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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
Pakistan to drive frontier investing?

Pakistan to drive frontier investing?

The acronym VARP is popping up, led by an increasing interest in Pakistan investment.

Published : 9, Jan 2017
Greater transparency tops wealth manager’s challenges in 2017

Greater transparency tops wealth manager’s challenges...

The upcoming Common Reporting System (CRS) is set to pose “fundamental changes” to the wealth management industry both regionally and globally in 2017, said Kevin Liem, CIO at TTG Wealth Management.

Published : 19, Dec 2016
OMGI: Gold is money, not vice versa

OMGI: Gold is money, not vice versa

The relationship between interest rates and inflation is what matters for gold investors, said OMGI’s Ned Naylor-Leyland, who remains positive on gold despite wide expectations for rising rates.

Published : 16, Dec 2016
Asia's wealth managers on 2017

Asia's wealth managers on 2017

FSA asked Asia's fund selector community for their opinions on key issues coming in 2017. We present views from Hang Seng, Mercer, Tri-Lake and OCBC.

Published : 16, Dec 2016
PGI targets Asia wholesale segment

PGI targets Asia wholesale segment

The firm aims to get its funds on the shelves of key private bank distributors for the wholesale segment, and it has made key senior hires this year to drive efforts.

Published : 9, Dec 2016
China's Harvest to launch UCITs funds

China's Harvest to launch UCITs funds

Harvest Global Investments head of business development, Ashley Dale, said the firm will be launching new products and building its brand regardless of current market appetite.

Published : 6, Dec 2016
MS IM on the promised infrastructure boost

MS IM on the promised infrastructure boost

Details on the Trump pledge to spend up to $1trn on infrastructure are sketchy, but renewable energy, surprisingly, may benefit, said infrastructure portfolio manager Matthew King at Morgan Stanley Investment Management.

Published : 2, Dec 2016
East Capital sees Russia warming trend

East Capital sees Russia warming trend

The Russian market is up 37% year-to-date and the economy is moving from recession to growth. Tim Umberger, senior adviser to East Capital, is optimistic about 2017.

Published : 30, Nov 2016
SJP builds out Asia presence

SJP builds out Asia presence

St James’s Place has doubled its adviser numbers in Asia and is planning to extend the base from expats to local HNWI, said Mike Gravestock, partnership director for Asia and international.

Published : 30, Nov 2016

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