With increasing demand from professional and institutional investors for ESG-friendly crypto products, a number of purely blockchain-focused venture capitalist funds and hedge funds have emerged in the markets.
The regulation, which is now in the final implementation phases, will likely give institutional investors and asset managers a hard time as initial margin calculation is highly technical.
Pandemic-fuelled turbulence and policy risk concerns will have little impact on the long-term investment value of the China stock market, making it attractive to international investors.
Asian institutional investors were generally more optimistic about post-pandemic economic recovery but only 33% were confident about achieving their short-term objectives.
Australian regulator sues Statewide Super and Rest Super; Kate Farrar to lead merged Energy Super and LGIA Super; KIC appointed Kim Jintae to lead absolute return team; Taiwan's BLF appoints new director-general; GIC, Temasek to benefit from tech IPO surge and more.
China insurers may get higher equity investment limit; Japan insurers eye more foreign exposure; Khazanah targets 60%-plus offshore allocation; global institutions look to add real assets; and more.