Tianhong Asset Management’s huge, Alipay-linked money market fund helped drive China's sizzling AUM increase, though regulatory pressures may stifle 2018 growth.
Contributions to Hong Kong’s Mandatory Provident Fund scheme are set to rise, boosting the asset pool for fund houses. But that money could also be used for home buying in future.
Revelations of malpractice by the Australian investment and pensions firm will reverberate across Asia, where it has a big base of clients and partners. The group is tipped to be split up.
Aditya Birla Sun Life AM and SBI Funds Management made our latest list of the 10 fastest growing fund houses in Asia. AsianInvestor spoke to top executives at the two firms.
Consolidation will continue in the funds industry amid rising cost pressures, with mid-sized firms feeling the tightest squeeze, says Ulrich Koerner, president of UBS Asset Management.
Demand for multi-asset strategies as well as alternatives such as real estate and hedge funds has driven up assets for fund managers in the region, AsianInvestor's latest AI100 survey shows.
More needs to be done to channel investment into Indonesian infrastructure, and regulators are looking to update fund industry rules to that end, says the local head of Manulife AM.
Speaking to AsianInvestor, senior executives of both businesses stress the potential expansion of ESG and cash management products, particularly in Asia.
China is quadrupling the quota limits on its Stock Connect programmes to minimise the potential for mishaps once MSCI begins to include A-shares in its indices in June.
For our final set of Asset Management Awards for 2018, AsianInvestor we reveal the marquee award winners for asset management and asset servicing.
AsianInvestor reveals the winning custodians, index provider, law firm, auditor and compliance adviser in the latest batch of its annual Asset Management awards.
Transparency rules can be a useful way to empower investors, but more does not always mean better. It's all about getting the right balance.
The region has among the most investing indices in the world. This is partly because of the undeveloped nature of local markets and isn't ideal, say investment industry figures.
On the second day of our annual Asset Management Awards, AsianInvestor reveals the top onshore investment management firm in each major Asia Pacific market.
The Bloomberg Barclays bond index is slated to begin adding Chinese government and policy bank bonds from April 2019 as foreign interest in Chinese bonds grows
Hajime Fukuzawa leaves Asset Management One to join a Japanese chemical company.
In the first part of its annual Asset Management Awards, AsianInvestor reveals the winning funds in our asset class categories.
After the Fed's first rate hike of 2018, we asked economists and investment strategists how aggressive the pace of rate hikes can get and the implications for Asian assets.
The former chief of Hong Kong's Hospital Authority Provident Fund Scheme is heading up a new venture supported by some of the biggest pension players
Xi Jinping is set to keep tightening his grip on power and get rid of political enemies. Foreign investors should be wary of the new political risks this will create in the country.