Exchange-traded funds

Exchange-traded funds

29 November 2016
Yet there are indications that demand among private individuals for exchange-traded funds and other index strategies could gain momentum – but that will take time.
25 November 2016
Asia's asset owners have taken big strides into passive investing since 2010. Hong Kong's Hospital Authority Provident Fund and Taiwan's Bureau of Labor Funds explain why and how.
21 November 2016
With actively managed funds falling woefully short of their targets, passive products have the chance to finally overcome the reticence of Asian investors. Regulatory changes ...
7 November 2016
Increased allocation from the country's asset owners should combine with new rules on fee disclosure to boost its exchange-traded fund market, which is already the largest in Asia.
21 October 2016
Principal Global Investors is moving to target wealth managers more aggressively in Asia, with sub-advisory seen as a potential area of growth. Its new global head of wealth ...
13 October 2016
Bento just launched its part robo, part human advisory service for wealthy investors, and is already looking to expand into Hong Kong, the Middle East and Europe.
12 October 2016
The Bureau of Labor Funds, which oversees the country's public pension assets, uses ETFs, including smart-beta and leveraged/inverse products, but wants to see a wider domestic ...
11 October 2016
The head of the $3.8 trillion fund house, Bill McNabb, outlines the opportunities the firm is considering on the mainland and elsewhere in Asia.
3 October 2016
Insurers in the region are eyeing more tactical asset allocation and increasingly using ETFs to that end, finds BlackRock research. They are also targeting illiquids, above all ...
30 September 2016
An annual survey by Natixis Global Asset Management showed 82% of financial advisers feel clients are allocating heavily to passive investments without considering the risks.
28 September 2016
The overseas arm of China Asset Management is listing its first leveraged and inverse ETFs in Hong Kong, which will track the Nasdaq 100. It has partnered with US fund house ...
22 September 2016
The rise of exchange-traded funds is leading to more complex underlyings and more issuers entering the ETF market. But this also means investors must do more due diligence, ...
21 September 2016
Central bank buying has boosted the market for strategic-beta exchange-traded products, with Japan the out-and-out regional leader by assets under management, notes Morningstar
20 September 2016
Hong Kong-listed exchange-traded funds should prove attractive to mainland insurance firms looking to boost their overseas exposure, says Tobias Bland, CEO of fund house EIP.
22 August 2016
Following the announcement of an ETF trading link to be created between Hong Kong and China, industry players outline the features they most want to see from its establishment.
12 August 2016
Gold ETFs drew record first-half inflows, as the metal’s price soared amid global uncertainty. The recent investment momentum may be slowing, but allocations are tipped ...
4 August 2016
Taiwan's biggest investment manager intends to enter the smart-beta arena and widen its range of overseas strategies, amid rising local demand for offshore exposure.
29 July 2016
Local asset managers are eagerly awaiting the arrival of pension fund member choice and approval to be able to run hedge funds and invest in private equity, says Jeff Chang of ...
22 July 2016
Taiwan's biggest fund house is moving to build its business across Asia with the help of partner firms or staff expansion in markets including Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea and ...
20 July 2016
The asset manager is the second to launch leveraged and inverse ETFs in Hong Kong – two Indian equity products – and has hired a salesperson to cover Australia and ...
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