Published by Nikkei Asian Review – 19th July 2017
HONG KONG – After years of lobbying by concern groups, Asia’s leading public institutional investors and a growing number of their private peers are embracing sustainable investing principles in their decision-making about which assets to buy and sell.
China’s banking regulator told some lenders to lower the rates they offer on wealth-management products, people familiar with the matter said, as officials move to reduce financial risks and stimulate the economy.
Published by Asia Asset Management – 18th July 2017
Gigi Chan, the chief operating officer and head of Asia-Pacific at Janus Capital since 2011, is set to leave at the end of July following the recent merger between the US company and London-based Henderson Global Investors, according to an email to clients seen by Asia Asset Management (AAM).
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian sovereign investors are increasingly adding non-public firms to their portfolios amid pricey stock markets, a strategy that could be risky as they compete head-on for such deals with cashed-up private funds.
Published by Singapore Business Review – 18th July 2017
As things get disrupted within the Singaporean financial world with new tech, it’s no surprise that the way we use currency is being affected as well. In February, it was reported that Numerai— a new kind of hedge fund built by a network of data scientists—started issuing a new digital currency. Its aim? To turn Wall Street into a place where everyone’s on the same team. Could the same come to Singapore?