Fund managers

Goldman Sachs Asset Management: Investment themes 2020

Asian investors most keen on sustainable investing

(Jan 31): Investors in Asia have a surprisingly high level of interest in sustainable investing, says UK-based asset manager Schroders.


Smarter and cheaper robots are making fund managers sit up and pay attention

SINGAPORE (Oct 7): The word “robot” was coined in a Czech science-fiction novel in 1920. The term was derived from the Czech word “robota”, which means forced labour.

Asset management

Blackstone pushes 2018 global real estate AUM to US$3.2 trillion mark with a record-breaking year

SINGAPORE (May 22): Total real estate assets under management (AUM) for 2018 rose 12% to US$3.2 trillion ($4.4 trillion) from US$2.8 trillion in 2017, according to this year’s ANREV/INREV/NCREIF Fu

Trade wars a key concern for local fund managers: IMAS

SINGAPORE (Jan 23): This year, Singaporean fund managers’ top concern is the trade wars, according to the Investment Management Association of Singapore (IMAS) annual Investment Managers’ Outlook S

Asset management

Assets of world's largest fund managers increase by over 15% to US$94 tril

SINGAPORE (Oct 29): The total assets under management (AUM) of the world’s top 500 fund managers surged to US$9.8 trillion ($13.5 trillion) in 2017, 15.6% higher than 2016, according to the latest

Is your fund manager a Hobbit?

SINGAPORE (March 16): Fund managers, just like you and me, have different risk appetites.

Construction (Bloomberg)

Global Markets

Get ready for the Southeast Asian infrastructure boom

MANILA/SINGAPORE/KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 20): Manila’s Metro Pacific Investments Corp., Indonesia’s PT Krakatau Steel and Airports of Thailand Pcl are a

Trading floor

Global Markets

'Trump Thump' whacks bond market for US$1 trillion loss

NEW YORK (Nov 14): Donald Trump's stunning victory for the White House may mark the long-awaited end to the more than 30-year-old bull run in bonds, as bets on faster US growth and inflation lead i

Singapore fund managers' assets hit $2.6 tril in 2015: MAS survey

SINGAPORE (Oct 5): Fund managers in Singapore saw a 9% increase in assets under management to $2.6 trillion in 2015, buoyed by growth in the alternative asset sector, the city-state's central bank