China’s green bond market to gain government support after Party Congress, as President Xi Jinping reaffirms green commitment.
Investors says they are looking for key areas of focus, including the new leadership's composition, capital controls, property and state-owned enterprise reforms.
Global risk appetite is growing, according to the Bank of America Merrill Lynch fund manager survey. Cash levels are down, while equity allocations and growth expectations are up.
Asset managers seek the right balance between automation and human intelligence, as robotics allow sweeping changes in the industry.
AllianceBernstein, Allianz GI, Eastspring, Franklin Templeton, JP Morgan AM and Schroders again win programme awards in Taiwan. But there are concerns on potential polarisation.
The French fund house will cut poorly performing and overlapping funds and focus on products close to client preferences, as it aims to build Asia AUM, said the group deputy CIO.
Initial coin offerings are banned in China as the authorities seek to avoid any financial issues during the Party Congress next week. But rules regulating ICOs may be introduced soon.
The UK-based fund house has poached a UBS veteran for the newly created role.
Asian fund investors may continue to pay fund fees that are higher than other parts of the world as the region's commission culture is unlikely to change.
The regional chief of the French fund manager explains why it made the latest move in a spate of M&A taking place among active asset managers across the globe.
China's money market fund may see slower fund flows, as regulator releases new rules on mutual funds' liquidity management.
The US asset manager has appointed a former UBS executive to the role, as part of its move to shift oversight of global emerging markets to Asia.
Some of the country’s local government financing vehicles could default on their debt, but foreign investors look set to keep buying their bonds.
The Singapore-based asset manager will see another C-level executive step down from his position, amid its ongoing merger with NTUC Income.
Investors remain keen on emerging market assets despite the Fed's decision to begin unwinding its balance sheet, but it could be time for a change in approach, experts say.
Foreign investors are concerned less with Standard & Poor's downgrade of China's sovereign rating than a set of other factors, which are influencing their engagement with its debt market.
Commonwealth Bank's plan to dispose of Colonial First State is part of an industry consolidation that means any buyer would almost certainly come from outside Australia.
Dutch pension manager APG has joined up with E-Fund Management to offer an ESG A-share strategy. Others could follow as sustainable investing gains traction in China.
Product governance rules under Mifid II are likely to affect the operations of Asian product producers, but most firms remain unprepared for the changes to come, say experts.
Chinese firms are driving prime real estate prices in Hong Kong's Central district to record highs, even as several large tenants exit or reduce floor space following mergers, says JLL.