Malaysian asset managers' share of global sharia-compliant funds could overtake that of firms based in Saudi Arabia, according to AsianInvestor's annual ranking this year.
Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka are new markets for the UK fund manager. Meanwhile, algorithms need to adapt to new trading hours in the region, says its Asia head of trading.
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Singapore’s biggest insurer has sparked questions by replacing its experienced investment chief, Yoon Mun Thim, in another senior shakeup in the industry.
Pictet WM names CIO; Avanda IM hires manager selection executive; HSBC Southeast Asia PB head departs; Goldman Sachs Singapore names CEO; UBP appoints HK market head and more.
Manulife names Asia CEO; T. Rowe Price grabs APAC multi-asset head; StanChart bulks up North Asia private banking team; DBS expands team; Harvest Global adds HK staff; Taiwan FSC names chairman and many more.
Senior executives from China Investment Corporation and Silk Road Fund aim to invest huge sums into the Asia-to-Europe infrastructure project, but they admitted doing so is challenging.
Four foreign managers can now do business directly in China, with Fullerton looking to launch an equity fund and Man working on a quant strategy.
The risk posed by the flood of money into exchange-traded funds has been overstated, mostly by active managers, say market experts.
The Hong Kong arm of China Everbright Group aims to raise its offshore infrastructure fund to $1 billion through China insurers and European investors, and inject more assets into it.
The IFSWF chairman has exhorted his sovereign wealth fund peers to use their deep pockets and influence to address the world's long-term challenges.
The region's family offices are keen on real estate, equities and increasingly US private credit, according to a joint report by UBS and Campden Research.
Geopolitics often jolt markets but the impact is usually limited. Despite the high stakes, investors should remain calm in the wake of escalating US-North Korea tensions, say experts.