The island's life insurers are expected to sell more foreign-currency insurance policies and further lift their overseas investments when a government proposal is implemented.
Taiwan wants to lure wealthy investors' capital from Singapore and above all Hong Kong but it ideally needs lower tax rates to do so, says a senior local regulator.
With new rules coming into force soon that will likely curb the Taiwan insurance industry's appetite for bond ETFs, Cathay has pressed ahead before it is affected.
The FSC exclusively told AsianInvestor that it intends to divide the capital structure of local insurers into two tiers. Analysts believe this will make them more prudent investors.
AllianceBernstein, Allianz GI, Eastspring, Franklin Templeton, JP Morgan AM and Schroders again win programme awards in Taiwan. But there are concerns on potential polarisation.
Robo advisers in the country can now conduct automated portfolio rebalancing, as interest grows among local and foreign firms in entering the business.
Onshore service providers in Taiwan have been touting the country as an "unnoticed tax haven" as it is lagging on agreeing to the common reporting standard. Is that set to change?
Foreign fund houses' efforts to develop truly local businesses are starting to pay off; nine of the top 20 onshore products in Taiwan by net new flows this year were run by overseas firms.
AllianceBernstein, Allianz Global Investors, Eastspring, Franklin Templeton, JP Morgan AM and Schroders are tipped to benefit strongly from their new awards under Taiwan's 'deep-cultivation plan'.
Taiwan's launch of an online funds supermarket face challenges, partly from local banks. In the second part of a two-part series, industry observers suggest looking to China for ideas.
Taiwan's online funds supermarket, due for launch this month, faces opposition, but robo-advisers and IFAs may help boost its chances of success.
The deputy director-general of the securities and futures bureau at Taiwan's Financial Supervisory Commission discusses introducing alternative products and new types of ETFs.