Chinese regulators are putting up unnecessary barriers to fund managers wanting to take advantage of mutual recognition of funds between Hong Kong and the mainland, believe industry experts.
The family office believes that it's easier to use environmental, social and governance principles to invest in emerging markets, as it can better support sustainable development.
The Hong Kong-based family office is a relative rarity, in that it is encouraging both impact and sustainability-themed investing across its portfolio. It hopes to see more.
The Thai pension fund's move is part of a growing trend for Asian institutions to adopt ESG practices across their investment portfolios.
Despite the recent global sell-off in company shares, markets are still not pricing in a possible explosion of volatility as US rates approach a key inflexion point, say some market experts.
As rival exchanges vie for control of key aspects of the cross-border system for trading ETFs, Hong Kong's regulator attempts to move the market forward in other ways