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.