Investment into Hong Kong's real estate plunged in the year to June 30, finds new research. And the prevailing political turmoil there may not bode well for future inflows.
The US state pension fund has made the decision as part of a review of its asset manager relationships with an eye on simplification, cost-efficiency and greater excess return.
Beijing is keen to end the chaotic situation in Hong Kong and could fast-track efforts to de-emphasise its importance. But does it have a ready replacement? We ask seven experts.
In the case of AustralianSuper, an $112 billion retirement fund, strong inflows are adding to the pressure to accelerate investment team growth.
The world's second-largest economy is set to continue growing at a faster pace than developed markets, but it must contend with bigger problems than before, say experts.
The asset management arm of Prudential Corporation Asia is ringing more changes at the top, including restructuring its investment department, amid ongoing talk of a potential sale.