Calastone Asia July 2020

Survey highlights

Investment through digital channels has been key to the growth of Asia’s asset management industry. But how will asset managers position themselves in Asia...

There’s no turning back

By forcing asset managers to change their working practices and embrace technological innovations, the covid-19 crisis has hastened the industry’s digital transformation. We will remember...

Technology and digital engagement

In China, digital channels have been central to the growth of the investment funds industry. The survey reveals that this digital expansion is likely...

Technology impact

When we asked our Asia-based respondents which technologies will have the biggest impact on the funds business, they told us (as they did in...

Technology and operational resilience

In recent months, new technologies have played an important part in supporting the asset management industry’s move to remote working and to supporting high...

Distribution channels

In this section, we assess how the distribution channels that asset managers are using to sell their fund products in Asian markets are changing....

Margin pressure

Margin compression continues to place pressure across the asset management industry, with fund manufacturers, distributors, asset servicing specialists and infrastructure entities all forced to...

Concluding thoughts

This survey reveals that Asia-based investors will be seeking investment opportunities particularly within the Asia-Pacific region during the coming 12 months. China will be...

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