Asia's growing interest in physical gold
Seamus Donoghue of Allocated Bullion Solutions explains how investing in physical gold is distinctly different from investing in the commodity through an ETF - and outlines how there is growing demand among investors in Asia for physical gold.
A sensible approach to income investing
Jonathan Liang of AllianceBernstein explains some key principles and guidelines for investors looking at income-generating products and strategies for their portfolios - given current trends and volatility.
Evolving the product offering in Indonesia
With around 800 listed investment products available for local investors, Indonesia presents a lot of scope for the expansion of product platforms. This is starting to happen, slowly.
Diversifying into global equities
Jacob Lundquist of Nordea Bank discusses the need for Indians to diversify out of Indian equities, and explains the firm's collaboration with ICICI Prudential to give local investors more global exposure.
The winning formula for a successful family business
H P Shah of Value Plus Family Office explains that family bonding is the key to a successful and prosperous family business - and stresses the importance of diversification of assets.
The importance of global diversification
Sankaran Naren of ICICI Prudential Asset Management explains the importance of global exposure in portfolio management - lowering correlations between assets is a crucial step in reducing portfolio risk.
The attraction of investing in Asia
Pius Zgraggen of OLZ & Partners explains why European investors and family offices should consider investing in Asia, including how they can do it and what to be aware of.
LGT highlights key differences in Asian investors
A report from LGT Private Banking has shown that Hong Kong investors tend to have much higher risk appetite and investment knowledge than their counterparts in Switzerland and Singapore.
Pictet outlines Asian asset management ambitions
Amy Cho, managing director and regional head of business development for Asia Pacific (ex Japan) at Pictet, tells Hubbis about the firm’s strategic objectives for growing the business across the region.
Taking a more strategic approach to emerging markets
Simon Godfrey, head of investment specialists in the emerging markets group at BNP Paribas Investment Partners in Asia, talks to Hubbis about where to find opportunities in emerging markets, and how to view their role within portfolios in today’s risk-on / risk-off world.
Finding value through good advice
Tony Edwards, chief executive officer of Robeco in Asia Pacific, tells Hubbis about some of the opportunities for investors to create more robust portfolios – all of which rely on sound analysis and tailored advice.
Building a more rounded portfolio
Danny Howell, head of wealth management for Towers Watson in Asia explains some of the products and strategies for investors to create effective and suitable portfolios.
Re-defining performance for private clients
It seems that Asia’s notoriously-speculative investor base is seeing value – for many of them for the first time – in properly-diversified portfolios and more measured returns.
Clients take steadier and more diversified approach to uncertainty
Alfred Mak, head of investment products & advisory at Bank of East Asia, talks to Hubbis about trends in client appetite to deal with volatile markets and an uncertain outlook, and the greater buy-in for proper asset allocation.
Where commodities fit in portfolios
Nicolas Robin of Threadneedle Investments explains where he sees commodities playing a role in investor portfolios, and addresses certain misconceptions about this asset class.
ETFs in volatile and uncertain markets
Nick Good of BlackRock looks at the relevance and suitability of ETFs in volatile and uncertain markets, and explains which products are popular in such an environment.
Using diversification to tackle volatility and uncertainty
Vasu Menon of OCBC Bank explains the need for greater diversification as a way to deal with the uncertainty and volatility which are now part of financial markets today.
Asia's affluent are young and growing, says HSBC survey
A recent survey by HSBC has revealed that the youngest affluent populations in Asia are in China, Indonesia and India, with average ages of 36, 38 and 39 respectively.
How to sell volatility strategies
Lionel Florentin of Amundi looks at the most effective ways for advisers to discuss the concept of volatility and volatility strategies with wealthy clients.
Investing in ETFs – making the right choices
Reid Steadman, the Hong Kong-based global head of exchange traded funds licensing at S&P, tells Hubbis how investors should view opportunities in this asset class within the context of their overall asset allocation.
How to invest in volatility
Lionel Florentin of Amundi explains volatility and how individuals can invest in it to profit from uncertainties in the market.
A look at international approaches to asset allocation
Linda Gu of Morningstar looks at the approaches to asset allocation in the US, Europe and Asia, and assesses differences in investors’ risk appetite across these markets.
The features of an effective onshore offering in Malaysia
Carolyn Leng of CIMB Private Banking reveals the components of a successful onshore platform to service wealthy Malaysians, with a specific focus on asset allocation and diversification.
How to select assets wisely
Linda Gu of Morningstar explains the approach that advisers and investors should take when assessing individual funds, to ensure they make the right buying decisions as part of the overall asset allocation process.
Sound advice for retail buyers of emerging market ETFs
Anthony Chan of BlackRock explains how advisers can guide retail clients appropriately when adding emerging market ETFs to their portfolios.
Why a diversified strategy adds value to clients
Todd James of BSI Bank explains the importance and value of diversification through adopting a portfolio approach in terms of asset allocation – rather than picking individual securities.
What to watch for in emerging markets
William Lowndes of Threadneedle explains the main risks and considerations for investors when they look at emerging markets, and also reveals some mistakes people make in their buying decisions.
The right approach to investing in equities
Didier Duret of ABN AMRO Private Banking explains the approach investors should take towards buying equities, in order to add value to their portfolio.
Being an investor in a post-crisis world
Sarah Arkle of Threadneedle looks at some of the main challenges and opportunities for investors in today’s market environment, especially considering what has been learned post-2008.
How to get access to fixed income products
Philippe Descheemaeker of AXA Investment Managers explains the best ways for investors to access fixed income, and looks at how wealth advisers can assess the different funds and fund managers.