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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Japan Post Bank, a relative newcomer to alternatives investing, aims to up its current $7 billion allocation by almost 10 times its current level to help deliver higher returns.
Helvetic Investments and Swiss Asia are launching cryptocurrency funds, at a time when bitcoin mania is reaching frenzied levels.
The Hong Kong firm is about to launch its first strategy against a backdrop of improved global hedge fund returns, after a torrid few years for the industry.
With institutional investor demand in Asia steadily rising, allocations to private debt could double or even triple in the next 10 years, market observers say.
Cathay Life and Shin Kong Life have been upping their exposure to emerging market bonds. They and Fubon Life have also generated strong returns from high-dividend stocks.
The fund house is laying off most of its investment and operations staff in Hong Kong and Singapore in a post-merger restructuring, while keeping teams intact elsewhere in the region.
The fast-growing insurer is building its investment team and has taken portfolio management in-house for now. But it may use external firms to enter new asset types.
BCT is among the first of Hong Kong's compulsory saving scheme providers to incorporate ESG factors for MPF products. But the city's ESG awareness is low.