Kate Lin


Kate is a reporter for Fund Selector Asia, covering asset and wealth management in Asia, with a focus in greater China. She joined Last Word Media in October 2017 after she completed an undergraduate degree in Journalism at Hong Kong Baptist University.

Asset Class in Focus 16 Oct 18

BEA Union bond manager wary of rate hikes

With 61% of her fund’s portfolio in China corporate bonds, Pheona Tsang, head of fixed income at BEA Union Investment, is monitoring rising US interest rates and the impact on Asia bonds.

Industry Interviews 15 Oct 18

UBP targets smaller IAM partners in Asia

The Geneva-headquartered bank aims to grow its external asset manager business to 5% of total AUM in Asia over the next few years, said Benoit Barbereau, the bank’s head of external asset managers.

Data & Research 12 Oct 18

HEAD-TO-HEAD: Alliance Bernstein vs JP Morgan

FSA compares the AB Japan Strategic Value Portfolio and the JP Morgan Japan (Yen) Fund.

Asset Class in Focus 11 Oct 18

How T Rowe Price approaches China small-caps

Traditional and new companies alike strive to innovate as a way to stand out in China’s new-look economy. This is where T Rowe Price portfolio manager Wenli Zheng finds investment opportunities.

Asset Class in Focus 10 Oct 18

HNWIs should look beyond prime residential, says Invesco

Wealthy investors in Asia should steer away from location as the only component to consider in real estate investing, argues Simon Redman, managing director, client portfolio management at Invesco Real Estate.

Asset Class in Focus 9 Oct 18

Asia’s wealthy prefer physical gold, says SSGA

When investing in gold, conservative high net worth individuals in Asia still prefer owning physical bullion to investing in exchange-traded funds, according to State Street Global Advisors.

Asset Class in Focus 8 Oct 18

Chinese banks to benefit from trade war, says UBP

Trade tensions between China and the US will not hit equities across the board, according to Union Bancaire Privee (UBP) chief investment officer, Norman Villamin, who advises allocating to beneficiaries of reflation policies.

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