ESG is no passing fad, as more investors are convinced that alpha can be found in ESG and regulators continue to introduce rules to lift ESG standards.
Anthony Lau was previously head of Standard Chartered's interest-rate derivatives trading desk and will take up a similar role at Calyon û head of trading for vanilla interest-rate derivatives, reporting to Cecil Leung. David Fung and Jamie Lin will also join his team as traders. Fung previously traded interest-rate derivatives at NatWest and Lin worked in Lau's team at StanChart.
At the same time, the credit markets and CDO team has hired two recruits from BNP Paribas. King Yut Quan joins as a credit flow trader, focusing on market making and trading Asian bonds and credit default swaps, reporting to Anitza Nip, and Wilson Kau will coordinate client coverage for credit flow products in South-East Asia, Greater China and Korea, reporting to Pierre Trecourt.
AsianInvestor reveals the first half of our marquee winners for this year's Asset Management awards, including best asset service provider and top alternative fund houses.
The number of millionaires in mainland China grew by 35% in 2020, while the number of millionaires in Hong Kong fell by 7%, according to a new report from the private bank.
The Australian pension fund joins other asset owners in eyeing private credit opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region, although liquid defensive assets retain a majority of allocations.
What can asset managers and other stakeholders in the country do to further drive sustainable investing, particularly among smaller asset owners, in the country?