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RWC sees EM strategy driving Asia growth

RWC sees EM strategy driving Asia growth

The UK-based boutique firm believes its emerging markets strategy, which includes an investment team in Singapore, will be a driver of Asia growth.

Published : 17, Oct 2017
Citi: Clients taking beta off the table

Citi: Clients taking beta off the table

The long bull run has led to increasing client interest in alternatives, according to Adam Proctor, head of managed investments and advisory in Asia-Pacific for Citi Private Bank.

What to avoid when investing in Europe

What to avoid when investing in Europe

Big brand names in Europe used to be reliable performers, but online businesses have been making them less attractive investments, according to Martin Todd, manager of the Hermes European Alpha Fund.

Jupiter: No China strategy yet

Jupiter: No China strategy yet

FSA caught up with Edward Bonham Carter, vice chairman of UK-based Jupiter Asset Management, who is currently in Asia.

Published : 11, Oct 2017
Eastspring's ambitions broader than Asia niche

Eastspring's ambitions broader than Asia niche...

There’s a growing understanding within asset management that you need to either have scale or a niche specialisation to survive. But Guy Strapp, CEO of Singapore-based asset manager Eastspring Investments, begs to differ. He aims to transform the medium-sized Asia specialist into a global player.

Published : 26, Sep 2017
Citi PB: China’s managed defaults will not spread

Citi PB: China’s managed defaults will not spread...

In the face of dire warnings, China appears to be managing its corporate defaults, said Bassam Salem, CEO for Asia-Pacific at Citi Private Bank, and a stronger RMB has prompted the bank to reverse its stance on dim sum bonds.

Published : 21, Sep 2017
Deutsche WM sees big data benefits

Deutsche WM sees big data benefits

Big data may be a fund differentiator when used in the investment process, but Asia’s fund selectors are uncomfortable with quant strategies, said Deutsche Bank’s head of fund solutions in APAC, Joyce Ngan.

Published : 19, Sep 2017
BOS to clients: De-risk and diversify

BOS to clients: De-risk and diversify

Volatility is rising and the Bank of Singapore is concerned about positive client sentiment.

Published : 13, Sep 2017
Natixis aims to double Asia AUM by 2020

Natixis aims to double Asia AUM by 2020

An ambitious target for Asia-Pacific growth has been set by Natixis Global Asset Management’s new head of Asia-Pacific Fabrice Chemouny.

Published : 11, Sep 2017
UBS WM stays with risk, for now

UBS WM stays with risk, for now

A slow, synchronised global recovery is providing a supportive backdrop for risk assets and driving discretionary portfolio performance, said Stefan Lecher, managing director and head of IPS client portfolio management for APAC at UBS Wealth Management.

Events

 

FSA Investment Forum Singapore 2017

Tuesday 31 October

 

FSA Investment Forum Hong Kong 2017

Thursday 2 November

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