The Taiwan pension fund is not planning to use currency derivatives to counter US dollar volatility, despite some of its board advisers suggesting it should do so.
High prices, strict capital controls, renminbi weakening and over-supply concerns are all cited as factors hurting offshore flows into mainland commercial real estate.
The HKEF's managers say it is unrealistic to expect the fund to engage in short-term trading, and that it needs to avoid being easily unsettled by market fluctuations.
Plans to open up the countryÆs financial markets will make it easier to sell a wider range of products, including offshore funds, locally.
While foreign firms like Invesco seek QFII licences, some local fund mangers find QFII accounts lucrative.
In a radical departure, Chinese state-owned firms are seeking to hire foreigners for top positions. Shanghai-based Integer Consulting founders Matthew Maslin and Dang Xinhua explain.