As investors grapple to manage multi-asset portfolios amid today’s uncertainty, they are prioritising portfolio diversification and income via more traditional assets, according to an exclusive poll by AsianInvestor and S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI).
For smaller asset owners with limited internal capacity, bond indices can serve as a good proxy for fixed income ESG screening.
Underdeveloped derivatives markets in China may be holding back investor access to onshore bonds. Three specialists tell AsianInvestor what needs to be done.
Portfolio manager Bryan Collins does not expect to see mainland bonds included in global bond benchmarks for at least a year. He also plays down concerns about the onshore debt market.
China's bond market is likely to be included in global fixed income benchmarks next year, but investors remain cautious on mainland debt securities, says Pimco's Luke Spajic.
In the first of two articles on MSCI’s decision on including A-shares in its emerging-market indices, Chinese fund managers – and local media – argue that it should happen next month.
Stephan Flagel, head of indices, stresses the importance of technology, turnaround times and compliance for Thomson Reuters' bespoke index services.
The group has made two new hires – one for its index business and one on the analytics side – to strengthen its Asia operations.
BlackRock’s Anthony Chan suggests ways investors can take apart benchmark indices and put them back together again, better.
Following Paul Hoff’s retirement, the index provider hires asset-management veteran Yuji Ogino in Tokyo.
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S&P has further expanded its range of Asia-focused indices with two dividend products it has developed for providers of exchange-traded funds, one of which is set to underlie the first dividend ETF in Hong Kong.