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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.

Is listed infra really worth it?

Is listed infra really worth it?

Deutsche Asset Management’s head of liquid real assets for Asia & Europe defends listed infrastructure investments, which have recently come in for criticism from academics suggesting they don’t deliver infrastructure-like returns.

Published : 22, Aug 2017
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

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