The prospect of a prolonged US-China trade war and the unrest in Hong Kong are concerns for American family investors, but they are not ready to cut allocations to Asia.
Fund managers face pressure for greater transparency on active ETF portfolios amid concerns about conflicts of interest with the system of internal market making
Listed companies are responding to pressure for greater disclosure on issues such as carbon emissions, according to the Japanese pension fund and its carbon index provider
Insurers in Taiwan are leading a rising level of interest in ETFs among north Asian countries, seeing the vehicles as convenient for targeting higher yields and hedging purposes.
As the political crisis in Hong Kong continues, investors and financial services professionals believe more individuals could move themselves and their wealth to Taiwan.
Online sales of funds in China are disrupting the dominance of commercial bank distribution but the latest tie-up between two giant firms has limited scope, say some analysts.