Fund managers say the global hunt for yield is exacerbating the liquidity problems in Asian bond markets and have their doubts about how the issue can be resolved.
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Tobias Bland, the firm’s CEO, sees no reason why it can’t list its Chimerica ETF on the mainland bourse, but takes a fresh swipe at the fund approvals process in Hong Kong.
Exchange-traded funds have faced several obstacles in Asia, but liquidity, transparency and affordability have improved, and investors are taking notice, says financial information services firm Markit.
China emerges as the top choice among emerging markets for short sellers, while hedge fund traders also predict a fall in Japanese healthcare and IT companies.