The big Chinese insurer is about to fund its first global multi-asset portfolio, as chief investment officer Ben Deng continues a strategy revamp and eyes more foreign exposure.
Institutions such as the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank – and recent studies – are showing why and how investors should analyse the ESG performance of bonds and issuers.
Domestic asset managers are increasingly sophisticated and could become global players within 20 years, said the Asia chief executive of JP Morgan Asset Management.
The investment industry will remain fragmented despite the trend for more mergers, and Beijing is not motivated to lead an Asia funds passport, argues Michael Falcon.
Foreign investors are concerned less with Standard & Poor's downgrade of China's sovereign rating than a set of other factors, which are influencing their engagement with its debt market.
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