What the airline industry's 'safety first' mantra can teach asset managers
06 August 2020, 08:00
New research finds that AMs would benefit from emulating the aircraft industry best practices and implementing 'Total Portfolio Approach'.
China's ICBC: HY property bonds attractive despite tighter spreads
04 August 2020, 22:58
China USD property credit spreads narrowed to 627 basis points in July. But ICBC said it continues to favour the HY segment, which continues to outperform IG, albeit by narrower margins.
Pictet AM expands $9.5bn total return range with market neutral fund
04 August 2020, 09:17
Swiss group has opened a tenth total return strategy to external investors as it seeks to broaden alternative offering.
StanChart launches bank-client developed solution for wealth lending
04 August 2020, 07:23
The new digital simulators have been designed to help clients visualise how market movements and FX volatility can influence portfolios, returns and associated risks.
Around The World in 80 Days: why this Russian selector is not afraid of EMs
03 August 2020, 03:40
VIDEO: The CIO of LEON multi-family office, Michael Borisov, gives an insight into how he manages assets for his predominantly Russian client base.
BlackRock SEA head Deborah Ho talks all things E.S.G
03 August 2020, 00:40
In an exclusive interview with Citywire Asia, Deborah Ho, head of Southeast Asia, shares with us the changes BlackRock has made to make sustainability its standard for investing.
Fed holds interest rates: four banking and asset experts weigh in
03 August 2020, 00:36
The US Federal Reserve announced its decision to maintain the federal funds rate between 0% and 0.25%.
Charts of the month: four indicators of what shaped markets in July
31 July 2020, 11:20
How did Covid impact consumers? Did global bonds do better than expected? Dr. Nisha Long wades through the data for some interesting takes on the past month in markets.
Standard Chartered private banking profits slide 44%
30 July 2020, 07:27
The private bank reported $56m in underlying profit before tax in 2020's first half, from $100m a year earlier.
Franklin and Legg plot job cuts, suffer outflows ahead of merger
28 July 2020, 17:53
In the two firms' last independent earnings reports ahead of their merger on July 31, both Franklin Templeton and Legg Mason reported outflows.