Henry Lin, president of Fubon Asset Management and Sitca chairman, expects some 20 ETFs and up to 30 multi-asset funds to be launched in Taiwan this year, including several by his firm.
Taiwan is seeking to build its status as a renminbi investment hub, such as by launching dual-currency trading counters and considering relaxing rules such as the RMB conversion cap.
While rules imposed after Lehman Brothers’ bankruptcy cause discord among fund firms, there’s evidence to suggest mutual funds are benefitting from improved investor confidence.
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