As Hong Kong's securities regulator softens its stance on leveraged funds, Citi's Stewart Aldcroft dismisses concerns that they are unsuitable for local retail investors.
Following the announcement of an ETF trading link to be created between Hong Kong and China, industry players outline the features they most want to see from its establishment.
A veteran of Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission, Christina Choi will oversee investment products, in the culmination of a long-running saga. But there remains a question over coverage of China activities.
Yesterday’s signing of the memorandum of cooperation for the Asia Region Funds Passport has sparked calls for jurisdictions to address the unequal tax treatment of cross-border funds.
The continuing stream of international fund houses considering setting up in Asia has been advised to think very carefully before they do so. The number of cautionary tales is growing.
Industry welcomes move by Singapore's financial regulatory authority to go public with tax criticism of ARFP passport scheme. They say it could force Australia and Korea into a corner.