J. P. Morgan appoints Tai Hui as chief Asia Pacific strategist
04 December 2012
News, Asia, Hong Kong
By Asia Asset Management
J.P. Morgan Asset Management announced on Monday (December 3) that Tai Hui has joined the global market insights strategy team as the chief Asia Pacific strategist for J.P. Morgan Funds.
Based in Hong Kong, Mr. Hui will lead the global market insights strategy team in Asia to inform investors across the region.
Commenting on the appointment, Jed Laskowitz, CEO, Asia Pacific at J.P. Morgan Asset Management said: “We are so pleased to have Tai onboard. His experience as an economist and strategist will enhance our ability to provide timely and actionable perspectives to investors in Asia. Tai’s arrival coincides with the upcoming launch of a comprehensive markets program titled ‘Guide to the Markets’ aimed at helping investors understand and interpret markets and ultimately make better investment decisions.”
Working closely with his colleagues in the US and Europe, Mr. Hui will be responsible for providing insight and perspective on markets, the economy and investing to J.P. Morgan Asset Management clients across Asia. Dr. David Kelly, chief global strategist at J.P. Morgan Funds in the US said: “We are excited about extending our market insights program to Asia and we are confident that the team and our clients will benefit from the experience and expertise that Tai brings to this newly created role.”
Prior to his appointment, Mr. Hui was head of research for Asia at Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore. During his 12 years at Standard Chartered, he also spent time as head of research for Southeast Asia and served as an economist for the Greater China region.
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