Alex Frew McMillan has spent more than two decades as a business reporter, feature writer and editor. McMillan has worked for CNN, as a business reporter, and Reuters, as the Asia real-estate correspondent. As a freelancer, he has written for The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, the Economist Intelligence Unit, Forbes and CNBC.Expand

He lives in Hong Kong and reports on the Asia Pacific region, from India east to Japan and south to Australia.Collapse

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The world's largest pension fund has made its first move into alternative investment with an allocation to real estate in Japan. It's a trend for managers and investors to watch.
The Hong Kong stock exchange has decided to allow "public but not really" companies to list. Here's why it's a huge mistake.
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