Fee levels take on a much greater significance in periods of low returns, which is a key reason for Asia-Pacific investors' growing interest in smart beta, factor-based strategies.
Hong Kong’s Hospital Authority Provident Fund Scheme made its first smart-beta allocation last month, reflecting a growing focus on such strategies among institutional investors in Asia.
The latest issue contains our annual AI300 listing of Asia’s largest asset owners; analyses China's continued wait for inclusion in MSCI’s key global EM indices; considers the future of robo-advisors and fund supermarkets; and features a Q&A with Heman Wong of Hong Kong's Hospital Authority Provident Fund Scheme.
Hong Kong’s Hospital Authority Provident Fund, Jardine Matheson’s pension scheme and Timor-Leste’s investment fund discuss their challenges.
The Malaysian sovereign wealth fund waits just a month for its $250 million QFII quota. It is one of five foreign institutions to get a new batch of allowances totalling $700 million.
DBS Hong Kong will consult Pao regarding its structured products strategy; MPFAÆs Heman Wong fills her previous role.