Amundi is launching the world’s largest emerging markets green bond fund with IFC. Here's what it could achieve.
The global market for green bonds has expanded rapidly, however the involvement of the private sector in emerging markets remains limited, and this has curbed funding for climate-smart developments, according to Amundi.
Stuck between a need for yield and concerns about risk, institutional investors are recognising the benefits of a Smart Beta approach, according to Amundi.
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The private bank is bringing in a bond market veteran as chief investment officer, with the current incumbent set to take on another role.
Global fund houses have been expanding their coverage of Asia's fast-growing insurance segment, but may find smaller firms more fertile ground than the bigger players.
Speculation is rife that Chinese insurer Ping An is eyeing the Asian division of British peer Prudential, but other outcomes are being mooted. What would this mean for each firm?
The world's biggest asset manager has transferred a senior executive from Hong Kong to Singapore as part of its regional restructuring of client coverage.
Aberdeen SI names HK chief; StanChart PB poaches DBS pair; Citi PB hires alts director in Singapore; Heitman appoints Apac acquisitions director; BlackRock hires India private credit MD; VP Bank hires SE Asia PB chief.
T. Rowe Price caps Asia buildout with reshuffle; Transamerica Life Bermuda appoints Singapore CEO; BNP Paribas WM loses China market head; Susi Partners names Asia investment head; Point72 loses portfolio manager, and more
The Swiss private bank is understood to have lured an executive from BlackRock to succeed Johann Santer, who joined Fidelity International last month.
Domestic asset managers have high hopes as the third pillar of China’s pension system is opened up to them. Educational challenges lie ahead though.
A new report by Broadridge shows a sharp slowdown in fund sales in the second quarter as investors consider their next move more carefully.
DBS's Pierre DeGagne explains the rationale behind having a slimmer funds platform and the challenges of getting clients to implement investment ideas in their portfolios at the right time.