While local managers played down the risks of uncertainty, foreign observers suggest a period of underperformance would not be surprising.
DBS's group consumer and wealth head discusses Southeast Asia's prospects during a panel with the CEO of Malaysia's Employees Provident Fund and Macquarie's Asia chief.
Life insurance firms in the Asean region are considering how to prepare for stricter capital rules over the coming two years, which are set to make certain investments more costly.
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 ...
EY has analysed the tax treatment of domestic funds versus foreign products that may be marketed under the Asia Region Funds Passport, to see what progress needs to be made.
The agency responsible for inward investment in Thailand may add headcount as it seeks to boost capital flows from foreign investors.
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.
The Bangkok-based firm expects the local regulator soon to broaden the types and amount of foreign investments that domestic insurers can make, and is ready to revise its ...
The secretary-general of Thailand's Securities & Exchange Commission, Rapee Sucharitakul, says more competition and a wider variety of investment products are the way forward.
Thailand signed up to the cross-border scheme this week, AsianInvestor can reveal, but the head of the local securities watchdog says take-up may be slow, at least initially.
The Swiss bank’s move to establish a wealth management team in Bangkok is seen as an uncommon move but one that makes sense, amid rising local demand for foreign exposure.
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 ...
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.
AsianInvestor rounds off its list of the most influential fund selectors in Thailand with executives from Siam Commercial Bank and Krungsri Asset Management.
AsianInvestor continues its list of the most influential fund selectors in Thailand with executives from Thai Military Bank and Kasikorn Bank.