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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
China is off the map for Latin American investors

China is off the map for Latin American investors...

Capital controls, regulatory changes and slowing economic growth are concerning to Latin American investors, according to Mariano Sardáns, CEO of wealth management firm FDI - Gerenciadora de Patrimonios in Buenos Aires.

Published : 10, Apr 2017
At GSAM, EM optimism runs high

At GSAM, EM optimism runs high

A commodity price recovery and a resilient India should help sustain a rally in EM equities, according to Goldman Sachs Asset Management's chief investment officer of emerging markets equity, Prashant Khemka.

Published : 7, Apr 2017
Mercer’s hunt for managers

Mercer’s hunt for managers

Mercer's Amit Popat explains the firm’s fund manager selection process and discusses what strategies he’s recommending to clients in the low rate environment.

Published : 5, Apr 2017
A talk with Blackrock's Andrew Swan

A talk with Blackrock's Andrew Swan

The firm's Hong Kong-based manager explains his core investment philosophy and why he sees financials as the next big value opportunity in Asian equities.

Published : 4, Apr 2017

Events

FSA Income Forums -- Singapore & Hong Kong 2017

Singapore, Tuesday 21 February

Hong Kong, Thursday 23 February

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