JP Morgan AM names Asia CPM head; Nikko AM buys 15% stake in Ark IM; Robeco replaces Japan president; China AMC HK hires new ETF head; Julius Baer replaces Asia head of advisory; HSBC PB replaces Asia head of credit advisory; VP Bank adds Singapore BD head; Grant Thornton hires Australia wealth advisory head.
The only real surprise about Moody’s cut in China’s rating was the timing. But some see the move yesterday as a signal of doubt that may stall the opening of mainland bond markets.
Last month we reported BlueBay's closure of its HK office, the departure of BlackRock's Asia COO, Allianz hiring a new Asia CIO, various big multi-asset moves, and the winners of our awards.
As part of his stated goal of creating a more business-friendly environment, the new US president plans to "do a number" on the 2010 Act. How far will he go?
In our penultimate Year of the Rooster prediction, AsianInvestor examines whether institutions will further reduce their investment expectations this year.
The biggest hit magnets included stories on AIA's new investment hub and on mandates from Cathay Life and China's NCSSF, and an exclusive look at research on central bank allocations.