The Kuala Lumpur-based asset manager has appointed new chiefs for Malaysia, Thailand and its Islamic funds business.
Private equity house Armstrong Asset Management points to a dire need for investment in the clean energy sector in Southeast Asia.
The Thai bourse has been on a tear and trigger funds have flooded the market. But Cerulli expects competing products to emerge in 2013 as the phenomenon runs out of steam.
The UK grocer’s Thai real estate fund could be the start of a trend in Asian property divestment.
The Dutch bank wins its case against the European Commission. The sale of its Asian insurance and asset management businesses will be affected.
The Thai pension fund also sees the need to transition from sovereign debt to real assets, but struggles to build a long-term investment culture.
They have been buying Thai stocks, going in the opposite direction to foreigners and institutions who have been selling, while domestic funds have been hit by redemptions.
The $28 billion institution has chosen which firms will manage $200 million of its international portfolio. It will award mandates for another $400 million in 2012.
The launch widens HSBC's footprint in the lucrative market for third-party agency clearing services in Asia.
The US-based firm adds fund research executives in Australia and Hong Kong as it moves to expand its regional coverage.
The asset manager wants to add sales staff in Singapore and is readying its China Consumer Fund for the retail market there.
Asia Plus Securities reckons the Thai economy will continue to make steady progress irrespective of which power bloc comes out ahead in Sunday’s election.
Sukkawat Prasurtying switches insurance groups, replacing Narongsak Plodmechai as deputy chief investment officer at AIA.
The Bangkok-based Association of Investment Management Companies is optimistic about having a self-regulatory organisation in place by early next year, but some fund managers ...
The state fund is looking to ramp up its foreign-asset allocation and needs an investment consultant to help it.