Saudi's Public Investment Fund hires Lazard AM's Mena head; Man GLG adds trio for new Asia strategy; Marshall Wace to open Singapore office; Baillie Gifford expanding Shanghai unit; MarketAxess raids StanChart for Apac head; and more.
Compared to global peers, Asia’s travel and tourism sector appears better positioned to weather the lingering challenges in a post-Covid world. Amid international travel restrictions, domestic tourism shows signs of recovery - while talk of regional travel bubbles brings hope to the industry. This is the final instalment in Eastspring’s Asian Expert Series, exploring the future of Asia post Covid-19.
The increasing urgency of climate change will cause more scrutiny on asset owners and fund managers, while also leading to better and more universal standards for investment.
The pandemic and lockdowns have raised vacancy rates in Asian commercial property. Is now a time to invest, or will valuations fall further? AsianInvestor asked several experts.