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.

Industry Interviews 16 Aug 18

China fund distribution remains rough

Global asset managers are setting up in China, but lack of an onshore track record and brand recognition are among the challenges they face with onshore distribution, according to Aberdeen Standard and Fullerton.

Latest News 15 Aug 18

Value Partners eyes sharia funds, plans US office

Despite a 1H profit slide, Hong Kong-listed Value Partners said it intends to open offices in Malaysia and the US and possibly launch a ‘core China’ fund in Europe.

Asset Class in Focus 14 Aug 18

Valuations push JPM to trim equities

Some equities were trimmed from the JP Morgan mixed-asset fund because the average valuation reached the upper-end of the firm’s projection, said Julie Ho, co-manager of the firm’s Asia-Pacific Income Fund.

Number of China CFA candidates surges

Latest News 14 Aug 18

China wants to attract overseas fund talent

Chinese authorities have simplified procedures for Taiwan professionals to work in the fund industry and are now offering the exams in English.

Latest News 13 Aug 18

Foreign managers continue to move into China

Barings, Income Partners and Van Eck Associates have recently set up in China, while three other firms secured a licence to distribute funds to domestic professional investors.

Asset Class in Focus 10 Aug 18

Barings explains off-benchmark Vietnam holdings

Barings’ head of Asean equities Soo Hai Lim expects an expansion of the tourism industry and economic growth potential in Vietnam to support the equity market.

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Latest News 10 Aug 18

Aminvest launches first robotics fund in Malaysia

The robotics-themed equities fund is a feeder fund investing in a Luxembourg-domiciled product from Axa.

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