Towers Watson says managers should consider this concept as the case for CNH bonds is unattractive now. Separately, HSBC talks about opportunities in China's onshore RMB bond market.
The bank’s asset-management arm will start a renminbi bond fund targeting European investors in the fourth quarter, and continues its discipline of shuttering unpopular products.
Joanna Munro says she will focus on emerging markets and wealth management when she takes up her new role as Asia-Pacific CEO of HSBC Global Asset Management next May.
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The life insurer has promoted Fanda Ho to replace Ben Rudd, who recently moved to a new internal role.
Rest Super names two new investment heads; BlackRock names co-heads of sustainable investment for Apac; AIA appoints Cambodia chief; Barings names head of institutional sales for Greater China and SE Asia; MUFG hires Asia head of ESG finance; and more.
Swiss Re hires head of China asset management business; BlackRock deregisters its China WFOE; DWS names head of Apac insurance coverage; Amundi appoints first Asia sustainability officer; Manulife IM appoints senior portfolio manager for asset allocation; Morgan Stanley IM hires portfolio manager for A-shares; and more.
Backed by government action to remove regulatory bottlenecks, the city is moving swiftly to ensure ease of doing business for international firms.
The Canadian and Korean asset management operations of two life insurers have agreed to jointly take advantage of rising institutional investor demand for Asian alternative assets.
The two investors' new JV underlines Temasek's commitment to carbon neutrality, but other sovereign wealth funds are unlikely to follow with their own venture capital investments.
De-risking and green securitisation will help unlock much-needed institutional capital for sustainable infrastructure projects in Asia, say executives at multilateral development banks.
The Hong Kong-listed shares of mainland companies should receive more interest as Chinese pensions and global investors seek to benefit from relatively low valuations.
Special purpose acquisition companies (Spacs) have gained ground as financing vehicles for companies looking to go public. But Asian family offices have yet to make many investments.
The Canadian pension fund is transferring a senior portfolio manager from Singapore with a view to expanding and internationalising its capital markets team further.