Schroders hires North Asia multi-asset head; NNIP hires saleswoman from Investec; JP Morgan PB's Asia equity head exits; Sequoia adds strategic development chief; Neuberger replaces Chestnut Luk; BMO Global AM loses Xie Yi; Northern Trust names Sydney head; PineBridge adds multi-asset analyst.
Myanmar's stock market is on the cusp of opening the door to foreigners. They could be forgiven for not rushing in, despite the new exchange's best efforts.
It makes sense for Chinese regulators to restrict domestic insurance firms' aggressive moves into risk assets. Doing so should reduce market volatility and boost bond liquidity.
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The Singaporean fund house has created a co-head structure for its multi-asset team and made three new appointments in an investment reshuffle.
Far fewer Chinese stocks than planned will be initially included in MSCI's emerging markets indexes. Some suggest the firm may have felt compelled to relax certain criteria.
Indosuez to buy CIC's Asia wealth business; Natixis GAM names Asia head; under-pressure Anbang adds European CIO; BNY Mellon hires Rohan Singh; ex-HSBC exec gets HK ban; Deutsche WM plans hiring spree; BNP Paribas AM appoints India CIO; China Life names president; Old Mutual GI sets up EM equity team; Jupiter adds in EM debt.
As index provider MSCI confirms it will add Chinese stocks to its influential emerging-markets benchmarks, experts across the region give their thoughts.
Columbia Threadneedle's Langlois to depart; UBS AM's Asia equity trading head to leave; MetLife replaces Asia CMO; Eastspring lures PM from Pimco; KKR poaches from Blackstone in Japan; BNPP WM hires Lemuel Lee; UBS WM replaces China offshore team head; Northern Trust adds Australia trio; Man names responsible investment head; Orrick adds partner.
Four executives have left the Chinese fund house’s offshore unit in recent months to join other firms.
China's central bank has clarified operational details of the market access scheme, through which Standard Chartered expects strong early trading in July.
Institutional investors from Hong Kong, Japan and Thailand say they do not plan to boost their mainland exposure, as another MSCI decision on A-shares looms.
Asset managers broadly agree with the Chinese state pension fund that passive and smart-beta investing will become mainstream for A-shares, with sovereign entities leading the way.
With returns having steadily fallen in recent years, fund management fees have come under closer scrutiny. Index licensing is one area where ETF providers are looking to reduce costs.