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CBH: Funds are preferred in 'compliance-driven' portfolios

CBH: Funds are preferred in 'compliance-driven'...

Wealth management clients who are employed in the financial industry are asking for more funds and less individual securities to avoid rising compliance risks, according to Kevin Liem, chief investment office at CBH Asia.

Published : 21, Aug 2017
GAM sees traction for niche alts in Asia

GAM sees traction for niche alts in Asia

There’s more scope for the right liquid alternatives products in Asia, according to Rossen Djounov, GAM’s new managing director and head of Asia.

Published : 10, Jul 2017
DBS WM sees risk in fixed income fixation

DBS WM sees risk in fixed income fixation

Strong client demand for fixed income could be offset by some alts exposure, but convincing clients is a slow process, said Marc Lansonneur, head of Singapore wealth investment and treasury at DBS.

Published : 26, Jun 2017
Citi's Bacon upbeat on world growth

Citi's Bacon upbeat on world growth

Investor optimism this year is more than a fleeting feeling, according to Roger Bacon, head of investments for Asia-Pacific at Citi Private Bank.

Published : 7, Jun 2017
Should you worry about the EM consensus?

Should you worry about the EM consensus?

There seems to be an investor consensus that EM stocks will continue to outperform both in the short and medium term. But what does that say about the absolute returns to be expected, and how should investors assess the dual threat Donald Trump and Fed rate hikes?

Published : 22, May 2017
The hunt for change

The hunt for change

How do you find companies undergoing positive change before the market discovers them? Mikhail Zverev, head of global equities at Standard Life Investments, explains the process.

Published : 22, May 2017
Deutsche WM expands DPM target

Deutsche WM expands DPM target

The bank’s Asia wealth management unit has a strategy to increase discretionary business, which Tuan Huynh, head of discretionary portfolio management for Asia-Pacific, believes will not be limited by the parent bank’s restructuring plan.

Published : 15, May 2017
Don't look backward with ESG, says East Capital

Don't look backward with ESG, says East Capital...

ESG investing moved on from simple exclusion screening long ago, said Karine Hirn, partner at East Capital.

Published : 5, May 2017
Eastspring sees room to grow in China, Thailand

Eastspring sees room to grow in China, Thailand...

Chief executive Guy Strapp, in a sit-down with FSA, talks about the need to expand in China, 2016 results, the recent asset management M&A and fee pressure.

Published : 24, Apr 2017
JO Hambro sees buoyant US bank sector

JO Hambro sees buoyant US bank sector

Despite stretched valuations in US equities and some predictions of an all-asset class market crash, Thorsten Becker, senior fund manager, remains optimistic.

Published : 11, Apr 2017

Events

FSA Alternatives Forums -- Hong Kong & Singapore 2017

Hong Kong, Tuesday 12 September

Singapore, Thursday 14 September

FSA Investment Forum Bangkok 2017

Tuesday 26 September

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