Regional bonds offer great interest to investors and issuer alike. Hong Kong’s bond market offers a rare opportunity, said speakers at a webinar.
The unwillingness of local real estate owners to drop prices despite the Covid-19 pandemic means that there are few investment opportunities to be found.
As Chinese pressure grows on its turbulent territory – both openly and behind the scenes – concerns are understandably rising among investment executives.
The island's bond ETF volumes have shot up over the past two years but they are likely to level off as new rules combine with less risk appetite among leading life insurers.
The hedge fund industry has been relatively slow to embrace environmental, social and governance (ESG). But this looks likely to change as asset owners increasingly demand it.
While the concept of factor investing has had some reassessment over the past year or two, industry participants argue that there are still rewards to be had from employing it.