Ku Yuen-Leung has had his licence suspended for 18 months in Hong Kong for making bid orders to inflate the share price of Agricultural Bank of China.
The trend in China towards passive investing bodes well for both asset managers' products.
The lion bank will have a 20% stake in the venture and an open doorway to tap ChinaÆs fast growing retirement market.
Bank of CommunicationsÆ Peng Chun is named chairman of the joint venture, while CEO David Lui becomes vice-chairman and is succeeded by Mo Tai Shang.
Second official seconded to China''s fifth-biggest lender.
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The two insurers say they are heavily scrutinising their external partners as they eye investing opportunities in high yield, alternative assets and ESG, in a webinar hosted by AsianInvestor.
The South Korean public pension fund aims to come up with new regulations before the end of 2020 so that it can have more trading tools available for currency management.
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Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan have struck a $1.25 billion partnership with Asian infrastructure developer Equis that is seen as bold and smart.
Making ESG analysis more focused and core to all investment processes is essential to overcome shortfalls in data and transparency amid growing appetite for bonds that meet sustainability goals, according to a virtual roundtable hosted by Eastspring Investments and AsianInvestor.
The Singapore sovereign wealth fund's CIO, Jeffrey Jaensubhakij, told a forum last week where he sees post-pandemic investment opportunities for 2021.
The Taiwanese pension manager's investment return rate has dwindled this year, so it is calling for AI-driven asset managers to help it expand its overseas assets exposure.