Experts expect China's first margin financing and securities borrowing deals under the expanded QFII scheme to support more short positions and support foreign capital inflow.
Institutional investors have at times increased their exposure to market risks in unnecessary manners, eroding their potential levels of investment return for no reward.
Raphael Arndt, CEO of the Future Fund, said high asset prices are forcing his organisation to build liquidity and consider lower returns. He also worries about rising income inequality.
Korea's sovereign wealth fund is working to balance out risk factors in its portfolio and taking a flexible approach in ESG investments, it revealed in a webinar hosted by AsianInvestor.
One week away from the US presidential election, investors and experts believe a likely Biden victory would mean more negotiation and potentially a weaker US dollar.
Rising demand for ESG-themed funds has led to the development of indices with sustainability components.