Philippines

By Joe Marsh | 5 June 2014
The US firm aims to build on the mutual funds business it has established in Singapore, including by exploring the options for opening a branch in Indonesia.
By Jame DiBiasio | 26 May 2014
Sun Life's Asia CIO says the region's patchwork of risk-based capital rules and bond-pricing methods is problematic for insurers and prevents the development of a regional debt ...
By Min Ho | 16 May 2014
State Street in senior reshuffle, Coutts appoints HK head, JP Morgan AM adds to strategy team, J. Safra Sarasin hires in SE Asia and S&P Dow Jones names head for Aus/NZ.
By Joe Marsh | 12 May 2014
Norway's $850 billion sovereign wealth fund is said to have handed out four Southeast Asian single-country equity portfolios worth some $1 billion in total in recent months.
By Joe Marsh | 17 April 2014
Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and South Korea have jointly proposed a model for the Asia Region Fund Passport, and two new members have joined the consultation process.
By Georgina Lee | 15 November 2013
Despite super-typhoon Haiyan being the biggest storm ever to hit the Philippines, fund managers remain positive on the country’s long-term outlook.
By The Editors | 29 October 2013
AsianInvestor and FinanceAsia hosted the inaugural Rising Stars of the Philippines conference in Manila this October. Here is a gallery of photos from the event.
By Jame DiBiasio | 22 October 2013
Theresa Marcial-Javier, head of the country’s biggest asset management business, speaks to AsianInvestor about how the industry can develop.
By Suzy Waite | 20 August 2013
This marks the first time the central bank's provident fund has mandated a foreign asset manager to run a portfolio, in this case for domestic equities.
By Suzy Waite | 17 June 2013
The recent falls in Asean stock markets have created a tremendous buying opportunity, says investment director Abdul Jalil Rasheed, but further falls could be coming.
By Joe Marsh | 31 May 2013
CEO Rick Waddell says the firm does not intend to seek a licence to conduct onshore custody business in China, but is targeting Asian family offices.
By Suzy Waite | 9 May 2013
The firm will soon roll out a Dublin-domiciled Asian fixed income product. It also expects more Japanese money to flow offshore and sees Philippine bonds as particularly ...
By Suzy Waite | 2 May 2013
Private equity house Armstrong Asset Management points to a dire need for investment in the clean energy sector in Southeast Asia.
By Georgina Lee | 27 February 2013
The Philippines is set to finalise rules for locally listed exchange-traded funds soon, and industry players are hoping for domestic and foreign investor buy-in.
By Joe Marsh | 7 December 2012
The Malaysian pension fund and the Canadian insurer's Philippine unit agree that Asian debt is a riskier investment than in the past. So what alternatives are they looking at, ...