Insurers are having to take more risk despite forthcoming tighter rules around the assets they can hold. Regulatory inflexibility is not helping product innovation, says BlackRock's David Lomas.
AsianInvestor's 7th Annual Asian Investment Summit at the Conrad Hotel in Hong Kong, May 23 and 24, 2012.
The former chief investment officer of the Korea Investment Corporation begins trading his Asian credit hedge fund in Singapore.
The Chinese fund houseÆs prospectus for its Asian equities product, slated for launch next week, indicates it will manage the fund without MOU partner State Street.
Mutual funds of global bonds, emerging-market equities and commodities enjoyed strong inflows in November.
One of the most experienced executives in electronic trading is to lead Chi-XÆs dark pool joint venture in Singapore.
The bankÆs Asian equities head says global institutional investors should apply for their own QFII quotas.
One of the regionÆs most experienced hands at electronic trading joins Macquarie Securities.
The firm intends to boost its Asian fixed-income capabilities and regional client servicing under the new leadership of Mark Lazberger and Michael Stapleton.
An upbeat mood in China and India helps to lift ING's investor sentiment index from pessimistic to neutral for the first time since its launch in the third quarter of 2007.
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.
Hedge fund group CQS appoints two new professionals to its Hong Kong office. David Kilgour and David Welsh will be involved in trading and algorithmic development respectively.