Two months after the official announcement of the Greater Bay Area's Wealth Connect, experts believe more needs to be done to strengthen regulatory cooperation and investor education.
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.
A survey of around 100 institutional investors across Asia in late 2019 - conducted by AsianInvestor and HSBC Global Asset Management - has revealed the appetite, trends, challenges, opportunities and a potential roadmap for Hong Kong dollar (HKD) bonds in portfolios.
Cecilia Chan, chief investment officer for fixed income at HSBC Global Asset Management in Asia-Pacific, explains why the firm's strategic outlook on Hong Kong dollar bonds remains positive.
Even the most active buyers of Hong Kong dollar (HKD) bonds want more from this asset in terms of liquidity, issuer diversity and tenor – otherwise it might become more marginalised in portfolios.
There is continued appetite for this asset class as a portfolio tool for investors to achieve specific goals such as matching liabilities and avoiding currency risk. But greater choice, more liquidity and higher yields are in growing demand.
Esther Ong discusses the challenges of investing in various asset classes and the market opportunities available for Malaysian investors.
Korean asset manager says the industry can't survive with products based on past market conditions after joining forces with high-conviction firm US firm to deliver pension solutions.
Despite fears over a US rate rise and vulnerable global economy, fund managers tell an AsianInvestor forum why the case for credit investing will remain underpinned for some time.
Women's involvement in family office affairs is largely felt in the area of philanthropy, speakers tell AsianInvestor's forum in Singapore, with the investment side of the business still dominated by men.
A revolution in products, fees and advice will come to Asia sooner or later, heads of the regional wealth management industry tell AsianInvestor's Fund Selector Forum in Singapore.
AsianInvestor hosted its fifth annual Southeast Asia Institutional Investment Forum at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore on December 3-4.