The old stimulus playbook, which involved cheap lending and a massive push to infrastructure to boost the economy, is no longer relevant, according to institutional investors. So what can China's government do this time around?
The new China-Singapore Green Finance Taskforce is expected to facilitate easier access to green bonds in both markets through stock exchange connections and digital trading.
A bullish message of Hong Kong's re-emergence was conveyed by a stellar cast of speakers at the Global Leaders' Summit.
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC is leading a $240 million Series D funding round for open source technology company Grafana Labs; South Korea’s Yellow Umbrella Mutual Aid Fund is seeking managers for a $328 million real estate mandate; Hong Kong's Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) posted HK$76.2 billion loss in the first quarter of 2022, and more.
Central bank heads could be replaced in China, Taiwan, Korea, and Japan in the coming three months. Whether the incumbents stay or not, all four face important policy challenges.
China's central bank has clarified operational details of the market access scheme, through which Standard Chartered expects strong early trading in July.
The region’s top 300 institutional investors registered a 3% rise in assets under management during 2016, according to our 15th consecutive annual survey.
International fund houses have received further clarity on investments into China's interbank bond market, say sources, but central banks remain the biggest drivers of fast-rising inflows.
The nation committed to developing green finance during the G20 Leaders Summit, but needs to firmly set out its definition of the concept to gain international investor capital.
China has awarded the Rmb250 billion investment quota – second only to Hong Kong's Rmb270 billion – as it steps up its push to attract capital and secure A-share inclusion in MSCI indices.
The Chinese authorities have moved to address outstanding investor concerns over access to the mainland interbank bond market by issuing guidance and rules on capital remittance.
China's State Administration of Foreign Exchange has made a significant allocation to domestic equities. Why? And is it reducing its foreign allocation, as some suggest?