Axa's Mark Tinker reckons the latest Stock Connect moves are part of a deliberate Chinese policy to calm down the Shanghai market while boosting longer-term ambitions for international capital.
Minority investors in Chinese family-owned companies must somehow evaluate intangible assets if they are to avoid losses, warns a professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
The bankÆs Asian equities head says global institutional investors should apply for their own QFII quotas.
Malaysia becomes a candidate for potential upgrade in FTSE GroupÆs Global Equity Index Series, while China A-shares and Taiwan miss out on promotion this year.
The Hong Kong alternative investment firm will concentrate on distribution for the rest of this year as Paul SmithÆs seed temporarily runneth dry.
Hong Kong hedge fund Tribridge has hired John Liptak from Bank of America to run its new fund.
Marco PoloÆs Alan Landau expects 2009 to be a return to happier times for A-share investors.
Speaking at the CLSA conference in Hong Kong, bearish Dr Marc Faber refrains from saying æI told you soÆ, and remains pessimistic about the global outlook for markets and economies.
Head of investment strategy at AMP Capital Investors, Shane Oliver, says although managing inflation and interest rates is a challenge, they wonÆt have a great long-term impact on the regionÆs equity markets.
As people in Asia and other emerging markets get richer, the strategies being devised to profit from the effects of their wealth are becoming more surgical.
Alternative investment firms are exploring direct and indirect ways of tapping into the Russian infrastructure theme.
Chris McGuire of Phalanx Japan Asia Multistrategy Fund has found that volatility can be a blessing.