In today’s difficult environment, it is more important than ever for asset owners to deploy their money effectively - which means holding money managers accountable for their performance. AsianInvestor recently held a webinar in partnership with eVestment, whose analytics experts presented their latest insights based on their datasets.
The pressure to beat benchmarks has never been greater amid markets plagued by coronavirus volatility. That's why asset owners should closely monitor their fund managers.
Amid 18 months of poor performance, China-focused strategies have suffered heavy outflows and will likely continue to see low demand this year, says eVestment's head of research.
Niche mandates offset otherwise dismal outflows as sovereign wealth funds pull back from portfolios in broad financial markets.
Hedge funds are having a bad year in general, but Asia-focused strategies are suffering the most, thanks to poor performance and negative sentiment on China, says eVestment.
The industry has seen its share of fund management rise amid good performance and renewed efforts to drive demand from institutional and foreign investors.