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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
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
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

Events

FSA Income Forums -- Singapore & Hong Kong 2017

Singapore, Tuesday 21st February

Hong Kong, Thursday 23rd February

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