Carl Tannenbaum, chief economist at Northern Trust, says healthy banks are key to broad investment opportunities.
Aberdeen Asset Management notes interest from a US pension fund in its emerging market corporate bond strategy for the first time – and also tips more Japanese demand.
Many Asian life firms missed Japan’s stock rally, but are mulling boosting exposure now with embedded downside protection, and fund houses are also eyeing capital ...
As investors brace for a China slowdown, there are signs of optimism about Europe, and Japanese stocks remain in favour, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch's fund ...
Losing its entire funds team in Tokyo to rival law firm Bingham McCutchen appears a major blow for White & Case's Asia funds business. Meanwhile, Bingham is already looking ...
SSgA loses South Asia MD, Axa hires fixed income head, RBC WM adds in Indonesia, Pimco names Japan PM, Credit Suisse bulks up fixed income, and HK boss joins Northern Trust.
The firm will soon roll out a Dublin-domiciled Asian fixed income product. It also expects more Japanese money to flow offshore and sees Philippine bonds as particularly ...
After a series of setbacks, Japanese hedge funds have delivered impressive returns on the back of recent market rallies, fueling anticipation of a rebound for the sector.
Global asset managers are being alerted to potential business opportunities as Japanese corporate pensions reveal a change in planned allocations.
Hirofumi Hirano joins from turnaround advisory firm AlixPartners to take a leading role at the private equity giant KKR, which is gearing up for a boost in Japan deal activity.
Fund managers are talking up opportunities in small-cap funds focused on Japan, but it’s a tough sell to European institutions burned by many false dawns.
The shift has come at the expense of double-decker funds, which saw net flows turn negative last year.
Following its purchase of Daiwa Securities' hedge fund administration unit, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank is building its fund servicing business into a global platform.
Nikko Asset Management stablemate Tyndall AM is offering a new Australian bank loan fund to Japanese investors following a string of cross-selling initiatives.
SSARIS has closed its Japan-focused fund of hedge funds as manager underperformance and the country's economic environment dampen investor sentiment.