New World Development becomes the first Asian corporate to issue a USD-denominated dual-tranche social and green offering in the public bond markets.
The bank has acquired a plot of virtual land in Animoca Brands-owned metaverse, The Sandbox, providing it with a new way to engage with potential and existing clients.
The chair of the National Council for Social Security Fund of China said the fund must grasp investment opportunities in technology; Australian institutional investors commit $38 billion to UK's green energy transition; Hang Seng Investment Management takes over management of Hong Kong's largest exchange-traded fund from State Street Global Advisors; and more.
Stable governments and the absence of public violence and unrest are paramount for family office investors seeking to grow and protect their wealth.
As Hong Kong continues to struggle with the pandemic, Singapore looks destined to become the region’s family office hub.
For Chinese investors aiming to divest their onshore assets, Renminbi-denominated stocks in Hong Kong might not be a better option.
Proximity to China and strong government support maintains Hong Kong’s status as Asia’s financial center, particularly for family offices.
Hong Kong and Shanghai bourses lagged their global rivals in fund raising in 2021, but that could all change this year.
A survey on the financial future of Hong Kong, prepared for a government agency, glosses over the thornier issues of concern to global firms currently making contingency plans.
Sun Life considers launching second ESG fund in Hong Kong as it banks on the growing theme; NPS lowers exposure to large-cap and other domestic shares; Temasek's Vertex Technology Acquisition Corporation becomes first special purpose acquisition company on the Singapore Exchange; and more
Hong Kong’s Mandatory Provident Fund recorded investment losses for 2021 as local and mainland Chinese equities underperformed, but experts eye other headwinds for the coming year.
The Covid-19 variant is unlikely to cause distress for investors banking on global recovery, but quarantine restrictions in Hong Kong are set to put the bite on any comeback.