The case for boosting equity allocations is weakening for some asset owners, which are scaling back generally on risk or re-weighting their portfolios, say consultants.
Key figures from numerous family offices in Asia gathered in Hong Kong for AsianInvestor's third Family Office Forum, part of AI Week.
While leveraged and inverse ETFs build traction in Hong Kong, it is still not clear who is buying them. But industry observers have some ideas about how demand is developing.
Certain leveraged and inverse exchange-traded funds newly listed in Hong Kong are being traded far more heavily than others, which has led some to question the source of demand.
Key figures from some of Asia's leading family offices joined AsianInvestor's third Family Office Forum in Hong Kong on May 9.
AI Week kicked off on May 9 with a morning of lively debate on the growth of exchange-traded funds. We present a gallery of pictures from the forum.
AI Week 2017 kicked off on May 9 with a morning of lively discussion about passive investing and the growing importance of exchange-traded funds.
Out the door go the Hong Kong fund firm's deputy CEO, ETF chief and three others, and in comes a new head of sales, following the arrival in December of new CEO Au King-Lun.
Aberdeen and Franklin Templeton have just added senior hires in the region, while Credit Suisse Private Banking and Schroders have seen recent departures.
The Swiss fund house has hired its first dedicated multi-asset specialist in the region. The substantial length of time taken to find him reflects the fierce competition for such talent.
The fixed income manager joins the growing list of fund houses to have closed their branches in Hong Kong, but it has kept some staff in the city.
There will be no daily newsletter on Tuesday, April 4, as it is a public holiday for tomb-sweeping day in Hong Kong.
The insurance investment veteran has joined Hong Kong start-up Coherent Capital Advisors, which runs databases for insurers related to asset allocation and regulations, among other things.
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.