The funds will target distressed assets in India and other Asian special situations and credit assets, says a source, amid rising demand for private debt.
The Hong Kong-based insurer’s chief investment officer, Paul Carrett, says his industry is slow to benefit from new opportunities. He wants to be different.
Leveraged and inverse exchange-traded funds contain an inherent inefficiency that can be exploited for profit by options traders, say industry experts.
The US-based asset manager has hired a Greater China equity portfolio manager and three other investment professionals.
There has also been a robust rise in the number of asset management firms licensed in the city, according to the local regulator's annual report on fund management activity.
The Hong Kong-based fund house has promoted internally to fill the role, amid an ongoing management reshuffle.
Mabel Chan left the fund house in June, just eight months after she joined. The departure comes on the back of a team restructuring, said a source familiar with the firm.
Two more senior executives have left the Hong Kong fund house following a recent leadership shake-up.
But it may be some time before China inks its own cross-border funds agreement with another country.
Hong Kong’s public annuity scheme is a step in the right direction for addressing post-retirement incomes, but cannot address all the risks on its own, says Schroders.
The Korean firm's head of ETF strategy said the asset manager's expectations had not been high for its first leveraged and inverse products in Hong Kong, as it moves to delist them.
The US firm, among the leading foreign fund houses in Taiwan, sees country head Judy Shih leave after 15 years of service and is bringing in other senior executives.
Investors look set to use the Chinese cross-border scheme for some years yet. It still offers certain advantages over Stock Connect, including lower trading costs, say fund executives.
At an event focusing on the changing investment environment for insurance firms in Asia, industry experts discussed accounting and technology developments.
China and Hong Kong need to get their act together if Bond Connect is going to buck a run of disappointing trading links. Investors need to be able to hedge interest rate risk onshore.
November's Inside ETFs Asia Conference in Hong Kong will offer world-class insight into the fastest-growing investment product on the market.
The launch of the Fintech Association of Hong Kong has added fuel to the rivalry between jurisdictions in the region. AsianInvestor spoke to industry executives at the event.
Investment experts and leading insurance executives gathered in Hong Kong to discuss some of the biggest issues affecting their businesses.
Far fewer Chinese stocks than planned will be initially included in MSCI's emerging markets indexes. Some suggest the firm may have felt compelled to relax certain criteria.
Four executives have left the Chinese fund house’s offshore unit in recent months to join other firms.