Bond funds dominated investment performance last year, while equity funds were worst hit, particularly for India. BNP Paribas boasted the top fund of 2011, while CCB had the worst, according to Morningstar data.
Despite the launch of many new funds and six fund management firms, AUM still drops 12.5% with a negative performance on both the equity and fixed income side.
We publish our view on Asian asset management’s biggest hires of the year. Here you can find out who featured on our 25-strong shortlist, and who made the final cut.
We consider if the tide is turning for equity dividend-paying strategies and whether Asia will resist the multi-asset trend. We also question the EM currency story and reveal how trust providers have taken China by storm.
We consider today's topsy-turvy environment for investors, examine the funds industry in Taiwan and Korea, and in alternatives we look at strategies other than the equity hedge.
We present a gallery of pictures from our 2011 awards ceremony for investment performance, which was held at The Conrad hotel in Hong Kong.