Asia

Weekly roundup of people news, Oct 30

Gam loses Asia intermediary sales head; Schroders hires in private bank sales; Somerset Capital poaches China duo from Dymon; RBC Wealth hires two fixed income experts; HSBC PB raids Citi for Apac credit advisory head; ESR adds investment manager in Shanghai; Omfif names new Apac head; TMF names China/Taiwan fund services head and more.

Indexed investment – New perspectives on China’s bond market

Amid global growth in fixed income ETFs, RMB bond index funds have shown rapid growth in the past three years. By the end of June 2020, there were 133 domestic bond index funds with a total value of ¥455.5 bn in China - 23 times greater than in 2018 - and 27 overseas-listed RMB bond ETFs with a total value of ¥53.6 bn, 99% of which comprised Chinese government bonds and policy bank bond ETFs.

Weekly roundup of people news, Oct 23

Federated Hermes adds Asia, Australia/New Zealand sales heads; Eastspring, Nomura AM, Aberdeen name new Taiwan chiefs; Peak Re hires first chief economist; CBRE names HK investment property head; Campbell Lutyens appoints senior adviser in Singapore; and more.

Insto roundup: Ex-LTAT boss eyes Kwap top job; NPS to lead stock buying

Ping An raises $875m for two funds via subsidiaries; Dai-Ichi Life invests $100m into renewable power fund; Korea Post to hire two managers for US corporate bond mandate; NPS and other Korea pensions to begin buying stocks again; Temasek, Goldman Sachs buy into maker of fake meat; Former LTAT CEO eyes top jub at Kwap; Taiwan's PSPF sees investment income fall 65% over eight months and more.