MSCI strives to power better investment decisions enabling the investment community to increase their exposure to Chinese equities by giving them more access to A shares.
Investors should embrace a different way of investing which may reduce directionality while offering the potential for enhanced diversification and truly uncorrelated alpha.
Having won a master agent licence in Taiwan, Pioneer Investments has since last week been able to sell funds directly to distributors.
Pioneer Investments bolsters its business development and sales team in Asia-Pacific, and is also likely to seek to hire some Asian debt specialists to be based in London.
The asset manager's regional head, Jack Lin, is busy finding new staff and looking to set up distribution partnerships across several countries.
Jack Lin is the new head of Asia and the Middle East for Pioneer Investments, a unit of UniCredit. He says he will focus on increasing institutional business in the region.