Philippines

By Bernadette Tio | 24 May 2016
Asset managers are hoping to see changes under new president Rodrigo Duterte that will boost take-up of investment products. But this does not look to be an immediate government...
By Bernadette Tio | 9 May 2016
With the Philippine presidential election to take place today, fund managers say frontrunner Rodrigo Duterte would be effective despite the controversy hounding the Davao City ...
By Joe Marsh , Bernadette Tio | 29 April 2016
Yesterday’s signing of the memorandum of cooperation for the Asia Region Funds Passport has sparked calls for jurisdictions to address the unequal tax treatment of ...
By Joe Marsh | 28 April 2016
Australia, Japan, Korea and New Zealand today signed the Asia Region Fund Passport’s memorandum of cooperation, which will come into effect on June 30.
By Bernadette Tio | 5 October 2015
The $20 billion state pension fund is in touch with a growing number of asset managers about the possibility of expanding its international portfolio beyond bonds and equity ETFs.
By Leigh Powell , Bernadette Tio | 15 September 2015
Singapore’s regulatory authority has issued a clarification to AsianInvestor explaining why it chose not to sign the Statement of Understanding for the planned fund ...
SSGA's Asia chief resigns; CIC subsidiary loses president; Citi appoints Philippines head; Vanguard relocates director to Singapore; JLL boosts China investment team; and SC ...
By Bernadette Tio | 27 April 2015
A Philippine association says that without passage of key investment legislation, the country's funds industry will remain fragmented and unready for the Asia Region Funds ...
By The Editors | 23 April 2015
Today we reveal the best managers for hedged strategies and private markets, alongside fund house of the year across 14 markets. Tomorrow we announce marquee award winners.
By Andrew Foxwell | 14 April 2015
Lombard has recruited David Loo from Citi to oversee the Swiss private bank's regional development. It comes just months after the firm signed a partnership deal with Thailand's...
By Joe Marsh | 10 April 2015
In an exclusive interview, Maria Ramona Santiago, head of treasury at Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, discusses the central bank's diversification plans and how it handles ...
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 | 1 June 2014
Michael Manuel at Sun Life Financial in Manila is helping the group to develop a regional capacity for new asset classes.
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.
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