The fund house hopes to launch a long/short multi-asset strategy this year, but is finding it hard to raise money for its multi-asset income product in Hong Kong amid A-share volatility.
Baring Asset Management is weighing up the best China entry point, including a joint venture or a wholly-owned office, as it looks to establish a physical presence on the mainland.
Managers of US equity portfolios, usually an optimistic lot, are more cautious than their peers on the fixed-income side.
BNP Paribas Investment Partners has hired Ryohei Shimazaki from Baring Asset Management as Japan head. He replaces Tino Moorrees, who is now running Hong Kong.
The firm is proposing to launch a range of locally domiciled funds by early 2015 to capitalise on the pending HK-China mutual recognition scheme. We talk to regional CEO Gerry Ng.
The risks posed by China's onshore bond market are clearer than ever as it becomes accessible to more investors, suggest speakers at a recent forum in Hong Kong.
The UK fund house aims to invest in the mainland's fixed income markets via the RQFII programme, but sees potential over-supply of quota as an issue.
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The UK fund house is underweight Chinese equities due to growth concerns, and has increased exposure to US and Japanese equities, expecting monetary easing to continue.
The UK fund house sees appetite for emerging market exposure, particularly China, and multi-asset allocation after completing its acquisition of SEI Asset Korea.
The days when the stigma of failure was attached to product closures are long gone as managers adapt to market realities after the global financial crisis, says Baring Asset Management.