Foreign asset owners are still underinvested in Chinese assets, say experts, but that is set to change—albeit slowly—as A-shares' weighting rises in MSCI's indices.
Central bank heads could be replaced in China, Taiwan, Korea, and Japan in the coming three months. Whether the incumbents stay or not, all four face important policy challenges.
The dollar downtrend is boosting portfolio returns and encouraging some wealthy investors not to hedge their currency risks, experts say, but it's a gutsy move.
Industry observers are confident that offshore private funds will take advantage of the Singapore Variable Capital Company structure, provided the tax conditions make sense.
The Asia Region Funds Passport could open up investment opportunities into the Belt and Road Initiative for Japanese mutual funds.
With heavy competition for Asian private equity opportunities, some institutional investors are discovering they can't put as big a proportion of their assets to work as they want in the region.