Beijing’s interference in Hong Kong’s protests have raised the likelihood of worsening relations with the US. It would be wise to compromise.
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.
A new study by Aima and EY says that Asian hedge funds are more diverse than their European counterparts, but that they still need to do more.
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.
The authorities' reliance on the police to stamp out protests instead of negotiating is inciting greater violence from both sides. It could cause China to erode the city's high autonomy.
Faced with drastic regulatory changes, Hong Kong insurers that want to improve their solvency ratios should optimise their portfolios and review asset allocations, say experts.
The US asset manager has hired its first head of Asia insurance coverage, reflecting a trend among its peers. He starts on November 11 to tap this rapidly expanding client segment.
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.
Private equity professionals and the regulator appear divided over how fund managers should be licensed, potentially thwarting the city's aspirations to become a fund services hub.
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.
Asian countries are slowly closing the gap to peers elsewhere in terms of quality of retirement provision, but some regional heavyweights are struggling to progress, shows Mercer research.
Hong Kong may struggle to become Asia’s private equity hub despite tax incentives thanks to the city's deep-rooted issues, suggest investment industry executives.
Chinese asset owners and domestic managers gathered on September 18 in Beijing to discuss overseas investments in turbulent times.
Europe’s biggest pension fund manager has made a new hire in Hong Kong and will run more assets in the city as it ramps up its regional capabilities.
Hong Kong real estate prices were already starting to slide before the recent protests accelerated the drop. How far and fast could they fall?
The CIOs of Prudential Hong Kong and FWD outlined their investment approaches at the FundForum Asia event on Tuesday.
Investment into Hong Kong real estate plunged in the year to June 30, finds new research. And the prevailing political turmoil there may not bode well for future inflows.
Speaking at FundForum Asia yesterday, Hong Kong Housing Society’s head of treasury revealed the organisation’s plan to dial back its long-standing active strategy.
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 masks ban using colonial-era legislation further damages Hong Kong's democratic credentials. With no end to the turmoil in sight, the city's financial status continues to weaken.