Asian bond market investors face challenging times, but interest rates, credit selection, and local currencies create opportunities for alpha, according to Manulife Asset Management.
Fidelity International is understood to have created a Greater China head of investment solutions role, while Manulife AM’s international head of portfolio solutions has moved on.
The Canadian asset manager has poached Emily Chew from index provider MSCI for the global role in Hong Kong, amid rising asset owner interest in sustainable investing.
The Canadian insurance asset manager has lost a senior executive in Hong Kong as the group integrates its wealth and asset management units.
Shirley Lam has been promoted to head of affiliate wealth for Asia. Previously North Asia chief, Lam will now also lead distribution of the firm’s wealth solutions in Asia through tied distribution channels.
The firm's Asia asset management business intends to build a funds platform in Hong Kong to tap the opportunities offered by the upcoming mutual recognition scheme, its regional chief tells AsianInvestor.