake5Hong Kong-based Hang Seng Bank aims to set up a majority-owned fund management joint venture in mainland China, becoming the first foreign firm to have a controlling stake in a mainland asset manager.

Jul 28, 2015

Great wall of ChinaThe Chinese response to recent stock market volatility shows "a serious tension between control and openness", according to a UK economist.

Jul 21, 2015

TaxA major Indian asset manager says it chose not to domicile one of its new funds in Mauritius because it fears the Indian government will change or annul its double taxation agreement with that country.

Jul 21, 2015

Chinese lanternsA European venture that aims to take minority stakes in entrepreneurial asset management firms and help them grow says it is in talks with a potential Chinese shareholder.

Jul 14, 2015

Tiananmen square2China has created more problems than it solved by intervening to try to limit a fall in the country's stock market, says a prominent financial adviser.


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...


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.