Despite an existing and sizeable allocation to China public equities, the second-largest pension fund in the US is looking to appoint specialist fund managers.
A desire to increase transparency is a major driver behind the US bank's move to make its securities-lending dashboard more customisable.
The bank's introduction of DMA in Malaysia coincides with the launch of a new equities trading platform at Bursa Malaysia.
The Tokyo consultancy hopes to take advantage of Japanese regulators'' new attempt to professionalize hedge fund marketing.
New JV will develop Asian hedge fund products and distribute to regional investors.
SingaporeÆs move to protect retail investors also benefits the mutual fund industry.
Hong Kong companies have a low profile on global indices for socially responsible investment - a growing pool of capital.