With equity markets in Asia bearing the brunt of recent bearishness, a new report highlights the risk of contagion from illiquid assets held in some ETFs.
After 40 years of servicing the Asia Pacific region, State Street highlights the key trends it expects to shape the future of the asset management industry.
A weaker yen has made Japanese equities more attractive. The investment in the Japan ETF has recorded a 5.3% return as of Wednesday during the holding period since May 19.
ETFs tracking technology themes received the largest share of fund flows over 2021, as China takes third place in thematic fund market size behind Europe and the US.
While Covid-related businesses, such as those in healthcare, have received capital, other sectors have been losing out — and flexible private capital can fill in these gaps.
The two markets grew by the high double-digits last year and expect further growth in the years to come.
Despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on economies, more than $1 trillion flowed into ETFs globally in 2021, with a growing number of investors looking to invest in thematic varieties.
The cross-border ETF link between Hong Kong and mainland China is set to boost the country’s global market integration and further strengthen Hong Kong's ETF flow.
Thematic cryptocurrency and sustainable ETFs have drawn interest particularly in Asia, which was also the only region to register net inflows for Gold ETFs.
Greater China investors plan to increase exposure to exchange-traded funds, a new report finds, as HKEX waives fixed-income ETF fees and lists first ETF cross-listing with Shanghai.
Record-breaking amounts of capital poured into ETFs last year and in the first quarter of 2021. We ask investment experts whether the surge is likely to continue.
Investors' interest in the mutual market access scheme is muted, but the Chinese securities regulator is already mulling a new connect programme with Singapore.