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?
The People's Bank of China has taken another step towards liberalising its capital markets, in a move it says will help meet demand for mainland fixed income assets.
AsianInvestor has asked and answered 10 key questions for investors in the Year of the Monkey. Here we predict what will happen to the renminbi this year.
Amid the drama of China's attempts at managed depreciation of the renminbi, other Asian currencies are also expected to slide against the dollar this year – except India's.