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By Toby Yiu | 6 November 2015
UBS Asset Management plans to launch three or four products under the Shanghai QDLP scheme, amid rising interest from Chinese investors in foreign assets.
By Toby Yiu | 7 October 2015
Persistent AM’s tie-up with GF Asset Management is the first registered in Shanghai’s free-trade zone to get a QDLP quota amid reform. It plans to launch a product ...
By Richard Newell | 27 August 2015
Regional pension funds are looking to incorporate smart beta strategies within their portfolios, according to global asset managers. The largest asset owners could potentially ...
By Richard Newell | 17 August 2015
Strong support for Ucits ETFs has been identified as a key trend in the industry. In the last three years, flows from Asian investors into Ucits ETFs have grown from $100 ...
By Leigh Powell | 11 August 2015
Defined benefit pension plans in Japan are handing more money to fund houses to manage. It comes after GPIF increased active equity exposure, creating winners and losers.
By Toby Yiu | 23 July 2015
The world’s largest asset manager has won a licence and quota for Shanghai's alternatives investment programme. The move comes as China's rival cross-border schemes ...
By Andrew Foxwell | 25 June 2015
The asset manager comes out in favour of H shares, and says Hong Kong will disproportionately benefit from A shares' inclusion in EM indices. It also predicts more Chinese ...
By Min Ho | 3 June 2015
Managers attack regulator over Sifi; Japan implements corporate governance rules; SFC confirms Hanergy probe; BNP fined over cross trades; Australia reforms investment rules; ...
By Oliver Jones , Andrew Foxwell | 24 April 2015
BlackRock hires Japan chief; Lim takes on fixed income head; Manulife bolsters FI team; Rothschild appoints China equity chief; TA hires China director; JP Morgan gets China ...
By Min Ho | 14 April 2015
The global asset manager yesterday launched a China A-share exchange-traded fund in London, adding to a competitive marketplace. A rival A-share ETF provider has already ...
By Min Ho | 16 March 2015
Data-mining techniques are growing in popularity in industries around the world, but opinion is divided as to whether they can be effective tools for asset managers.
By Andrew Foxwell | 10 February 2015
Exchange-traded funds are expected to raise the most assets from Asian investors in 2015, finds an AsianInvestor survey. And private banks are expected to become more important ...
BSI names new Asia chief; BlackRock adds equity PM; RBC WM hires head of discretionary; LaSalle creates Australia funds head role; AMP Capital continues revamp; Challenger ...
By Oliver Jones | 7 January 2015
Asian asset owners are increasing allocations to real assets at faster pace than the global average, a survey finds, driven by high equity valuations and a poor fixed income ...
By Joe Marsh | 6 January 2015
The fund firm would be cautious about moving into direct sales, said Michael Marquardt, Asia chief operating officer, who has overseen a big rise in the size of his team in ...
By Min Ho | 19 December 2014
The asset manager has named a trio of heads for its exchange-traded funds businesses in Asia; they are transfers from Copenhagen, London and New York.
By Bernadette Tio | 18 December 2014
The moves comes after the US fund house had gained a dominant share of Julius Baer's shelf space following the Swiss bank's acquisition of Merrill Lynch's wealth business.
By Steve Price | 2 December 2014
Damien Mooney says most major banks have invested in due diligence over the past year, driven by regulation. But he believes fee-based distribution would challenge fund houses.
By Joe Marsh | 24 November 2014
Almost half the region's insurers aim to have more than 15% of AUM in private-market assets by 2017, up from a quarter that do today. Meanwhile, they are using external ...
By FTSE , BlackRock | 19 November 2014
FTSE, BlackRock and guests discuss how institutional investors in Asia are using smart beta to reduce volatility and improve risk-adjusted returns.
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