Views & Interviews
Views on portfolio allocation and interviews with wealth and asset managers
Views & Interviews Spotlight
Industry Interviews 21, Feb 18
Japan may be lifeline for passporting scheme
Fund managers joining the Asia Regional Funds Passporting (ARFP) scheme are likely to find the best opportunities in Japan, according to Andrew Gordon, Hong Kong-based managing director for Asia at RBC Investor and Treasury Services.
Industry Interviews 20, Feb 18
EY: Private banking shakeout to continue in 2018
Regulatory costs are expected to increase while clients increasingly prefer digital channels for financial advice, suggesting wealth managers rethink traditional business models, according to Elliot Shadforth, Hong Kong-based Asia-Pacific wealth and asset management leader at EY.
Explaining bond funds to the buy-side
Private banks in Hong Kong and Singapore ask bond fund managers to explain any short-term underperformance and to provide stable income streams, according to Boston-based Brian Kennedy, vice president and portfolio manager at Loomis Sayles.
Matthews bullish on shift to Asia brand names
Asia consumer brands have historically been second choice after the multinational products, but in the last couple of years local names have been gaining market share and have become attractive investment plays, according to Robert Horrocks, CIO of Matthews Asia.
Deutsche Wealth: Fixed income loses appeal
Rising interest rates and yields have made Deutsche Bank Wealth Management pessimistic about fixed income investment, according to Tuan Huynh, Singapore-based chief investment officer and head of discretionary portfolio management for Asia-Pacific.