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How the fee-based model changes asset management

How the fee-based model changes asset management...

What could the potential fallout be for asset managers when Asia’s regulators eventually replace the commission-based wealth management model with a fee-based one? Ben Cherrington, head of intermediary channels in Asia Pacific at M&G Investments, shares some key changes in the UK, which decided to make the leap to fee-based in 2013.

Published : 20, Jun 2017
ESG has evolved to active stock picking, says East Capital

ESG has evolved to active stock picking, says...

ESG investing moved on from simple exclusion screening long ago, said Karine Hirn, partner at East Capital.

Published : 5, May 2017
Thai regulators continue to shape investment industry

Thai regulators continue to shape investment industry...

A new mandatory provident scheme and stronger disclosure rules will impact asset and wealth managers, according to Kittikun Tanaratpattanakit, senior research analyst at Morningstar Thailand.

Published : 24, Mar 2017
Global unconstrained fund managers best, says UBS WM's Lecher

Global unconstrained fund managers best, says...

Stefan Lecher, the new head of client portfolio management for Asia-Pacific at UBS Wealth Management in Hong Kong, said unconstrained managers have the best chance to excel.

Published : 6, Feb 2017
Finance, energy and health sectors in focus for 2017 - Citi

Finance, energy and health sectors in focus for...

Sector investing may come back in 2017 and an EM `stability premium’ could develop as the grand economic ideas of the new US administration are put into practice. says Roger Bacon, Citi Private Bank’s Asia-Pacific head of managed investment.

Published : 28, Nov 2016
McKinsey: Asset management to see explosive change

McKinsey: Asset management to see explosive change...

McKinsey & Co cited five trends that they expect will cause a “once-in-a-generation shift in competitive dynamics”, completely shaking up the asset management industry.

Published : 15, Nov 2016
Risk on! Trump wins, investors stunned

Risk on! Trump wins, investors stunned

Donald Trump has won the US presidential election, riding a wave of global anti-establishment sentiment and in a Brexit-like manner, upending the status quo. Republicans also won a majority in both the Senate and House of Representatives.

Published : 9, Nov 2016
China - the source of fintech disruption?

China - the source of fintech disruption?

Disruption of the funds management industry through the application of financial technology (fintech) is likely to come from mainland China, according to ICI Global, the international arm of the Investment Company Institute.

Published : 27, Oct 2016
GSAM sees `expansion phase’ where others see stagnation

GSAM sees `expansion phase’ where others see stagnation...Lock icon

Risk assets remain attractive as central banks shift policy and investor sentiment based on market fundamentals starts to return, said Neill Nuttall, co-chief investment officer of the global portfolio solutions group at Goldman Sachs Asset Management.

Published : 26, Oct 2016
Hong Kong investors expect 8.9% returns per year

Hong Kong investors expect 8.9% returns per year...

Hong Kong investors on average are seeking an investment income of 8.9% per year when the average stock market yield across key global indices is 3.8%, according to a study by Schroders.

Published : 13, Oct 2016
Is 50/50 the right management fee split?

Is 50/50 the right management fee split?Lock icon

Asset managers and distributors in Asia used to split the annual management charge, but over the last couple years the distribution side has been getting more than half. What is a fair split?

Published : 14, Sep 2016
China partnership a route to HNWI opportunity, says UBP

China partnership a route to HNWI opportunity,...Lock icon

A partnership with an onshore bank is the preferred path for access to the mainland HNW base, according to Michael Blake, Union Bancaire Privee's chief executive of Asia.

Published : 12, Sep 2016
Aberdeen to target alternative investments in Asia

Aberdeen to target alternative investments in...Lock icon

Known as an emerging markets specialist, Aberdeen Asset Management has been diversifying into alternatives and intends to push this asset class and multi-asset funds in Asia, said Andrew McCaffery, global head of alternatives and group head of solutions.

Published : 19, Aug 2016
Chinese lead in $27bn outbound property investment

Chinese lead in $27bn outbound property investment...Lock icon

In the first half of the year, 60% of Asia’s outbound property investment was from mainland China, according to CBRE Asia-Pacific.

Published : 18, Aug 2016

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