The value of real estate deals in China nearly doubled year-on-year in the second quarter, in stark contrast to big falls in property investment in Hong Kong, Korea and Singapore.
Experts believe the Korean pension fund could be ramping up internal staff to bring equities and fixed income inhouse, while focusing its external investing on alternatives.
The country’s state-affiliated investors are likely to increasingly seek joint ventures with Korea Investment Corporation as they look to build their internal knowledge bases, say experts.
The SAR's central bank and industry leaders tell AsianInvestor that reports of Hong Kong's demise have been greatly exaggerated.
Industry executives give their views on whether rival financial centres will be able to draw financial firms and investors away from north Asia's premier financial hub.
The Dutch firm has appointed its first insurance coverage specialist in Asia as well as a new institutionally focused Korea sales head and client portfolio manager for quant strategies.