Beijing is keen to end the chaotic situation in Hong Kong and could fast-track efforts to de-emphasise its importance. But does it have a ready replacement? We ask seven experts.
Although the bill now appears shelved, Hong Kong has lost some of its competitive mojo to rival wealth management centre Singapore, leading to a gradual haemorrhaging of assets.
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The US firm's former Singapore chief is on gardening leave. Sources say he will take up an institutional client-focused role in Hong Kong at another large fund house.
The move is seen as unlikely to mean much change for asset owners in Asia Pacific, but fund managers will be keeping a close eye on how it develops.
The coronavirus pandemic are challenging investment strategies in more than one way. But the postponement of upcoming tighter regulations might provide a ray of light.
With oil-producing countries hit hard by the crude price crash, their state institutions will have to dump liquid assets and, by default, raise private market allocations, say industry experts.
Nine experts share their takes on how institutional investors can best respond to what seems to be a spiralling bond market rout.
The largest lifer in Taiwan is confident that it can buffer volatility in the equity market and will pay attention to good investment opportunities in domestic stocks.
The disease’s outbreak looks set to change the appeal of real assets as it forces a new way of living and working on people amid global lockdown.
As markets continue to gyrate, some of the island's larger insurers have sought to take advantage while smaller players are struggling with weaker capital positions.