Bank of China's Hong Kong life insurance business has made an internal promotion to succeed Jennifer Kwan.
The US fund manager has recruited a sales head in Hong Kong from alternatives house Oaktree with a view to building a team and expanding its institutional client base in the region.
The insurer explained the value of data-as-a-service (Daas) and the implementation challenges in a webcast hosted by AsianInvestor.
The Canadian fund house has hired the experienced sales executive after the exits of Kim Jun-Ku last year and James Chen in July, as it looks to build its private markets business.
The de facto central bank plans to increase the liquidity level in its portfolio. Experts say this could mean cutting its alternative asset exposure while raising its allocation to bonds.
The variety of funds with the largest equity fund category for MPF members is in need of refinement, according to a Hong Kong-based research firm.
The C$205 billion Canadian pension fund is putting expertise in place to focus on various new areas in Asia.
Hong Kong tycoon Richard Li's Pacific Century Group conglomerate has moved Paul Carrett from life insurance subsidiary FWD to become chief investment officer of its operation.
The large Chinese insurer is adding investment, sales and operational staff to its Hong Kong asset management unit, reflecting a rising trend.
The pandemic has challenged local communities to such an extent that family offices are switching their priorities in terms of impact funding.
The MPFA is approving fund houses that will be introducing investment products for post retirement, while making other efforts to improve the pension system.
The two Canadian funds are fast ramping up headcount in Asia. Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has even set up another branch and hired a regional head of infrastructure from its rival.
Investor respondents to a new Schroders survey optimistically anticipate annual investment returns of 11.5% over the next five years.
Hong Kong's lack of stability is causing it to lose out to Singapore in the competition to manage and administer private family investments.
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Wealthy individuals are increasingly shifting assets out of the city and considering moving themselves elsewhere too, amid rising sanctions and lost confidence, say financial advisers.
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The value of real estate deals in China nearly doubled year-on-year in the second quarter, in stark contrast to big falls in property investment in Hong Kong, Korea and Singapore.
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