The UK insurer has set up Aviva Financial Advisers in Singapore, but adoption of the fee-based model for advice in the city-state still seems some way off.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has set out recommendations from its Financial Advisory Industry Review. Insurers may be relieved the rules don't go as far as some expected.
And smaller financial advisory firms will see consolidation as a result of the city-state’s move to overhaul its laws on providing investment advice.
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German firm launches bankruptcy proceedings against Evergrande.
The new sustainable investment vehicle is expected to target more renewable projects in Latin America, Africa and South Asia.
Panellists at the Milken Institute Asia Summit discussed hedge funds and alternatives, while Steven Mnuchin, in holographic form, gave his view on the future of inflation and interest rates.
Inflation or stagflation? Rising prices have sent worries across the market. Investors want to be fully geared with the right assets in the portfolio.
NZ Super names head of portfolio investments; LGIAsuper CIO to depart; Fidelity Apac CIO to join Artemis; Willis Towers Watson expands investments team in Australia; Aviva Investors names real estate MD; UBS fixed-income portfolio managers to exit; Maitri adds investment counsellor; and more.
Investors should prepare for a greater sense of urgency and pressure to meet net-zero targets in their portfolio decision-making, say industry experts post-COP26.
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.
Asia’s private debt funding gap is spurring a growing wave of investment products to tackle remaining roadblocks for outsider financing.
Consistent returns is a must for Asian asset owners when it comes to selecting external managers, according to an AOI report. Information delivery also ranks high on the list.
North American family offices are drawn to Asia, while firms already in the region are also looking to increase investments, according to a new report.