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Author Archives: Mark Battersby
Mark Battersby is head of content research and development at Last Word. Mark joined Last Word in February 2012, having previously worked at Citywire, Interactive Investor International, and FT Business.
BNPP IP rebrands and targets China
BNP Paribas Investment Partners is targeting China, Germany and the US as the three key markets where it can accelerate sales growth significantly, the firm revealed in a 2020 strategic plan statement.
The case for cybersecurity stocks
Pictet Security Fund senior product specialist Alexandre Mouthon sees the promising IT security space as highly fragmented, with more M&A on the horizon.
Mirae’s ambitious global growth plans
Korean asset manager Mirae has expanded across Asia, established itself in Europe and continues to grow. Jung Ho Rhee explains how the firm capitalises on a special understanding of key consumer trends in developing markets.
China vs India: Big bond potential
Although the two emerging heavyweights have fixed income markets in the developing stage, authorities in both markets are taking steps to attract more foreign capital.
Investors piled money into underperforming China funds
FSA found an interesting pattern of capital flows in the best and worst performing China mutual funds domiciled in Hong Kong, with the focus on the 2015 China stock market peak.
Japan leads the region in passive equity investing
As passive investing continues to gain ground world-wide, Japan remains the heavyweight investor in Asia.
Catching small caps that fly under the radar
Finding stocks that fly under the radar of analysts is key to small cap investing, according to Ross McSkimming, investment director for equities at Standard Life Investments.
Survey: Blockchain likely adopted in five years
Japanese investment managers are most keen on the use of blockchain, with 84% saying they will likely adopt such technology in five years, a State Street survey shows.
Jailed 1MDB scandal banker ‘spent $8.2m’ on Australia property
The former BSI banker Yeo Jaiwei, ‘sentenced beyond the norm’ for witness tampering by a Singapore court, used a Seychelles-based company to spend $8.2m on Australian Gold Coast property, the Guardian has reported.