If the Hong Kong crisis escalates and Beijing intervenes, what would the repercussions be?
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The world's biggest fund house is making changes to its management and sales setup in Taiwan after a sharp fall in its assets under management there since end-2017.
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The aspirations of Hong Kong to become a viable private equity fund domicile face competition from Singapore, which is already more advanced in its plans.
Hong Kong's incoming solvency rules for insurers will have a big impact on their fixed income portfolios just as they will on their higher-risk asset holdings, warn industry experts.
The fund house is seeking a replacement for Gregory Suen. Research firm Morningstar suggests the firm's Asia bond strategy could benefit from being less conservative.
Another long-standing staffer has left the Hong Kong-based fund house after a series of senior departures and reshuffles, and is understood to be joining a rival.
Experienced family office investors feel technology valuations are over-inflated in some areas, so are being increasingly selective about what they invest in, and where.
The Chinese currency's breaching of a key level against the dollar has sparked market turmoil and will be posing some tough questions for asset owners.