Increasing compliance costs are keeping Asian wealth managers up at night, according to a PwC survey. Wealthy women are also an important demographic to keep an eye on.
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The new sustainable investment vehicle is expected to target more renewable projects in Latin America, Africa and South Asia.
Despite the growing body of research that shows women-led funds have the potential to outperform benchmarks, asset managers are still overwhelmingly led by men.
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German firm launches bankruptcy proceedings against Evergrande.
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Income-oriented investors need higher yields and diversification – yet with manageable levels of risk. In the search for solutions, Simon England-Brammer of Nuveen outlines the potential for non-traditional assets in the portfolios of Asia Pacific asset owners today.