Asia-Pacific portfolio managers feel equities will outperform other asset classes next year, and that commodities and property are the most attractive alternative investments.
Asia-based investment industry CEOs are exploring how to tap institutional capital and rich individuals in the Middle East.
Qatar is partnering the UK bank on private equity opportunities, with Barclays putting investment staff in Doha. The QFC Authority says more seeding partnerships are pending.
Global fund houses should help to strengthen Asia-Middle East links by taking the ‘mea’ out of Emea, say senior executives from the Qatar Financial Centre Authority.