Asset owners, lawyers and fund managers believe rising violence surrounding the protests in Hong Kong will hurt its financial appeal and could cause investors to relocate to Singapore.
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The backdrop for Hong Kong dollar bonds appears supportive for those investors seeking tried-and-tested assets to weather the uncertain macro outlook.
There are any number of reasons why asset owners should be careful of rushing into the fast-proliferating range of technology company listings in China and Hong Kong.
As the political crisis in Hong Kong continues, investors and financial services professionals believe more individuals could move themselves and their wealth to Taiwan.
Beijing's rescue of the collapsed Baoshang Bank has led some investors to seek out bond investments, relying on the implicit desire of the government to prevent a credit crisis.
As volatility returns sparked by the ongoing US-China trade dispute, investors require a compass to measure risks of Chinese companies listed on Hong Kong’s stock market.
Despite the market's improved mood music, investment experts have reined in their expectations for this weekend's Osaka summit and remain wary of the economic downside.
Although the bill now appears shelved, Hong Kong has lost some of its competitive mojo to rival wealth management centre Singapore, leading to a gradual haemorrhaging of assets.
Hong Kong-based Zerobridge is set to join the swelling ranks of investment houses and asset owners tapping direct lending opportunities in the region.
CLSA Capital Partners is eyeing the potential for foreign firms to participate in direct lending in China, amid a rising focus on private debt in Asia.
Singapore or Hong Kong may appeal to private equity managers for fund domiciling, as other offshore jurisdictions bring in stricter economic substance rules, thus reducing their attraction.
Investment and finance executives say the city’s government may have damaged its image as a financial centre with its push to pass an unpopular extradition law.
Asset owners from around the region convened in Hong Kong in May to discuss future investment strategies.
The overseas investment arm of China's second-largest life insurer aims to rapidly expand international investing and its third-party business, the group's co-CIO told AsianInvestor.
After 16 years at Fidelity International, the fund house’s lead China fixed income manager will move to US rival Invesco, according to a well placed industry source.
Alternatives allocation is surging among asset owners, but this focus is causing several red flags. CIOs say the risk can be mitigated by investing in both public and private markets.
AIA’s group CIO said at AsianInvestor’s Asian Investment Summit that there's now a “massive gravitational pull towards passive” since active managers aren't proactive enough.
The US fund giant has hired the former China head of institutions of rival Janus Henderson as it works to build up its mainland business.
Managers should expect more frequent and detailed requirements from asset owners in order to attract capital, delegates heard at AsianInvestor’s Asian Investment Summit in Hong Kong.