Wealth advisers agree that high net worth investors are increasingly turning their attention to outright asset performance when it comes to investing via funds.
The region's family offices are keen on real estate, equities and increasingly US private credit, according to a joint report by UBS and Campden Research.
Singapore’s biggest insurer has sparked questions by replacing its experienced investment chief, Yoon Mun Thim, in another senior shakeup in the industry.
AsianInvestor's COO of the year also discusses tackling a growing regulatory burden and the challenges ahead for his company.
A start-up platform that rates fund selectors is seeking more Asia participation, but that could be a tough slog given the low penetration of funds in the region, according to experts.
Grizelda Lee has been promoted as the new head of discretionary portfolio management, replacing Pascal Meilland, who has left the company.
Fullerton Fund Management will manage the insurer’s public-asset portfolio as part of the all-Singaporean deal, say sources familiar with the matter.
The US asset manager has strategically invested into a Singapore-based robo services firm. Other fund houses could follow as automated investing continues to rise across Asia.
Passive investing is to blame for overvalued assets in some markets, and risk management systems may exacerbate the problem, says the Swiss private bank's Singapore CIO.
The US asset manager has seen William Tan exit, not long after it appointed a head of institutional business for Asia.
Illiquid investments such as aircraft financing, cat bonds and student housing are drawing interest, says Aman Dhingra, Singapore head of advisory at the Swiss private bank.
The Asian fund management arm of UK insurer Prudential hires to replace its Singapore chief risk officer, who has transferred within the group.
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The German fund house has hired from JP Morgan Asset Management to fill the newly created role.
Such products are not transparent and saddle the buyer with most of the risk, says Philip York of trading firm Alt224, who argues for a ban.
Leveraged and inverse exchange-traded funds contain an inherent inefficiency that can be exploited for profit by options traders, say industry experts.
The US property investment firm has closed its international branches, laying off most of its portfolio managers in the process, say sources.
The city-state should see digital advisers proliferate once a new framework is in place, says Liew Nam Soon, managing partner at EY. But there's a way to go before that happens.
The new firm's chief executive, Walter de Oude, sets out his stall to AsianInvestor, with some arguing this could be a good time to challenge more traditional insurers.
The US investment house has set up a branch in Singapore in a bid to tap rising demand for niche fixed income assets and boost its Asia allocation.