Canada's largest pension fund may consider Belt and Road projects, says head of international Alain Carrier. But India is its main focus in terms of Asian infrastructure.
Chinese firms are driving prime real estate prices in Hong Kong's Central district to record highs, even as several large tenants exit or reduce floor space following mergers, says JLL.
Asset managers, advisers and distributors in India say planned rules to separate provision of investment advice from sale of mutual funds will hamper investment industry growth.
Private equity fundraising in renminbi has rebounded strongly since 2015. There are good reasons for this trend, says Ian Kelly of PE fund administrator Augentius.
Senior executives from China Investment Corporation and Silk Road Fund aim to invest huge sums into the Asia-to-Europe infrastructure project, but they admitted doing so is challenging.
India's Waterfield Advisors has started receiving requests from family clients to help them conduct due diligence on foreign multi-family offices, as it starts to internationalise its offering.