The country's regulatory authorities could lift restrictions on repatriation of capital from qualified foreign institutional investor investments, offering new investment opportunities.
Institutional take-up of smart-beta strategies in the region is such that ETF issuers are increasing their focus on non-traditional index products.
Hong Kong's proposal for a green bank anticipates that government support will hasten the participation of asset managers and investors, including insurers and pension funds
Insurance CIOs say Asian debt and equity markets more durable than 10 years ago, but acknowledge risk elements will increase in 2018
While some of the more liquidity-constrained super funds have little more than 1% in private markets, the more active funds are taking a more global approach after years of home bias.
Insurers globally are facing declining profits, which is prompting a "major shift" in attitudes to include alternative assets, BlackRock's survey of 300 senior insurance executives shows.