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17 April 2014
Indexes: An alternative option for investors
17 April 2014
Going Places: He joined Citi in 1983 and was most recently global head of local markets risk treasury and markets head for Southeast Africa, Turkey and Israel
17 April 2014
Going Places: Former hack from The Economist will help shape firm's views on Asia-Pacific’s economies and investment prospects
16 April 2014
Going Places: Firm is focussed on growing its AUM by distributing through global financial institutions, regional banks and wealth managers, including Old Mutual Wealth
16 April 2014
Exchange Traded Funds: Withering demand for synthetic ETFs
16 April 2014
Market Access: The licence has been awarded to BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited, a subsidiary of BlackRock, to invest in the domestic capital markets in China
15 April 2014
M&A: Firm will sell its 47% share to NongHyup Financial Group
15 April 2014
Oversight: Diversification is an effective way of mitigating the potential risks caused by current volatility
15 April 2014
Exchange Traded Funds: It is clear that there is a lot of room for the future growth of ETFs based upon international securities and investments
14 April 2014
Technology: StatPro Group’s Chief Operating Officer, Andrew Peddar, shares with Asia Asset Management his views on cloud computing for the financial industry
14 April 2014
Exchange Traded Funds: Diversification into global equities using ETFs continues to be the overriding trend for large Asian institutions and insurance firms
14 April 2014
Regulation: CSRC determined to push ahead with mutual recognition initiative
14 April 2014
Hedge Funds: New additions are from Millennium Management, Pine River Capital Management and Cheyne Capital Management
INFLATION-HEDGED BONDS
Inflation is back, it seems – and with it, inflation-hedged bonds. Of course, the just over 2% inflation range that the US seems on course for is nothing like the Great Inflation of the 1970s, with its peak US inflation rate of around 14%, and seems in no danger of heralding a round of stagflation, with the American economy apparently reflating nicely. But nonetheless it is real, and investors have to adjust allocations accordingly
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DIAM, one of Japan’s leading asset managers, won a number of accolades from Asia Asset Management at its 2013 Best of the Best Awards
FEATURES : SECURITIES SERVICING
Paul Mackintosh
Transition management (TM) has not seen an easy start to 2014. There was the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)’s decision in February to fine State Street for overcharging clients for transition management fees
FEATURES : EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW
The father of value investing in the US, Benjamin Graham, has spawned disciples over the years and decades. Perhaps no one is as famous or as successful as Warren Buffett, the sage of Omaha
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Heda Bayron*
Making apples-to-apples comparisons of the performance of investment managers had been problematic, with significant implications on manager selection. Further complicating matters was the existence of country-specific guidelines for performance presentation.