Philippines

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.
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.
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Cross-border distribution
  29%
 
Investor education
  8%
 
Fee structures for active management
  17%
 
Easier access to retail funds
  39%
 
Stricter corporate governance codes
  7%
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