Banks using ‘flawed’ research

THE heated battle surrounding bank capital levels has been further inflamed after a leading analyst labelled as “flawed” the research used by the major banks to protest against stricter rules.


'Tough period' looms for asset managers

Investors and investment managers are set to face a 15-year period of low growth, high volatility, great uncertainty and low financial returns, UBS Global Asset Management has predicted.


Asean shines as investor destination

The managing director of DCG Capital says the region's economic prospects look bright, as there is an insatiable appetite for developmental needs, particularly in South-east Asia.


A deeper dive

Our 2014 edition marked the closest look this publication has made into how assets in Asia-Pacific are being sourced and allocated.


World’s top pension funds revealed

Towers Watson attributed the decline in assets among Asia-Pacific pension managers to poor performance among Japanese funds heavily invested in fixed income


Australia: Executives lose sleep over changing regulation

In a survey of 110 senior executives working in Australian asset management firms, super funds, BNP Paribas also found that almost 90% of respondents have incurred increasing costs as a result of government regulation.