As part of their new advisory powers, asset managers are looking to provide a broader digital platform to compete with the disrupters.
The offshore arm of China's Harvest Fund Management is considering expanding in Europe beyond its London branch as a Brexit contingency plan.
As the mainland funds industry undergoes a rapid transformation, its continued expansion will be driven by increasingly savvy retail investors, says Harvest Fund Management.
Harvest Global Investments has qualified for the Switzerland-Hong Kong mutual recognition of funds scheme, but the hard work is to come – and it will take time.
Bermuda-based Fidelity International is responding to rising concerns in the investor community about digital security.
The Chinese fund house is restructuring its international sales team, resulting in departures and hires. AsianInvestor spoke to Ashley Dale, chief business development officer.
Researchers see smaller Chinese life insurance companies following the big players in outsourcing more to external fund managers, including overseas.
GF Fund Management is the second Chinese fund house to receive regulatory approval for an office in London as mainland managers begin to realise their overseas ambitions.
Chinese fund houses are increasingly selling products via smartphone, but marketing mobile platforms does not come cheap, and competition is heating up.
Five new mutual funds worth a total of Rmb200 billion are believed to have been funded by the Chinese government to support the equity market after weeks of wild A-share price swings.
Deutsche Bank and Harvest Global Investments win approval for the first RQFII ETF under Ucits, expanding the programme to continental Europe.
After receiving its RQFII quota, Harvest Global Investments plans to launch its MSCI China A ETF in mid-October, saying it will offer the broadest access yet to the A-share market.