South and Southeast Asia have been an oasis of calm amid global uncertainty, but can the region maintain this level of calm? Five fund managers offer their views.
Malaysian asset managers' share of global sharia-compliant funds could overtake that of firms based in Saudi Arabia, according to AsianInvestor's annual ranking this year.
Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka are new markets for the UK fund manager. Meanwhile, algorithms need to adapt to new trading hours in the region, says its Asia head of trading.
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The local regulator is introducing new rules to discourage wealth managers from constantly shifting investor assets into new funds. But some believe the practice will continue.
The country's elimination of limits on qualified foreign institutional investor and RQFII investments is welcome and could help encourage better governance and transparency.
In an exclusive interview with AsianInvestor, the CIO of FWD Group explains why new risk charges need to be reasonable if Hong Kong insurers are to fulfil their duties.
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The local regulator is preparing proposals that aim to make Taiwan as appealing as Singapore and Hong Kong as a wealth hub. Challenges abound though.
The growth of fixed income ETF instruments has been robust, so it’s of little surprise investors have concerns over the risks entailed. Here we dispel a few myths about the investment vehicle.
AsianInvestor is announcing the winners of its sixth Institutional Excellence Awards. We begin by unveiling the top asset owners in each major Asia Pacific market.
The approaches to downside protection vary, but in Asia and the US they include paring illiquid holdings and increasing allocations to unconstrained and low-volatility strategies.
Japan’s public pension fund is testing new technology on its investment portfolio, which is advancing its plans to add artificial intelligence into its investment management.