Choo Heung Sik, CIO at Korea Investment Corporation, says continued references to the fund's failed $2bn stake are blind to its progress since. He outlines big alternatives plans and structural changes.
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The former Merrill Lynch prime broker has joined the UK bank in Hong Kong as a managing director.
Meanwhile, a net number of investors are overweight Japan for the first time in 19 months, while Europe suffers a further sell-off, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch's March survey.
Gabriel Butler moves from ITG to strengthen the US bank's electronic platform in Hong Kong.
Stephen Corry replaces Tony Stanton as Asia chief investment officer of Merrill's wealth arm, while Wilson So joins as head of North Asia global wealth management advisory.
The CIO of the Korea Investment Corporation explains why the Merrill Lynch deal will work out, as well as his views on hedge fund fees and other topics.
Joanne Bryant-Rubio joins Merrill Lynch from CLSA in London.
Temasek says Ho Ching will stand down as CEO later this year and be replaced by former BHP Billiton boss Charles Goodyear.
Merrill Lynch prefers equity markets in China and Korea, and says the best-of-breed investment theme will lead to outperformance.
Merrill LynchÆs latest fund manager survey shows the outlook for the world economy is no longer as gloomy as it has been in previous months.
Merrill Lynch expects central banks to ease up on accumulating reserves and transfer more funds to sovereign wealth funds.
According to the new BRICycle, India offers the greatest long-run promise while China has the best prospects for a consumption boom.