Investment experts were not surprised by chief executive Carrie Lam's policy address focus on China-focused wealth management, but some feel the goal to expand Reits is promising.
Regional real estate assets could fall in 2021, and investors are capturing opportunities from the down-trending market, according to a new survey by Urban Land Institute and PwC.
US-based TIAA’s investment arm is ramping up its Asia presence after posting a record regional inflow of assets this year, its global CEO and Asia head tell AsianInvestor.
Tax reform is part of the Suga administration's latest moves to lure financial firms away from Hong Kong, but it will still be a long way to build itself as a global financial centre.
China and 14 other Asia Pacific markets have joined the world’s largest trade bloc, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership. Investors are ready to embrace the benefits.
New MPF rules allow asset managers to access China's booming stock markets, but current high valuations are keeping investors at bay.
A combination of relatively strong economic fundamentals and appealing yields is attracting the attention of asset owners in the region and beyond.
HSBC Global AM loses Apac head of consultant relations; Freeman Tsang resurfaces at Pictet AM; Ogier starts ESG practice in HK; Odey raids Newton to set up EM equity team; JLL names head of China capital markets; Equities First appoints heads of South Korea and Thailand.
As investor interest in sustainable assets continues to rise, a big challenge is how to ensure fund managers live up to their ESG claims.
The encouraging news about an effective Covid-19 vaccine has strengthened investors’ belief in the recovery prospects of the region's economies and financial markets.
The largest-ever turnout in a US presidential election has led Joe Biden to overthrow Donald Trump. Fund managers and other industry experts offer views on the investment implications.
Another two senior executives, who oversaw private equity investment and wholesale clients, have left the firm following Franklin Templeton’s takeover of rival fund house Legg Mason.
Institutional investors in Europe are looking to invest more into emerging market high yield bonds in an effort to boost returns, despite the additional risk they entail.
With a quota increase of up to $10 billion for China's outbound QDII scheme in the offing, in which asset areas could mainland investors see value?
Regional investors were more bullish than their global counterparts in October, although they remain overall cautious, according to the State Street Investor Confidence index.
One week away from the US presidential election, investors and experts believe a likely Biden victory would mean more negotiation and potentially a weaker US dollar.
Aberdeen Standard Investments' head of Asia Pacific on how crises and consolidation have affected the investment industry and why his firm first chose Singapore as its regional base.
The Chinese government will next week discuss its economic and social development plan for 2021 to 2025 against a volatile global backdrop. Investment experts are mulling potential outcomes.
The Malaysian state-linked unit trust manager has given factor-based global equity mandates to three fund houses and is mulling investing into new types of illiquid assets, say sources.
The IMF has called for greater investment in infrastructure. We asked experts about what investments may arise heading into 2021, and whether they would appeal to investors.