Life insurance firms in the country look set to allocate more assets into local fixed-income rather than venture overseas, even as more foreign players buy local players.
The national security law looks set to forever change how the Asian financial centre functions, and not in a good way. Candour is set to diminish, and social tensions may rise.
Investment professionals face an array of market changes. They need to start reskilling now if they are going to be ready.
The firm is set to fill the vacancy left by Mandy Chan with a hire from BNP Paribas Asset Management, which is promoting internally to cover her departure.
Investment experts for multiple asset classes reveal to AsianInvestor how asset owners can best shield their portfolios against likely market volatility.
The Dutch firm has appointed its first insurance coverage specialist in Asia as well as a new institutionally focused Korea sales head and client portfolio manager for quant strategies.
Consultancy bfinance says emerging market focused investors should consider several strategies for China to avoid adding too much risk.
Insurers from the country face increasing risks in the local equity market, but they may have to take them with fixed income returns set to diminish further due to a lower interest rate.
An investor sentiment survey by Bank of America Securities reveals investors are regaining enthusiasm for emerging markets and predicts a potential sustained rebound.
More asset owners are looking to support healthcare private equity funds amid the pandemic. But aspiring funds also face rising competition, increasing asset costs and geopolitical risk.
PNB chief steps down, citing harassment; Barings hires first Asia property head to build new platform; AMP Capital names new CEO; ex-Value Partners exec joins HeungKong Financial; Brian Lou will run new UBS China bond fund; MSCI raids JP Morgan for Greater China head; Credit Suisse appoints heads of onshore China and of Asia Pacific trading; and more.
The unwillingness of local real estate owners to drop prices despite the Covid-19 pandemic means that there are few investment opportunities to be found.
Asian bonds' appeal is seen to be rising among institutional investors but there are lessons to learn too. Five experts have shared their opinions.
The pandemic is set to reduce globalisation, explode debt burdens and cut traditional returns. Investors need to adapt, but opportunities will emerge amid as the pandemic subsides.
Asset owners looking to diversify portfolio risk with hedge funds may see limited gains or even losses as the Covid-19-induced financial crisis renders fundamentals irrelevant.
Having shrunk its active equity and alternative investment teams, the asset management arm of Prudential Corporation Asia is increasing its focus on passive strategies.
The bond fund manager does not plan to replace him. It has seen several senior-level hires and departures in the region in recent months.
Asset managers and asset owners alike should not rely on ESG specialists from abroad, as developing local expertise is critical in the market, said KPMG and HKIFA.
For our final set of award descriptions we reveal our top hedge fund manager, the best institutional solutions provider, Asia's top fund house and the asset manager of the year.
We unveil the reasons for why we chose the first half of this year's marquee award winners, as part of our annual Asset Management Awards.