Lombard Odier has appointed Jean-Louis Nakamura as Chief Investment Officer (CIO) for the Asia-Pacific region.
Growing wealth in the Asia-Pacific region is creating significant opportunities for wealth managers, says Philip Harris, head of Private Clients at RBC Wealth Management.
Hugh Young, managing director of Aberdeen Asset Management Asia and group head of Equities at Aberdeen Asset Management, has said that companies in Asia are increasingly working in the context of broader economic slowdown.
Morningstar UK Ltd, a subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc. has named Daniel Needham as global chief investment officer of Morningstar Investment Management and managing director of Morningstar Investment Management Europe.
FRM Capital Advisors, acquired by Man Group last year, is seeding a Japanese long-short equity fund launched by Hong Kong based Arena Capital Management.
As emerging markets continue to capture the attention of investors, AXA Investment Managers has hired an economist to focus specifically on emerging Asia.
Austrian asset manager Spängler IQAM Invest is changing the investment strategy in two of its funds in a bid to improve the risk profile of these products.
Timothy Bellman has joined Invesco Real Estate's Dallas office as head of Global Research, focused on global asset allocation and co-ordinating the activities of the three regional heads of research for North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
Allianz Global Investors' annual conference in Berlin saw it deliver an upbeat prognosis for Asia relative to Europe, in absolute terms and across most asset classes.
Paris-based asset manager TOBAM has launched an Anti-Benchmark Pacific ex-Japan Equity fund with seed funding from Seven Investment Management.
Asian markets fell more than 1% in some regions overnight, with the wider area set for its biggest monthly drop since the financial crisis of 2008.