If the SFC clamps down on financial institutions, employees will not have a choice but to return, but it won’t help matters for the brain drain afflicting the industry.
China's slowing economy and its zero-Covid strategy are causing foreign investors and businesses to take stock.
Green infrastructure developments could provide new stimulus to China’s slowing economy in the second half of 2022, but investors are also keeping an eye out for policy support.
After facing strong selling pressures at the beginning of the year, Chinese stocks have started to rally in the past weeks, but how long will this reversal last and should institutional investors be jumping back in?
The widespread adoption of technology in Asia will also spur private equity deals as businesses and economies recover from the Covid pandemic.
Despite sudden and unpredictable structural shifts in the markets, NZ Super is keeping its eye on five thematic trends including multi-dimensional inequality and blockchain adoption.
Interest in sustainable investments has not waned during the pandemic, but investors will need to find the right balance between returns and ESG values.
Investors are unconvinced that Singapore Airlines’ first net profit since the pandemic is indicative of the start of long-term recovery in Asia’s aviation sector.
In March 2020, the stock market crashed 26% but recovered spectacularly by the end of the year, leading funds like GIC and BlackRock to rethink their investment strategies.
While Covid-related businesses, such as those in healthcare, have received capital, other sectors have been losing out — and flexible private capital can fill in these gaps.
With supply chain issues worsening, labour shortages, and a spike in energy prices, 2021 saw inflation rates rise to levels unseen in nearly four decades.
The Covid-19 variant is unlikely to cause distress for investors banking on global recovery, but quarantine restrictions in Hong Kong are set to put the bite on any comeback.