Over the last month, almost all China-dedicated equity funds have moved into the red, and there were plenty of brand names among the worst performers.
The firm has appointed Lian Yang to head its Taiwan operations, replacing Vina Cheng.
PineBridge Investments has poached BlackRock’s Alfred Lee to serve as vice president for institutional business development.
Returns from nearly all Asia ex-Japan equity funds have moved into negative territory after the recent sell off in Asian equities.
Divergent monetary policies between the US and emerging markets mean further EM stock market weakness, according to Axa Investment Managers.
The hunt for yield has led Asian institutional investors to increase allocations to global real estate commercial properties, according to CBRE.
Fund Selector Asia compares two small- and mid-cap products, the Allianz Little Dragons Fund and the JO Hambro Asia ex-Japan Small and Mid Cap Fund.
The Malaysian firm has launched a feeder fund that aims to invest in global equities and protect investors from market volatility.
China’s recent move to weaken the currency was not to boost exports but to address the governments worries over deflation, according to Momentum Global Investment Management.
Exchange traded products listed in Japan have attracted record net new assets in the first seven months of the year, driven by inflows in equity ETFs, according to ETFGI.
Asian investors seek income products but are too focused on “familiar income-producing asset classes”, according to a Legg Mason survey report.
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Dividend payouts from Asian companies declined in the second quarter, but companies are sitting on record cash balances and operating performance is improving, according to Henderson Global Investors.