The new rules from the European Securities and Markets Authority will affect research consumption and fund distribution in Asia, according to a roundtable by AsianInvestor and BNP Paribas.
It's not India and Indonesia that keep renowned economist Paul Krugman up at night, amid the dramatic investor rout that emerging markets have suffered over the past few...
BNP Paribas Wealth Management has poached an executive from LGT Capital Partners, and other private banks are also looking to strengthen their direct investment teams in Asia.
The region is set to see more active ETFs and more product choice in 2018. ETF Connect could also be a game changer, but bitcoin ETFs are unlikely, say industry players.
Private equity funds aim to benefit from smaller companies' troubles amid new labour policies and an inter-generational wealth transfer. That could attract local asset owner support.
Institutional investors from Korea to New Zealand are exploring opportunities in private debt, which offers higher yields than its public equivalent.