23 June 2017
M&A: The 12-member committee aims to provide a unified approach to investment management when the companies are merged
22 June 2017
Market Access: China’s inclusion in MSCI Emerging Market Index is expected to divert more capital into Mainland onshore equities
22 June 2017
Government Reserves: Asian central banks are limited by regulations from diversifying their investments
21 June 2017
Education & Training: Open platform helps facilitate more-informed investment decisions and aims to increase the transparency and efficiency of Asia-Pacific’s capital markets
21 June 2017
Insight: Suitability Clause was introduced as part of the reform by the HK regulator to enhance investor protection
Events
The 12th Annual China Roundtable - Opportunities and Challenges of Pension Management: Reform and Globalisation
24 June 2017   InterContinental Beijing Financial Street
Asia Asset Management is organising its 12th Annual China Roundtable in InterContinental Beijing Financial Street on June 24, 2017.
The 13th Annual Brunei Roundtable - Asset Management in the 21st Century: The Coming Revolution
18 September 2017   The Empire Hotel & Country Club, Brunei
Asia Asset Management is organising its 13th Annual Brunei Roundtable on September 18, 2017 at The Empire Hotel & Country Club, Brunei.
The 6th Annual China ETF Forum - ETFs and ETPs: New Directions, New Opportunities
21 September 2017   Shanghai
Asia Asset Management is organising its 6th Annual China ETF Forum on September 21, 2017.
The 13th Annual Taiwan Roundtable - Pensions and Institutional Investments: The New Global Order
31 October 2017   The Westin Taipei
Asia Asset Management is organising its 13th Annual Taiwan Roundtable on October 31, 2017 at The Westin Taipei.
The 4th Annual Taiwan ETF Forum - ETFs and ETPs: Tapping into New Opportunities
01 November 2017   The Westin Taipei
Asia Asset Management is organising its 4th Annual Taiwan ETF Forum on November 1, 2017 at The Westin Taipei.
The 10th Annual Thailand Roundtable - Pensions and Institutional Investments : New Directions, New Perspectives
09 November 2017   Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok
Asia Asset Management is organising its 10th Annual Thailand Roundtable on November 9, 2017 at Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok.
The 2nd Pensions and ESG Forum - The Dynamics in a Changing World
16 November 2017   Singapore
Asia Asset Management is organising its 2nd Pensions and ESG Forum in Singapore on November 16, 2017.
More Daily Updates
Philippines’ SSS records sharp net revenue drop in first quarter
20 June 2017
Pension: The state pension fund’s net revenue declines 67% year-on-year in the first quarter due to increased benefit payments
AIIB approves first equity investment
20 June 2017
Investments: China-led bank’s equity investment of $150 million is for infrastructure projects in India
Mark Speciale hired as Asia Pacific head of institutional sales at BNP Paribas AM
19 June 2017
Going Places: Move reinforces company’s sales development strategy and accelerates growth activities for its institutional sales channel
GPIF urges external asset managers to disclose proxy shareholder votes
19 June 2017
Pensions: Japanese pension behemoth requests that its asset managers disclose details of all voting records exercised on behalf of all clients
PE Panorama: Bonderman jibe accentuates underlying PE image problem
19 June 2017
Private Equity: Off-the-cuff sexist remark from TPG co-founder stains the reputation of his company, Uber and PE in general
IMAS and Stradegi publish fair valuation guide
16 June 2017
Risk Management: The guide aims to help investment management industry handle fair valuation during market disruptions
Industry veteran Rohan Singh confirmed as BNY Mellon’s Asia Pacific head of asset servicing
16 June 2017
Going Places: Speculation over the former Northern Trust man joining the US-based banking and financial services giant had been rife
Outsourcing on the increase amongst Asian institutional investors
15 June 2017
Strategy: Half Asian pension funds, investment managers outsourced or considered outsourcing middle office functions in past five years
China’s Social Security Fund return slides in 2016
15 June 2017
Pension: SSF posts sharply lower investment return last year as the value of “held-for-trading financial assets” falls
Revolutionary new infrastructure indices could create multi-trillion dollar sector
14 June 2017
Indexes: EDHECInfra claims new indices will change way investors measure infrastructure investment performance
Conservative investors challenge Asian managers’ strategies
14 June 2017
Research: Cerulli says fund managers need to look for low volatile products and product partnerships in Asia
Sally Surgeon to head up Northern Trust’s Sydney office
13 June 2017
Going Places: She will focus on deepening relationships with firm’s clients and the industry and drive momentum for its expanding business