The last regulatory hurdle to Ucits trading on Stock Connect was removed yesterday when Ireland's financial regulator set out the rules framework for Dublin-domiciled funds looking to buy Chinese A shares.
The ex-president of the European Commission has told a conference in Hong Kong that major structural reforms have put the EU on the path to growth. He also warned of the threat posed by extremist parties.
The head of the Irish Funds Industry Association, Pat Lardner, points to the potential of loan origination funds for Asian investors after new regulation from the nation's central bank.
The new fund is evidence of increased allocation to infrastructure by pension funds, says Anthony Fasso, CEO of AMP Capital International.
Irish firm Apex Fund Services is helping to nurture the relatively young mainland fund admin market.