More and more institutions are entering the mainland debt market and a trading pattern is emerging, as the Bond Connect scheme and wider index inclusion loom closer.
The investment consultancy's Asia-Pacific head of portfolio advisory is moving on after eight years in the role, as the firm narrows its focus in the region.
As Hong Kong's securities regulator softens its stance on leveraged funds, Citi's Stewart Aldcroft dismisses concerns that they are unsuitable for local retail investors.
The Canadian firm is the first financial institution to win an investment company wholly foreign-owned enterprise licence. It will relocate institutional sales staff to the new entity in Shanghai.
Insurance investment executives from across Asia gathered in Hong Kong for our annual event.
CIOs from some of Asia's biggest insurers were among the high-profile delegates at AI's 2017 Insurance Investment Forum in Hong Kong.
Amid cautious optimism, investors are advised to keep a flexible approach as some asset valuations have become extended, says Schroders Hong Kong’s CEO Chris Durack.
Chris Ryan, who headed the index provider's Asia-Pacific operations for four years, has left to run an independent investment consultancy.
Growth Hill Asset Management has hired a head for its new representative office, which will conduct research on Asian stock markets, say sources.
The city’s annual budget had little to offer to encourage people to put more aside for retirement. That’s a mistake, given its fast-ageing populace.
Singapore-based BetaSmartz, which combines automated and face-to-face financial advice, is busy onboarding fund manager clients.
However, they say Asian bond markets in general are likely to weather the rising trade tensions with the US better than many expect.
Goodbye monkey, hello rooster! AsianInvestor is taking a break for the Chinese New Year holiday. Normal service resumes on Wednesday, February 1.
The Hong Kong fund house has been reprimanded by the local regulator, which may harm its ability to compete on portfolio mandates, said the CIO of a large institutional investor.
Moves by BlackRock and EIP to close 14 Hong Kong-listed exchange-traded funds reflect rising competition and costs. Meanwhile, EIP's CEO feels listing and delisting takes too long.
The fund house’s head of insurance relationship has left and will not be replaced, amid a tough environment for the industry. Hong Kong head Au King Lun also moved on last month.
Fund firms, broker-dealers and investment advisers can help plug gaps in Hong Kong’s responsible officer regime, says Julia Leung of the Securities and Futures Commission.
Amid 18 months of poor performance, China-focused strategies have suffered heavy outflows and will likely continue to see low demand this year, says eVestment's head of research.
Another fund house has benefited from the closure of Syz Asset Management’s Hong Kong office with an appointment to its wholesale distribution team.
The US fund house has hired an executive from Syz Asset Management, which closed its Hong Kong office last month.