Investors from China and the US are expected to continue buying assets in each other’s markets despite the blacklist of Chinese firms with military and surveillance ties.
Greater China investors plan to increase exposure to exchange-traded funds, a new report finds, as HKEX waives fixed-income ETF fees and lists first ETF cross-listing with Shanghai.
The new chair of the Mandatory Provident Fund Authority wants to usher in wider investment choices. While well-intentioned, they could create new risks, warn experts.
Regional investors look set to seek more investments in the asset class, especially from North America and Asia, say senior executives at asset owners and fund houses.
Some pensions from the country have indirectly invested into China via pan-Asia funds, while a few European pension investors have sold Chinese stocks over ESG concerns.
More can be done to support the scalability of the programme and engagement with individuals, experts say, although they believe the pension gap is not inherently “urgent”.