It has yet to pick its external managers, let alone fulfil its QDII quota, AsianInvestor’s Institutional Investment Forum China heard. 'Why?' is a question with broader ramifications.
Now that the quota limits of QFIIs are gone, should Chinese domestic investors expect their overseas investment restrictions to go away as well? Five specialists give their views.
The path to foreign control of domestic Chinese fund businesses isn't smooth, as those now applying for majority share licences are finding out. The US trade war isn't helping either.
UK asset managers are not seizing the opportunities in the world's fastest-growing funds market, frustrating those who have pushed for China to open its doors.
China's new QDII quotas were stingy to lifers and banks, especially, but they could yet benefit more in future now a gradual relaxation of some capital controls appears to have resumed.
Passive fund houses are likely to wait for direct access to China’s mutual fund market, but this entails risks, says a report to be released today by Standard Chartered and Z-Ben Advisors.