The Hong Kong retirement industry veteran explains the reasons for his departure and says he is open to opportunities in Asia's private pension sector.
The controversial mechanism within Hong Kong's Mandatory Provident Fund scheme is to be removed by 2024. This is seen as good news for pension savers and asset managers.
The former Asia head of Merian Global Investors – formerly Old Mutual Global Investors – has just joined the Chinese asset manager.
Hong Kong's seeming indifference to environmental, social and governance principles could rapidly shift to heavy engagement, courtesy of China's rising interest in green finance.
By raising ESG reporting standards and developing more green investment products, the city regulator hopes to minimise "greenwashing" and lift investor interest in the sector.
The Swiss private bank is understood to have lured an executive from BlackRock to succeed Johann Santer, who joined Fidelity International last month.
Government initiatives, strong equities returns, and acquisitions were some of the key drivers to AUM growth for asset owners in Australia, China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.
The HKMA warns that the global investment environment will become more challenging in the second half of the year, after posting an investment loss of HK$7.7 billion in the last quarter.
The $1 trillion US fund house is fast adding staff in Hong Kong across investment and sales, as other asset managers consolidate or retrench in the region.
The former deputy head of Hong Kong’s securities regulator will join ICI, in a move tipped to increase the investment industry trade group's influence in the region.
Hong Kong continues to expand as an investment management centre, shows data from its markets regulator. But the annual survey also suggests investor caution is rising.
The central bank opened its HK$10 billion life annuity scheme for registration today, and will use several of its divisions to invest the premiums and manage the risks they incur.
The MPFA is set to review contribution level amounts in July, as well as propose other measures. We asked four experts where they feel reform is most needed in the MPF system.
Lazard Asset Management has hired an Asia veteran to look after regional distribution. He comes from rival Capital Group, amid other changes at the latter firm.
The US firm’s investment management arm sees its co-head of Asia-Pacific and regional head of distribution move on.
A pilot project to give young women the chance to apply for internships in India is to be taken as the basis for a wider global roll-out, backed by of some of the world’s largest asset owners.
Gregoire Picquot has switched insurance firms, with Axa Asia CIO Boris Moutier understood to have assumed an expanded role.
Leading asset managers and service providers from across Asia gather in Hong Kong to celebrate the best in the industry.
The cream of Asia's asset management industry gathered in Hong Kong to honour outstanding achievements.
Yields and improving fundamentals indicate the Asian local currency bond market is well placed in 2018 according to State Street Global Advisors.