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Mirae's ambitious global growth plans

Mirae's ambitious global growth plans

Korean asset manager Mirae has expanded across Asia, established itself in Europe and continues to grow. Jung Ho Rhee explains how the firm capitalises on a special understanding of key consumer trends in developing markets.

Published : 21, Mar 2017
Asian equities defy Trump

Asian equities defy Trump

Asian equities have given the US the finger. Despite Trump rejecting the TPP, the Asia stock market, as measured by the MSCI Asia ex Japan, was up 3.8% in sterling terms in January – a much better start to the year than all other major markets bar Latin America.

FE Advisory Asia Portfolio review – January 2017

FE Advisory Asia Portfolio review – January 2017...

This month FSA looks at the growth portfolio, which was up in January. Luke Ng, senior VP of research at FE Advisory Asia, explains why.

Published : 22, Feb 2017
Vontobel stays lean during PB shakeout

Vontobel stays lean during PB shakeout

Michael Haupt, chief operating officer and investment advisor, and Alex Fung, CEO and head of PB in Asia-Pacific, argue that Vontobel's streamlined and focused business model is a plus during industry consolidation.

Published : 15, Feb 2017
Is short duration key to Asian high yield?

Is short duration key to Asian high yield?

`Super high yield and super short duration’ is how S.E.A. Asset Management is approaching Asian high yield bond investing, according to Singapore-based CEO Alex Zeeh.

Published : 8, Feb 2017
UBS WM prefers unconstrained managers

UBS WM prefers unconstrained managers

Coming from the asset management side, Stefan Lecher, new head of client portfolio management for Asia-Pacific at UBS Wealth Management in Hong Kong, said unconstrained managers have the best chance to excel.

Published : 6, Feb 2017
Mercer: Geopolitical moves to impact markets for years

Mercer: Geopolitical moves to impact markets for...

The world is entering new political-economic territory and the policies that come out of the US present the single biggest risk to investors for years to come, according to Garry Hawker, director of strategic research for growth markets at Mercer in Singapore.

Published : 1, Feb 2017
FE Advisory Asia Portfolio review – December 2016

FE Advisory Asia Portfolio review – December 2016...

The firm’s cautious portfolio was up in December and recorded a modest gain for the full year. Luke Ng, senior VP of research at FE Advisory Asia, explains why.

Published : 18, Jan 2017
HKIFA sees equity fund comeback in 2017

HKIFA sees equity fund comeback in 2017

Fixed income inflows turned positive in 2016, but the Hong Kong Investment Funds Association is optimistic about equity funds in the first half.

Published : 16, Jan 2017
Mobius cites India as EM concern

Mobius cites India as EM concern

November’s surprise ban of large currency bills in India is one of the greatest single-country risks in emerging markets, Mark Mobius, executive chairman of the Templeton emerging markets group, told FSA.

Published : 11, Jan 2017
2017 should be good for EM equities: Eastspring, Schroders

2017 should be good for EM equities: Eastspring,...

Upward revisions of corporate earnings and attractive valuations should buoy emerging market equities, according to Eastspring Investments and Schroder Investment Management.

Published : 9, Jan 2017

Events

FSA Income Forums -- Singapore & Hong Kong 2017

Singapore, Tuesday 21st February

Hong Kong, Thursday 23rd February

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