Francis Nikolai Acosta

Francis is a senior journalist at Fund Selector Asia. Previously, he was a reporter at Ignites Asia, A Financial Times service, covering the region's asset management industry. He has a Master's degree in journalism from The University of Hong Kong and a Master of Science in management degree from The University of Asia and the Pacific in the Philippines.

Asset Class in Focus 19 Mar 19

Watching risk in Vietnam

The main risk is not from the US-China trade tension, which Vietnam could actually benefit from, according to Quynh Le Yen, Ho Chi Minh-based portfolio manager at Dragon Capital.

Latest News 19 Mar 19

UBS Wealth reports plunge in 2018 inflows

The firm reported 40%-plus drops in wealth and asset management results in 2018.

Asset Class in Focus 18 Mar 19

Barings: Long-term, stick with US equities

Investors should also bring down expectations of double-digit market returns over the next 10 years, according to Khiem Do, head of Greater China investments for global markets at Barings.

Industry Interviews 15 Mar 19

Taiwan’s master agent dilemma

Should offshore fund managers set up their own master agent to distribute products, or use an existing one?

Latest News 15 Mar 19

In case you missed it (15 March 2019)

StanChart PB hires Coutts’ head of Asia, Middle East and Africa; Aviva Investors make appointments for ESG and credit teams; Manulife and UBS AM hire for real estate; Malaysia’s Affin Hwang launches healthcare feeder fund; and more…

Industry Interviews 14 Mar 19

How fund managers get an edge in Taiwan

Some foreign managers have exited Taiwan’s growing fund market, but others have found ways to compete.

Latest News 14 Mar 19

SSGA takes ‘first step’ in China

The firm has appointed Alex Sun to the newly-created role of Shanghai-based managing director and head of China.

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