The supply of Chinese non-performing loans is rising, but they are likely to fall short of investor expectations, argue some debt specialists.
After a strong showing in 2016, the gold price has been pegged back by dollar strength and a positive outlook for the US. Still, demand from China is growing, notably through ETFs.
Fund managers like banks and brokers that combine liquidity and honesty, found our annual trading survey. UBS was voted best overall, with other firms prevailing in certain categories.
The Federal Reserve may well rethink its tightening plans amid the continued market liquidity crunch, says CLSA's global equity strategist, who is bullish on Chinese government bonds.
Enhanced Investment Products will today launch a product based on a CLSA dividend-focused strategy amid hopes that Asian regulators are becoming more open to new types of ETF.
Investment guru Marc Faber eschewed his ultra-bearish mantra for once, saying he expects China's stock market to regain momentum despite a hefty slowdown in economic growth.
Tobias Bland, the firm’s CEO, sees no reason why it can’t list its Chimerica ETF on the mainland bourse, but takes a fresh swipe at the fund approvals process in Hong Kong.
CLSA strategist Chris Wood notes the US Federal Reserve has been wrong on just about everything, adding QE is deflationary and is having the opposite effect to what was intended.
A fundamental shift towards alternatives by sovereign and public pension funds will make real estate and infrastructure investments the fastest growing alternative asset class between now and 2020
Asset manager EIP will today launch Hong Kong's first ETF tracking US-listed Chinese firms, with the index primarily composed of internet stocks. It comes just months after brokerage CLSA acquired a stake in the firm.
CLSA loses global trading head; L&T’s India CEO joins Crisil; CME hires regional chief; Vontobel adds RMs; Morningstar bolsters equity team; Mitsubishi UFJ appoints CEO; RBC poaches RMs from UOB; CBRE names Pacific head; and Wealth-X unveils Asia boss.
If the Hang Seng Index performs poorly this coming Chinese New Year, it can blame its losses on the upcoming Year of the Goat, with broker CLSA seeing poor omens for 2015.