China's government will need to improve the second and third pillars of its retirement industry if it is to keep up with the needs of its fast-aging population. Here are some ways to do so.
The country is attempting to rapidly reform its pension system after failing to do enough for years. It needs to move quickly, to avoid growing poverty.
In an effort to stabilise and support its growing financial market, China is encouraging life insurers to set up local operations and has added more home-grown asset owners too.
Most international asset owners are likely to pick partners to help them invest into China's A-share market, as the stocks gain an increasing weighting in international indexes.
MSCI’s A-share inclusion will institutionalise and internationalise China's local share market. Global asset owners must work out how best to invest. Some are doing so internally.
Asset owners say there are several reasons behind their reluctance to invest into volatility index futures. They explained to AsianInvestor what they were.