Enhanced Investment Products will today launch a product based on a CLSA dividend-focused strategy amid hopes that Asian regulators are becoming more open to new types of ETF.
Shanghai Stock Exchange is offering incentives to spur improved domestic payout ratios, but a change in investor thinking is not expected overnight.
Institutional investors are buying a broader range of assets to meet income needs, including emerging market credit, high-yield bonds and high-dividend equities.
The fund manager's global head of client relationships is counting on institutional flows for growth in the iShares business.
Both Hong Kong and Singapore introduced products this week based on the dividends of listed stocks. FTSE’s Jamie Perrett points to growing interest in the region.
The fund aims to identify undervalued and high yielding stocks to capture Asia's high growth potential for investors.