The ESG-focused agency said China's drive for more responsible investing would be enhanced by some of its asset owners becoming signatories of its investing principles.
The Chinese firm is postponing its UK plans due to Brexit-related uncertainty and lower foreign demand for RMB assets. Still, it expects mandates from European investors to start flowing soon.
After a bumper year, Guangzhou-based E Fund aims to launch more money-market and balanced funds in light of continued appetite for such strategies.
The listing comes after China’s first corporate bond default and a weakening in the RMB, but E Fund argues the former event will help the mainland high-yield debt market to develop.
Chinese fund management and securities firms say banks are charging up to 70% in trailer fees to distribute RQFII products, raising fears that little will be left after expenses.