February 2017

Guillermo OrtizSince 2016, Guillermo Ortiz has been a chairman of Latin America’s BTG Pactual. The former central banker of Mexico talks to Nick Fitzpatrick.

The authors of The Fix, an exposé of the Libor rigging scandal, deserve praise for a gripping tale of greed and incompetence, says George Mitton.

Statue of ConfuciusBetter access for foreign investors and new onshore products mark a new stage in the development of China’s asset management market, finds Fiona Rintoul.

Zebra crossingMuch of what’s happened in China’s economy is not as eventful as you might think, says Andy Rothman of Matthews Asia.

Shenzhen skylineInternational investors now have better access to more than 800 Shenzhen-listed stocks thanks to a scheme that confirms Hong Kong’s place as a gateway to the mainland. George Mitton reports.

Demi DeremThe post-financial crisis era in Europe has ushered in a heightened focus on governance risk and transparency for institutional investors, as they seek to optimise their investment processes and stewardship of holdings.

Pat LardnerIrish Funds welcomed the publication by the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) of its feedback statement to the third and final consultation regarding fund management company effectiveness, which also included final guidance for fund management companies on managerial functions, operational issues and procedural matters.

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