The preferential treatment that reduces the cost of capital for Chinese insurers when they buy reinsurance in Hong Kong could change once the city adopts a new RBC regime.
The Dutch retirement asset manager is hiring investment staff for its first branches in Beijing and Shanghai in a pioneering move as it ramps up its expansion drive in Asia.
US state retirement funds are often cautious about building alternatives exposure in Asia, say industry experts. Staff compensation, funding ratios and heavy domestic bias are all factors.
The opening of China's capital markets to international investors is creating a challenge for American pension funds: how to invest there, especially in the midst of the current trade war?
Foreign investors face limitations on hedging and lending against their renminbi holdings at a time when their renminbi holdings are growing and the Chinese currency has depreciated.
In the first of a series of articles on American state retirement funds’ approach to investing in Asia, and particularly China, we look at the impact of growing tensions lately.
China’s remarkable consumption and technological trends are the tip of the iceberg; bigger business implications with potential to drive change globally lie out of sight a new report by The Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by PineBridge Investments highlights.
As part of their new advisory powers, asset managers are looking to provide a broader digital platform to compete with the disrupters.
The Scottish fund house has put a general manager and investment director in Shanghai, as well as a new Asia intermediaries executive in Hong Kong.
Infrastructure projects and private equity funds are among the assets they are looking at to boost investment returns, according to Moody’s, but the supply is constrained.
Investors also seem better able to pick passive onshore China equity-heavy products than active ones, finds Morningstar research.
Chinese investors have been flying to India in the past few months to check out VC and PE opportunities – can they follow in the footsteps of the Americans and Japanese?
Executives from leading asset owners and fund houses attended AsianInvestor's Institutional Investment Forum China to learn about the opportunities availed from new reforms.
Chinese asset owners and domestic managers gathered on September 18 in Beijing to discuss overseas investments in turbulent times.
Niche office investment in Beijing highlights German property investment firm's growing emerging Asian push after a multi-year expansion.
Beijing's increasing sensitivity around protests in Hong Kong is bringing the compromise international companies and investors take to invest in the nation to the fore.
The US state pension fund has made the decision as part of a review of its asset manager relationships with an eye on simplification, cost-efficiency and greater excess return.
The country's efforts to liberalise its fund management industry offer foreign asset houses opportunity, but there are several hurdles still in place to their onshore growth hopes.
Beijing is keen to end the chaotic situation in Hong Kong and could fast-track efforts to de-emphasise its importance. But does it have a ready replacement? We ask seven experts.
The race between foreign asset managers to gain market share is being turbo-charged by the country’s efforts to liberalise its investment industry.