ETFs tracking technology themes received the largest share of fund flows over 2021, as China takes third place in thematic fund market size behind Europe and the US.
Taiwanese equity technology funds draw new capital for the seventh quarter as investors turn selective on fixed income funds.
In part two of our article on automated fund selection tools, some think new market entrants will compete with research houses. But the incumbents are seen to possess key advantages.
In the second of a two-part story, China's fund regulator wants to help fund of funds proliferate, but relatively few onshore firms have enough fund variety to create the products.
The rise of exchange-traded funds is leading to more complex underlyings and more issuers entering the ETF market. But this also means investors must do more due diligence, says Morningstar.
Central bank buying has boosted the market for strategic-beta exchange-traded products, with Japan the out-and-out regional leader by assets under management, notes Morningstar
The research firm has hired a hedge-fund-of-funds analyst to lead its investment management teams across China, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Distributors should not simply take the easy route of onboarding big, well established Chinese funds and managers, says Morningstar, because smaller strategies may well provide better returns.
Julius Baer funds head quits; BMO hires ex-Rothschild MD; JP Morgan AM names Japan president; Credit Suisse makes private banking hire; Aviva appoints Taiwan head; and CBRE names new Asia CEO.
Most A-share ETF shares traded on average at a 10% discount during the recent turmoil on China's markets, according to new data from a research house.
Korea has been ranked as one of the best markets in the world for fund investors alongside the US, according to new research. But China has received the lowest grade due to its restrictive market and high fees.
Senior female presence in the Asian asset management industry is still poor, according to new research. But women enjoy higher rates of gender equality in Asian financial centres than their US counterparts.