Philippines

By Bernadette Tio | 22 September 2016
In the first of a two-part article, AsianInvestor outlines how Southeast Asian insurers are finding it ever harder to cover their liabilities, amid low bond yields and looming ...
By Bernadette Tio | 14 September 2016
The 40-year veteran of emerging markets supports Rodrigo Duterte and remains overweight on the Philippines, despite the controversies courted by the tough-talking president.
By Bernadette Tio | 12 September 2016
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has upset world leaders and conducted a brutal crackdown on drug users, yet fund managers remain keen to invest into the country.
By Bernadette Tio | 5 September 2016
Senior executives at the Canadian insurer’s Malaysian and Philippine units explain how risk capital charges will further exacerbate the investment challenges they face.
By Bernadette Tio | 30 August 2016
Fund houses in the Philippines hope the central bank will soon allow feeder structures to invest in any Ucits product, citing fund passporting as a further incentive for this ...
By Bernadette Tio | 19 August 2016
Lombard Odier has struck a new partnership with the Philippines' UnionBank and it is now eyeing other markets in Southeast Asia, says the firm's Asia head of private banking.
By Bernadette Tio | 18 August 2016
The Swiss private bank has partnered the Philippines' UnionBank to expand its private banking footprint in the region.
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 ...
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Expanding ESG in Asia
Q&A: Jupai Holdings
The Brexit fallout for fund managers
Chinese hedge funds step offshore