Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) and Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) will soon unveil their initial study about transforming the city into a carbon trading hub that connects China with the rest of the world.
The new sustainable investment vehicle is expected to target more renewable projects in Latin America, Africa and South Asia.
Chief executive Eddie Yue highlights the urgency of providing greener banking system, and explains how Hong Kong could help Chinese green bonds issuers.
Measures to ensure continuity of investment management have been largely successful, but the situation requires constant monitoring to maintain efficiency, say asset owners.
The de facto central bank plans to increase the liquidity level in its portfolio. Experts say this could mean cutting its alternative asset exposure while raising its allocation to bonds.
The rise of environmental, social and governance issues to become a core aspect of the investment process has led to asset owners more closely examining fund manager claims.
Wealthy individuals are increasingly shifting assets out of the city and considering moving themselves elsewhere too, amid rising sanctions and lost confidence, say financial advisers.
As the Hong Kong Monetary Authority rotates senior staff roles, its $541 billion Exchange Fund has rebounded strongly from a first-quarter investment loss.
AsianInvestor discusses why the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and UniSuper won in their respective award categories of Reserves Management Institution and Pension Fund.
The head of risk for the de-facto central bank's investment portfolio explains why it is implementing ESG principles into its investing practices.
The city's regulator and central bank must introduce guidance and rules more aggressively if they want to show that Hong Kong is committed to green finance, say industry participants.
Hong Kong's de facto bank is planning to sign up to the UN's Principles of Responsible Investment. It recently allocated another $1 billion to the IFC’s MCPP infrastructure scheme.