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.
Michael Manuel at Sun Life Financial in Manila is helping the group to develop a regional capacity for new asset classes.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
Despite super-typhoon Haiyan being the biggest storm ever to hit the Philippines, fund managers remain positive on the country’s long-term outlook.
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.
Theresa Marcial-Javier, head of the country’s biggest asset management business, speaks to AsianInvestor about how the industry can develop.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
Private equity house Armstrong Asset Management points to a dire need for investment in the clean energy sector in Southeast Asia.
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.