Abu Dhabi sovereign fund poaches from RREEF; PineBridge names Middle East CIO; Barclays, UBS make senior equity appointments; and Blackpeak adds advisers.
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The choice of multi-asset income products available in Hong Kong has further expanded, after inflows into such strategies grew 600% year-on-year in early 2013.
Here AsianInvestor reveals the next segment in its top 100 list of asset management companies by absolute assets invested in Asia-Pacific.
Many Asian life firms missed Japan’s stock rally, but are mulling boosting exposure now with embedded downside protection, and fund houses are also eyeing capital ...
Almost one in nine of the richest people in the UK are of Indian descent. That could swell if a surcharge on the nation’s top taxpayers goes ahead, writes James Horrax.
We explore the revolutionary move by central banks to diversify, consider the impact of Abenomics, examine the issues for sec-lending in China and assess the comeback of credit ...
Losing its entire funds team in Tokyo to rival law firm Bingham McCutchen appears a major blow for White & Case's Asia funds business. Meanwhile, Bingham is already looking ...
The Indian firm introduces Religare Invesco AMC after Invesco's acquisition of a 49% stake is completed. The JV is led by Saurabh Nanavati, as Invesco management join the boards.
A study finds just a third of Asian institutions invest in quant strategies, versus more than four out of five US peers. As a result, they are expected to play catch up.
As investors brace for a China slowdown, there are signs of optimism about Europe, and Japanese stocks remain in favour, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch's fund ...
US hedge fund veterans at Salt Las Vegas take a bullish view on their home market, while eyeing emerging markets for short-selling opportunities.
Early reports say Shanghai’ s executive vice-mayor Tu Guangshao has been named chairman of China's sovereign wealth fund, which may give it more allocation freedom.
Asset management executives tend to agree with a recent Robert Half survey that throws doubt on the accuracy of LinkedIn profiles.
The firm has tapped Marco Tang from JP Morgan AM in the newly-created role of head of sales, client service and business development across China, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Despite Salt's party atmosphere in Las Vegas at night, capital introduction is a hard day's slog for hedge fund managers.
With regulations set to be eased to allow Taiwanese insurers to invest lower down the global bond spectrum, Daniel Teng of Cathay Life says it may capitalise, but will need ...
AZ Fund Management says it will launch an equity fund and a pure fixed income fund, while Asia Capital Reinsurance and Taishin Securities Investment Trust have also received ...
Citi’s Stewart Aldcroft explains how positioning for the proposed mutual funds recognition scheme between Hong Kong and mainland China will be crucial for global ...
SSgA loses South Asia MD, Axa hires fixed income head, RBC WM adds in Indonesia, Pimco names Japan PM, Credit Suisse bulks up fixed income, and HK boss joins Northern Trust.
US markets, not Asian markets, are the focus for American investors, say panelists at the hedge fund conference, although Japan is changing up the macro environment.
In the next seven years, only the US will have more millionaires than China, according to London-based WealthInsight. And HSBC finds they will become ever more internationalised.
Market sources say HuaAn, China Universal, Da Cheng International and Bosera all plan to launch RQFII ETFs with their new quotas.
Despite the ongoing rallies and accusations of election rigging, for the country’s business and finance executives it’s back to business as usual.
The firm will soon roll out a Dublin-domiciled Asian fixed income product. It also expects more Japanese money to flow offshore and sees Philippine bonds as particularly ...
Retail banks in the city have been tainted by recent money-laundering cases, leading some to suggest that asset managers are susceptible to being used for such activities.
AsianInvestor is publishing its first list of the top 100 fund firms by assets invested in Asia Pacific. We will reveal this list in descending order, section by section. The ...
Domestic securities firms and locally incorporated foreign banks are jostling for sunshine fund business as the mainland's securities regulator awaits applications.
Asian asset owners have made big gains in sophistication, which some feel could pose a challenge for smaller asset managers.
They see it as a natural progression, although timing remains uncertain, after China's central bank moves to curb speculation by proposing the next step to full convertibility.
The fund will provide loans to producers and traders focused on raw materials, commodities and semi-finished products.
Zeng Huiyu is found guilty of insider dealing on New York listed stocks, while Andy Pau had assisted in share disposals via nominee accounts in his mother's, sister's and own name.
Even relative safe havens such as the GCC countries have suffered from turbulence in the wider Middle East and North Africa, despite the region’s potential.
After pondering for some time about how to reach retail investors in Asia, Vanguard has had its first Hong Kong-domiciled exchange-traded fund approved.
After a series of setbacks, Japanese hedge funds have delivered impressive returns on the back of recent market rallies, fueling anticipation of a rebound for the sector.
The firm has set its sights on the US, Latin America and South Asia as it strives to offer a broader suite to institutions. But market leader Samsung sees greater growth in the ...
Institutions are taking greater interest in Asian credit hedge funds amid low interest rates, high issuance of regional credit and volatile markets.
Salt Las Vegas, the hedge fund industry's biggest cap intro event, will see more Asia-based delegates, fewer gatecrashers and a touch of Hollywood.
Amid rising cross-border investment from Asian asset managers, BNP Paribas Securities Services argues it can complement managers' existing trading desks through outsourcing.
Pimco adds credit PM, UBS names head of real estate, Esemplia hires equities specialist, Northern Trust appoints sales head and Aditya Birla Sun Life unveils new CEO.
US asset manager Neuberger Berman plans to launch a range of global emerging market and Asian bond strategies after hiring a new team from ING Investment Management.
Having recently been named chairman of the $11.5 billion NH-CA Asset Management, Lee Taejae plans to reorganise its internal process and raise exposure to global securities.
Chief executive John Huang is focusing on wealthy entrepreneurs as the Taiwanese firm bulks out its private bank division.
This conclusion emerged from Franklin Templeton’s annual global survey, which found that Indians were the most upbeat, as of late January.
Other Asian regulators would do well to follow recent proposals made by the Australian securities watchdog, argue some market participants.
Private equity house Armstrong Asset Management points to a dire need for investment in the clean energy sector in Southeast Asia.
The Kuala Lumpur-based asset manager has appointed new chiefs for Malaysia, Thailand and its Islamic funds business.
AsianInvestor adds another senior journalist to its editorial team.
A Legg Mason survey of affluent investors worldwide has found Asians most eager to use income investing to grow their wealth, and most curious to know how. See our video interview.
Asset managers appear resigned to the drive by governments globally to collaborate on information exchange and withholding requirements for combating tax evasion, says JP Morgan.