A July survey of 177 institutional investors by Preqin showed an overwhelming majority believe equity markets are at a peak and could see a big correction soon.
The high-profile departure of the chief executive of Hong Kong's flagship carrier will only underline foreign investor concerns about the risks of doing business in China.
A string of rate cuts by countries trying to catch up with the US Federal Reserve is narrowing investment options.
Asset owners have been caught between a rock and a hard place. Volatile equity markets are forcing them into fixed income but options are fast dwindling.
Asset owners, lawyers and fund managers believe rising violence surrounding the protests in Hong Kong will hurt its financial appeal and could cause investors to relocate to Singapore.
AIA’s Group CIO Mark Konyn believes some investors haven't sufficiently considered the governance trade-offs of private assets, or their illiquidity in tougher times.