As part of their new advisory powers, asset managers are looking to provide a broader digital platform to compete with the disrupters.
Dutch pension manager APG has joined up with E-Fund Management to offer an ESG A-share strategy. Others could follow as sustainable investing gains traction in China.
China's E Fund and US asset manager State Street Global Advisors have signed a partnership on product development. But how will it really benefit each of them?
The Chinese firm is postponing its UK plans due to Brexit-related uncertainty and lower foreign demand for RMB assets. Still, it expects mandates from European investors to start flowing soon.
China AMC ranked top in 2015 by outright profit, and Aegon-Industrial Fund by profit yield, but industry profitability is set to fall amid stricter rules and market volatility, according to new research.
As investors fret about China's slowdown and the pace of structural reform, they risk missing out on great opportunities in e-commerce and infrastructure, says Craig Chen, CIO of E Fund HK.
Britain’s EU exit may raise the cost of fund distribution in the region, force foreign asset managers to rethink European strategies and threaten the possibility of a China-UK Stock Connect.
After a bumper year, Guangzhou-based E Fund aims to launch more money-market and balanced funds in light of continued appetite for such strategies.
The former Hong Kong head of a mainland fund house has joined private equity firm JD Capital to build out its new wealth management unit, reflecting a rising trend.
As the fallout from last month's Shanshui Cement default continues, mainland asset managers are being urged to strengthen their credit analysis capabilities.
The Chinese firm's Hong Kong unit is seeking to have an RMB bond fund approved by Christmas as the first of several Ucits funds. It plans to open an office most likely in London.
The firm is seeking to provide direct primary and secondary market onshore China access to global investors after building its alternatives unit in preparation.