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.
Schroder Investment Management’s Karl Dasher has articulated the firm’s ambitions for its global macro team based in London, featuring Asia as an increasingly important component.
Institutional investors from Korea to New Zealand are exploring opportunities in private debt, which offers higher yields than its public equivalent.
Senior executives at China's asset owners will likely rotate their jobs this year, something that may not be good news for fund managers seeking their mandates.
With the outlook shifting on US interest rates and inflation, Asian asset owners should be diversifying their portfolios, say experts. Asian bonds are one option, but caution is advised.
The region’s pension funds are accumulating assets fast, but struggling to make returns. They should allocate more towards smaller companies.